March 19, Tuesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. Japan’s government has approved revision to its child abuse prevention law following a series of high-profile abuse cases in which victims have died.
  2. The president of the Japanese Olympic Committee is expected to announce his intention to resign at a JOC board meeting.
  3. The British government is still without parliamentary approval on a Brexit deal after the Speaker of the House of Commons blocked a third vote on the prime minister’s plan.