June 5, Tuesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. The White House says U.S. President Donald Trump’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set for 9 AM, Singapore time, on June 12th.
  2. North Korea’s state-run news agency has lashed out at what it calls Japan’s insistence on maintaining pressure on the country.
  3. All 21 Japanese detained last month for alleged religious activities in China have been released and returned to Japan.