March 12, Monday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara

1. Japan’s Finance Ministry will admit to the Diet that alterations were made to documents on a controversial state land deal.
2. South Korean diplomats are continuing their push ahead of two landmark summits with North Korea.
3. The Chinese government has stepped up moves to suppress public concern and criticism of the constitutional amendment that solidified President Xi Jinping’s one-person rule indefinitely.