April 21, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1.In Japan, voting for mayors and municipal assemblies has become the second round of local elections.

  1. U.S. media say the FBI has arrested a former Marine who is also a member of a North Korean defectors group that is believed to have raided North Korea’s embassy in Spain.
  2. A Chinese naval official says more than 10 countries will send warships to attend next week’s naval review in Quigdao, Shandong Province.