1. Hopes and expectations for the coming year, 1998
2. The governmental draft budget determined
3. Recent activities
1) Inauguration the Frontier
2) Opening ceremony of IPRC / State of IARC construction
3) Holding the memorial symposium
4) Dr. Manabe, the program director, appeared in NHK.
5) Professor Michael E. McIntyre's seminar
6) Dr. Manabe, the program director, became an honorary member of U.S Meteorological Society
4. Main coming events
5. On the home page of the Frontier Research system
6. The references etc.