April 17, Monday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Reed by Mr. Raja Pradan and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

1. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says his government will cooperate with China and Russia as well as the United States and South Korea to prevent North Korea from further provocation.
2. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed victory in Sunday’s landmark referendum.
3. China’s gross domestic product shows the country’s economy is continuing to improve.