• Kyodo



  • No major events.


  • Okinawa to mark 75th anniversary of end of Battle of Okinawa. A memorial service will be held at the Peace Memorial Park in Itoman to mark the major World War II battle that claimed the lives of more than 200,000 local residents and soldiers from the Japanese and American militaries.
  • 60th anniversary of revised Japan-U.S. security treaty taking effect.
  • Tokyo’s Ueno Zoological Gardens to reopen for visitors who booked tickets in advance.


  • BOJ to release summary of opinions from June 15-16 policy meeting.


  • Campaigning to start in Kagoshima gubernatorial election.
  • Kansai Electric Power Co. to hold general shareholders’ meeting. The utility has been under fire since it came to light that a late former deputy mayor of a town hosting one of its nuclear plants in Fukui Prefecture had bribed executives and employees of the company in exchange for giving work to firms tied to him.
  • SoftBank Group Corp. to hold general shareholders’ meeting. The technology conglomerate suffered a record net loss for last business year ended in March. CEO Masayoshi Son is expected to brief shareholders on its strategy for a turnaround.
  • FIFA Council to meet online to select the host of the Women’s World Cup in 2023. In addition to Japan, Colombia and a joint bid by Australia and New Zealand are options.
  • Japan Ladies Professional Golfers’ Association to hold the Earth Mondahmin Cup in Chiba Prefecture through June 28.


  • 747, or more than 30 percent, of companies listed on Tokyo Stock Exchange to hold general shareholders’ meetings. Many firms have asked their shareholders to join the meetings online and refrain from visiting the venues to prevent the spread of coronavirus infections.


  • 26th anniversary of the sarin gas attack carried out by AUM Shinrikyo cult members in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture. In 1994, eight local residents were killed in the nerve gas attack, which was meant to have targeted judges before they ruled on a case regarding a land purchase by the cult.


  • Takarazuka Kinen horse race to be held at Hanshin Racecourse.

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