April 13, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

  1. North Korea’s state media says leader Kim Jong Un is open to a third summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, as long as Washington offers mutually acceptable terms for an agreement.
  2. In the meeting of the Group of 20 nations’ finance chiefs, Japan called on other countries to cooperate and implement structural reforms to correct global current account imbalances that are behind trade friction.
  3. The top executives from Nissan Motor, Mitsubishi Motors and Renault have convened for the first meeting of the auto alliance’s new oversight body.