January 22, Tuesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. A Tokyo court has denied another bail request by Nissan Motor’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn.]
  2. The Japanese prime minister is seeking progress in talks with Russia on signing a peace treaty that would include a solution to the issue of Russian-held islands.
  3. U.S. and North Korean officials appear to have met in Sweden, following the announcement by the U.S. of a second summit next month.