November 17, Saturday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Michelle Yamamoto and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to use the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum starting on Saturday to express his resolve to promote free trade.
  2. President Donald Trump has indicated that the U.S. may not need to impose further tariffs on Chinese imports.
  3. A U.S. research group says North Korea continues to conduct infrastructure improvements at a nuclear facility.