April 15, Monday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant has begun removing nuclear fuel from a storage pool inside one of the damaged reactor buildings at the complex.
  2. China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi has expressed his willingness to boost economic cooperation with Japan.
  3. Japan and the United States are set to kick off a new round of trade negotiations hoping to strike a two-way agreement.