March 9, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. Police in Osaka, western Japan, have arrested two people on suspicion of illegally taking fertilized eggs of premium wagyu beef cattle to China.
  2. In New York, the key stock index ended lower for five straight days on Friday. Weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data increased investors’ worries about a global slowdown.
  3. People who lost their loved ones in China’s military crackdown at Tienanmen Square 30 years ago have urged the country’s leaders to tell the truth.