NHK gave top play to a report that President Trump said at his meeting with South Korean President Moon on Monday that his second summit with Chairman Kim will be announced “quite soon” and that it will most likely take place in a location other than Singapore. Fuji TV gave top play to a report on Typhoon Trami, which is approaching Japan. TV Asahi led with a report on the dinner meeting between President Trump and Prime Minister Abe in New York. TBS led with a report on a Chinese actress who has gone missing, while NTV gave top play to a report on a series of incidents in which someone has been puncturing car tires in Kanagawa.
Major front-page stories in national dailies included the escalated trade friction between the United States and China following the imposition of tariffs on additional Chinese imports on Monday and President Trump and PM Abe’s dinner meeting in New York.