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Reference | The Week Ahead Sep 6, 2020

The week ahead for Sept. 7 to Sept. 13

Monday Cabinet Office to release preliminary composite indexes of economic indicators for July. Tuesday Official campaigning to start in ruling Liberal Democratic Party's presidential race. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, former Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and former Defense Minister Shigeru Ishiba will contest for leadership ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Aug 30, 2020

The week ahead for Aug. 31-Sept. 6

Monday Cabinet Office to release survey on consumer trends for August. Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to release preliminary industrial production index for July. Hiroshima High Court to rule on appeal by state-paid secretary to Diet member Anri Kawai in connection with alleged ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Aug 23, 2020

The week ahead for Aug. 24-30

Monday Shinzo Abe to become Japan's longest-serving prime minister, overtaking great uncle Eisaku Sato, whose record stood at 2,798 uninterrupted days in office. Tokyo to mark a year before opening postponed 2020 Paralympics. Tuesday Tokyo District Court to begin trial of former Justice Minister Katsuyuki ...

Reference | The Week Ahead Aug 16, 2020

The week ahead for Aug. 17-23

Monday Cabinet Office to release preliminary gross domestic product data for April-June quarter. Economists project a third consecutive quarterly contraction and the sharpest annualized decline on record. Tuesday Sapporo District Court to hand down ruling on Takahiro Tsujimoto for a spray-can-linked building explosion in 2018 ...