NHK gave top play to a report that Kim Yong Chol, the high-ranking North Korean official who has been visiting the U.S., will return to North Korea as early as today. NTV led with a report that President Trump told reporters that the U.S.-DPRK summit will be held in Singapore on June 12 as originally planned. TBS gave top play to updates on the scandal involving Nihon University’s American football team. Fuji TV and TV Asahi reported on follow-up reports on the sudden death of a well-known real estate mogul in Wakayama.
Major front-page items in national papers included the conclusion of the G7 financial ministerial meeting in Whistler, Canada, on Saturday and the defense ministerial meeting between the U.S., Japan, and South Korean held in Singapore yesterday.