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Main events scheduled for Oct. 25-31

  • October 22, 2021
  • , Kyodo News , 1:12 p.m.
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TOKYO – Main events scheduled in Japan for Oct. 25-31:


Oct. 25 (Mon)

— Japan to launch H2A rocket carrying successor satellite to Michibiki No. 1, 1st quasi-zenith global positioning system satellite, from Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture.


Oct. 26 (Tues)

— Princess Mako to marry commoner boyfriend Kei Komuro, hold press conference.

— 1st mayoral election in 20 years to be held in small Hokkaido town of Suttsu with main issue of whether to host deep-underground disposal site for high-level radioactive nuclear waste.


Oct. 27 (Wed)

— Bank of Japan to hold 2-day meeting of decision-making Policy Board.

— Ex-Nissan executive Greg Kelly to deliver final defense plea after being accused of underreporting remuneration of ex-chairman Carlos Ghosn.


Oct. 28 (Thurs)

— Campaign to kick off for gubernatorial election in Hiroshima Prefecture.

— BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to hold press conference.

— Sony Group Corp. to release earnings figures for 1st half through September.


Oct. 29 (Fri)

— Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications to release unemployment rate for September.

— Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare to release ratio of job offers to job seekers for September.

— Cabinet Office to release survey on consumer trends for October.

— ANA Holdings to release earnings figures for 1st half through September.


Oct. 30 (Sat)

— Tokyo International Film Festival to open, run through Nov. 8.


Oct. 31 (Sun)

— House of Representatives election to be held.

— Miyagi gubernatorial election to be held.

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