August 25, Saturday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

  1. A planned trip by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to North Korea has been postponed.
  2. A U.S. research group says new satellite imagery indicates North Korea is preparing for a large-scale military parade on its Foundation Day next month.
  3. Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan has expressed willingness to stabilize bilateral ties with Japan.