June 2, Saturday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

  1. U.S. President Donald Trump has announced that he will hold talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on June 12th in Singapore as initially planned.
  2. High-ranking officials from North and South Korea have agreed that the 2 countries will hold military talks as a step to ease tensions.
  3. The European Union says it plans to slap tariffs on 2.8 billion euros’ worth of American products in retaliation for U.S. levies on metal imports.