Main events scheduled for March 28-April 3

Main events scheduled in Japan for March 28-April 3:

March 28 (Mon)

-- No major events.

March 29 (Tues)

-- Unemployment rate for February to be released by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.

-- Ratio of job offers to job seekers for February to be released by Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.

-- Bank of Japan to release summary of opinions at monetary policy meeting held on March 17-18.

-- Ruling to be handed down to former Komeito lawmaker Kiyohiko Toyama for illegally brokering pandemic-related public loans from Japan Finance Corp.

-- Ruling to be handed down to Hidetoshi Tanaka, former board chairman of Nihon University, for tax evasion allegations.

March 30 (Wed)

-- No major events.

March 31 (Thurs)

-- Preliminary industrial production index for February to be released by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

April 1 (Fri)

-- Bank of Japan to release March Tankan business sentiment survey.

-- Legal age of adulthood in Japan to be lowered from 20 to 18.

-- Changes to Japan's Juvenile Law allowing stricter punishments for 18- and 19-year-old criminal offenders to come into effect.

-- National Police Agency to establish new bureau to counter serious cybercrimes.

April 2 (Sat)

-- No major events.

April 3 (Sun)

-- No major events.

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