Main events scheduled for April 25-May 1

© Kyodo News

Main events scheduled in Japan for April 25-May 1:

April 25 (Mon)

-- Nationwide department store sales data for March to be released by Japan Department Stores Association.

April 26 (Tues)

-- Naha District Court to hand down ruling in case filed by four citizens to halt landfill work to build replacement facility for U.S. Marine Corps Air Station Futenma.

-- Unemployment rate for March and for fiscal 2021 to be released by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.

-- Ratio of job offers to job seekers for March and for fiscal 2021 to be released by Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.

April 27 (Wed)

-- Bank of Japan to hold two-day monetary policy meeting.

April 28 (Thurs)

-- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to hold press conference.

-- Preliminary industrial production index for March and for fiscal 2021 to be released by Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

-- 70 years since Japan restored sovereignty under San Francisco Peace Treaty.

April 29 (Fri)

-- Showa Day, a national holiday.

April 30 (Sat)

-- No major events.

May 1 (Sun)

-- No major events.