May 14, Tuesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. The U.S. is planning to extend its 25-percent tariff to nearly all goods China exports to the U.S.
  2. U.S. President Donald Trump says he will meet with the Chinese and Russian leaders on the sidelines of the upcoming Group of 20 summit, scheduled for late June in Osaka, Japan.
  3. A group of ancient burial mounds in western Japan is expected to be added to UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage List.