March 25, Monday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

  1. Tokyo stocks tumbled on Monday with the Nikkei Average Index temporarily dropping more than 700 points from last week.
  2. Japan’s government has revealed that on March 14 it officially selected multiple experts to consider a new name for the era of the nation’s next emperor.
  3. An NHK poll has revealed that 19 percent of local assemblies across Japan have no female members.