April 15, Saturday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. North Korea has held a military parade showcasing a new type of intermediate ballistic missile and other arsenal.
2. The U.S. government has declined to designate China as a “currency manipulator,” but will keep the country on its “monitoring list,” along with 5 other economies.