April 2, Tuesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. Japan’s government will send Self-Defense Force personnel on a multinational peacekeeping mission for the first time under security legislation enacted in 2015.
  2. NHK has found that as many as 8,400 foreign children living in Japan may not be attending school.
  3. British Parliament has again failed to agree on alternatives to the prime minister’s Brexit plan as the country’s European Union departure date draws closer.