March 28, Thursday, 2024

1. Australian researchers say China’s Belt and Road initiative is stumbling. They’ve released a new report showing many of Beijing’s investment commitments for infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia went unfulfilled.
2. Japanese musical theater company Takarazuka Revue has admitted that one of its performers who died last year was harassed, and apologized to her bereaved family.
3. The US Navy has begun training for Japan’s Self-Defense Forces on how to handle Tomahawk cruise missiles that Japan decided to purchase from the United States.