Main events scheduled for Oct. 10-16

Main events scheduled in Japan for Oct. 10-16:

Oct. 10 (Mon)

-- Sports Day, national holiday.

Oct. 11 (Tues)

-- New domestic travel subsidy program to start.

-- Japan to remove daily entry cap, allow foreign tourists to travel without tour guide.

-- Tokyo metropolitan government to start receiving applications under new system recognizing partnerships involving sexual minorities.

-- Preliminary balance of payments data for August to be released by Finance Ministry.

-- Monthly "economy watchers" survey for September to be released by Cabinet Office.

Oct. 12 (Wed)

-- 30th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Slovenia.

-- Machinery orders data for August to be released by Cabinet Office.

Oct. 13 (Thurs)

-- Official campaigning to start for Fukushima gubernatorial election.

Oct. 14 (Fri)

-- Osaka High Court to hand down ruling on vote value disparity in upper house election in July.

Oct. 15 (Sat)

-- Yamaguchi Prefecture to hold prefectural funeral for slain former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Shimonoseki city.

Oct. 16 (Sun)

-- No major events.

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