December 3, Monday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. Tokyo stocks opened sharply higher on Monday, as U.S. President Donald Trump shelved a planned tariff hike on Chinese imports.
  2. The U.N. climate change conference has opened in the Polish city of Katowice.
  3. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe will begin talks with representatives of political parties and demonstrators to find a way to end the unrest that has left many people wounded.