August 8, Wednesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Eriko Kojima and Mr. Michael Reese

  1. A strong typhoon is expected to come very close to Japan’s eastern Pacific coast from Wednesday through Thursday, bringing strong winds and heavy rain.
  2. White House National Security Advisor John Bolton has accused North Korea of failing to take steps towards scrapping its nuclear program.
  3. The United States has announced it will soon put into force an additional tariff of 25 percent on Chinese imports.