January 19, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. The White House says the second U.S.-North Korea summit will take place “near the end of February.”
  2. Japan’s Defense Ministry plans to make public new evidence to support its claim that a South Korean naval vessel directed its fire-control radar at a Japanese patrol plane.
  3. More than half of a million high-school students and graduates across Japan are putting their knowledge to the test at unified college and university entrance exams.