March 1, Friday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. North Korea’s foreign minister has partially contradicted U.S. President Donald Trump’s description of why the two countries failed to reach an agreement at their latest summit.
  2. U.S. trade officials have announced they are postponing tariff hikes on Chinese goods without setting a new deadline for negotiations.
  3. Top executives of Nissan Motor, Renault Group, and Mitsubishi Motors have discussed ways to strengthen the alliance of the three automakers.