March 7, Thursday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuka Matsumoto and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. U.S. President Donald Trump has said he would be very disappointed if American reports of North Korea rebuilding a rocket launch facility are true.
  2. Lawyers for former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn says he is considering holding a news conference to help restore his reputation.
  3. Japan’s Environment Ministry says much of the soil generated in decontamination work after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident remains stored at more than 100,000 locations near homes in Fukushima Prefecture.