Reference | The Week Ahead

The week ahead for June 29-July 5

Kyodo

Monday

  • Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko to mark 30th wedding anniversary.
  • Nissan Motor to hold regular shareholders’ meeting.

Tuesday

  • Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry to release unemployment rate for May.
  • Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry to release ratio of job offers to job seekers for May.
  • Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to release preliminary industrial production index for May.
  • Japan Tourism Agency to release statistical survey on lodging and travel for May.
  • Tokyo District Court to hand down ruling in Tokyo resident’s lawsuit over forced sterilization under now-defunct eugenics law.

Wednesday

  • Bank of Japan to release June tankan business sentiment survey.
  • Cabinet Office to release survey on consumer trends for June.
  • Japan Automobiles Dealers Association to release domestic auto sales for June.
  • Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo DisneySea to reopen after four-month shutdown for coronavirus pandemic.
  • First city ordinance specifying criminal penalties for hate speech to take force in Kawasaki.
  • Plastic bag fees become mandatory at all supermarkets and other retailers across Japan.
  • National Tax Agency to release annual survey of roadside land prices.

Thursday

  • Amended law on dangerous driving to take effect.

Sunday

  • Tokyo holds gubernatorial election. Tokyoites will decide whether to keep Gov. Yuriko Koike for a second four-year term or elect one of 21 other candidates to represent the capital’s 14 million residents.
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