1. South Korea’s military has revealed that two projectiles North Korea fired toward the Sea of Japan early Thursday appear to have been short-range missiles, resembling those launched in May.
  2. Tokyo and Seoul remain at loggerheads over Japan’s tightening of export controls on some high-tech materials for the South Korean market.
  3. The U.S. government has announced that ministerial trade talks with China will resume in Shanghai from Tuesday.
July 25, Thursday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuko Matsumoto and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai