March 4, Saturday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

1. Malaysia’s government has suggested it may be difficult to detain a North Korean suspect who is believed to be at the North’s embassy. Malaysian police have obtained a warrant in connection with the killing of the half-brother of the North’s leader, Kim Jong Un.
2. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is arranging his first official visit to Japan. The visit may be set for March 17th and 18th.