June 13, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. The environment ministers of the Group of Seven nations have wrapped up their meeting in Italy by issuing a joint statement.
2. Japan’s district court has rejected a bid by residents opposed to the restart of 2 nuclear reactors in southwestern Japan.
3. A survey shows that the use of the harmful construction material asbestos at some public housing units in Japan in the past cannot be fully brought to light.