Main events scheduled for Aug. 29-Sept. 4

Main events scheduled in Japan for Aug. 29-Sept. 4:

Aug. 29 (Mon)

-- No major events.

Aug. 30 (Tues)

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

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

-- Evacuation order imposed on part of Futaba hosting crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant to be lifted.

-- Kyoto District Court to hand down ruling on Shogo Arimoto over arson attack in community of Korean residents in Kyoto.

-- Takamatsu District Court to rule on damages suit over Kagawa Prefecture's ordinance recommending that screen-time be limited to reduce internet and video game addiction.

Aug. 31 (Wed)

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

-- Survey on consumer trends for August to be released by Cabinet Office.

Sept. 1 (Thurs)

-- Statistics showing corporate financial results by industry for April-June to be released by Finance Ministry.

-- New motor vehicle sales data for August to be released by Japan Automobile Dealers Association.

-- Hunting season for dolphins and small whales to begin in Taiji, Wakayama Prefecture.

Sept. 2 (Fri)

-- No major events.

Sept. 3 (Sat)

-- No major events.

Sept. 4 (Sun)

-- No major events.

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