Main events scheduled for April 12-18

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Main events scheduled in Japan for April 12-18:

April 12 (Mon)

-- 25th anniversary of U.S.-Japan agreement on return of U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma.

-- COVID-19 vaccinations to begin for people aged 65 and older.

April 13 (Tues)

-- Campaigning for vacant House of Representatives seat to start in Hokkaido No. 2 constituency.

April 14 (Wed)

-- 100 days until opening of Tokyo Olympics.

-- Cabinet Office to release machinery orders data for February.

April 15 (Thurs)

-- Bank of Japan to release quarterly report assessing regional economies.

April 16 (Fri)

-- Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to meet with U.S. President Joe Biden in Washington.

-- 5th anniversary of deadly Kumamoto earthquake.

-- Annie Awards to be presented online, with several Japanese animated films nominated.

April 17 (Sat)

-- No major events.

April 18 (Sun)

-- No major events.