December 7, Friday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Mr. Raja Pradhan

  1. Japan has for the first time enacted a law allowing private sector companies to obtain the concession to operate water supply services.
  2. Japanese mobile service provider Softbank says a nationwide disruption in its communication network stemmed from errors in Software made by Ericsson.
  3. Russian media report that the country’s military has set up radar sites on several islands, including 4 Russia-held islands claimed by Japan.