April 7, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. People across Japan are heading to the polls on Sunday to elect governors, mayors and local lawmakers.
  2. Foreign ministers of the Group of 7 nations have issued a communique saying that members share concern about China as it pushes ahead with the “One Belt, One Road” economic initiative.
  3. Prosecutors in Tokyo have asked judges to question the wife of former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn in connection with funds he allegedly misappropriated.