July 22, Sunday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

  1. Delegates at a G20 finance meeting in Buenos Aires have expressed concern about the effect of recent trade friction on the global economy.
  2. The commander of U.S. Forces Korea has stressed the need to carefully study whether North Korea is sincere about abandoning its nuclear capabilities.
  3. Severe heat continues to cover much of Japan. Temperatures top 38 degrees Celsius in some places on Sunday. People are advised to remain on high alert against heatstroke.