1. The speaker of South Korea’s National Assembly, Moon Hee-sang, has outlined a proposal to help break the deadlock with Japan over a war-time labor issue.

2. The chairman’s statement for the East Asia Summit highlights China’s growing presence in the region, at a time when the United States is reducing its commitment.

3. The U.S. government has criticized Iran’s decision to resume uranium enrichment at a nuclear facility in the central part of the country.