December 31, Monday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. The Tokyo District Court on Monday approved prosecutors’ request to detain former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn for a further 10 days.
  2. Russia’s president says he hopes constructive dialogue with Japan will continue in wide-ranging fields.
  3. A survey in the United States has found that, compared to last year, fewer Americans think the Japan-U.S. Security agreement should be maintained.