1.In Japan, voting for mayors and municipal assemblies has become the second round of local elections.

  1. U.S. media say the FBI has arrested a former Marine who is also a member of a North Korean defectors group that is believed to have raided North Korea’s embassy in Spain.
  2. A Chinese naval official says more than 10 countries will send warships to attend next week’s naval review in Quigdao, Shandong Province.



April 21, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa