January 10, Thursday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuka Matsumoto and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. China’s state-run Xinhua news agency says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un vowed to work toward a good result at a second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.
  2. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says Japan and the Netherlands have agreed to work together on global challenges for the Group of 20 summit to be held in Japan in June.
  3. Japan and Nepal have agreed to compile a document related to Japan’s new system that allows more foreign workers into the country.