April 7, Wednesday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1. Japanese industrial conglomerate Toshiba has received a buyout proposal from an international private equity firm, CVC Capital Partners. The value of the offer has not been disclosed. 2. NHK has learned that the Japanese government is making arrangements for Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide to visit India and the Philippines from late April. The visit is planned as Suga works to deepen ties with the United States, Australia, India and others that share the same values as Japan in the face of China’s growing military and economic might. 3.Japan’s Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide will discuss ways to dispose of treated radioactive water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant with the head of fishery cooperatives on Wednesday.