September 19, Wednesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Mariko Kojima and Mr. Michael Reese

  1. South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un have signed a joint declaration at the end of their talks in Pyongyang on Wednesday.
  2. China says it will impose tariffs on U.S. imports worth about 60 billion dollars in retaliation for new U.S. tariffs.
  3. The operator of Hokkaido’s main power plant says unit one of its Tomatoh-Atsuma thermal plant is back online.