- Japan’s prime minister says U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to cooperate fully with Japan on the issue of Japanese nationals abducted by North Korea.
- Saturday marks the first anniversary of the Panmunjom Declaration by North and South Korean leaders toward the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Since then, little progress has been made.
- U.S. President Trump says he will pull the U.S. out of an international arms treaty.
April 27, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu