January 11, Thursday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuka Matsumoto and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

1. The presidents of South Korea and the United States have agreed it is possible that inter-Korean talks could lead to dialogue between the U.S. and North Korea on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
2. The White House has announced that Vice President Mike Pence will attend the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Olympics in South Korea next month. He will also visit Japan.
3. Software manufacturers are urging users to update their computers after a serious flaw was found in their central processing units, or CPUs.