January 19, Thursday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradan and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. A special prosecutors’ team in South Korea has requested an arrest warrant for Culture Minister Cho Yoon-sun. She is suspected of abusing her power.
  2. Struggling Japanese electronics giant Toshiba has come up with another plan to strengthen its capital base.
  3. The Iraqi government says its forces are in “full control” of eastern Mosul, the largest stronghold of the Islamic State militant group.