May 23, Thursday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. Japanese electronics manufacturer Panasonic says it is ending its business with Huawei, following the U.S. decision to ban sales of parts to the Chinese tech giant.
  2. Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has asked the World Trade Organization to improve its dispute settlement system.
  3. Ministers from Japan and France have reconfirmed their support for the Renault-Nissan alliance.