December 13, Thursday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

  1. Researchers say up to 60 percent of sandy beaches in Japan could disappear by the end of this century because of rising sea levels brought by global warming.
  2. The Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Union and Japan appears set to come into effect on February 1st.
  3. British Prime Minister Theresa May has survived a non-confidence vote brought against her by members of her Conservative Party.