March 30, Friday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Mariko Kojima and Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara

  1. Japan’s government is believed to be closely monitoring the progress for an expected U.S.-North Korean summit.
  2. Japan’s government has compiled a basic plan for the ceremonies related to Emperor Akihito’s abdication and Crown Prince Naruhito’s accession next year.
  3. The daughter of a former Russian spy is improving rapidly after her suspected poisoning in Britain.