March 31, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. The name of Japan’s new era is to be decided on Monday. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga will announce the new name at 11:30 a.m.
  2. Ukrainian voters will go to the polls on Sunday to elect a new president from a record 39 candidates.
  3. Japan and the U.S. are making the final arrangements to station Japanese Air Self-Defense personnel in a liaison role at a U.S. military base unit, which monitors space.