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Main events scheduled for Feb. 17-23

  • February 14, 2020
  • , Kyodo News , 2:03 p.m.
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Main events scheduled in Japan for Feb. 17-23:


FEB. 17 (MON)

— Cabinet Office to release preliminary gross domestic product data for October-December.


— Otsu District Court to hand down ruling over fatal accident in which car rammed into toddlers and killed two of them in Shiga Prefecture in May.


— Prosecutors to demand punishment for Satoshi Uematsu, charged with murdering 19 residents and injuring 26 others at a care home for the mentally disabled in 2016, during hearing at Yokohama District Court.


FEB. 18 (TUE)

— Nissan Motor to hold extraordinary shareholders’ meeting.


— Results of second phase of Tokyo Paralympics ticket lottery for Japan residents to be announced.


FEB. 19 (WED)

— Finance Ministry to release customs-cleared trade statistics for January.


— Cabinet Office to release machinery orders for December.


— Japan Tourism Agency to release estimated number of foreign visitors to Japan in January.


— Osaka District Court to hand down ruling on Yasunori Kagoike and his wife Junko over 170 million yen fraud involving public subsidies for their schools.



— No major events.


FEB. 21 (FRI)

— Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications to release nationwide consumer price index for January.


— Chiba District Court to hold first hearing in trial of Yuichiro Kurihara on abuse of 10-year-old daughter resulting in her death in January 2019.


FEB. 22 (SAT)

— Takeshima Day ceremony to be held in Shimane Prefecture.


FEB. 23 (SUN)

— Emperor Naruhito’s 60th birthday.

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