February 16, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

  1. The foreign ministers of Japan and South Korea have held talks amid worsening bilateral relations over wartime issues.
  2. A series of legal battles are looming as U.S. Democrats prepare to challenge President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to get funding for a border wall with Mexico.
  3. U.S. President Donald Trump has indicated that he is willing to extend the March 1st deadline for the trade talks with China and tariffs on Chinese imports may continue unchanged.