June 24, Sunday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamakai and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. OPEC members and non-member oil producing countries have agreed to jointly increase production in a bid to prevent crude oil prices from rising further.
  2. Voters in Turkey will cast their ballots in presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday. All eyes are on incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is hoping to win a majority of the votes to secure his reelection.
  3. Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono has announced that Japan will help train Bhutanese administrative officers.