March 23, Monday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. The International Olympic Committee says it will begin discussions on how the Tokyo Games should be handled, including the postponement during the coronavirus pandemic.
  2. Analysists in Japan are predicting a plunge in business confidence due to the coronavirus pandemic when the Bank of Japan releases its tankan survey on April 1st.
  3. The U.S. government says the number of coronavirus cases in the country has topped 30,000.