Main events scheduled in Japan for Jan. 16-22:
Jan. 16 (Mon)
-- Japan and India to conduct first joint fighter jet drill through Jan. 26.
Jan. 17 (Tues)
-- Bank of Japan to hold two-day monetary policy meeting.
Jan. 18 (Wed)
-- Machinery orders for November to be released by Cabinet Office.
-- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to hold press conference.
-- Numbers of foreign visitors arriving in Japan in December, whole of 2022 to be released by Japan National Tourism Organization.
-- Ruling to be handed down by Nara District Court on House of Representatives lawmaker belonging to Japan Innovation Party over violation of public offices election law in October 2021 vote.
-- Ruling to be handed down by Tokyo High Court over case involving 3 ex-TEPCO executives who were acquitted of failing to prevent Fukushima nuclear crisis.
Jan. 19 (Thurs)
-- Customs-cleared trade statistics for December, whole of 2022 to be released by Finance Ministry.
-- Campaigning to start for gubernatorial election in Aichi Prefecture.
-- Akutagawa, Naoki literary award recipients to be selected.
Jan. 20 (Fri)
-- National consumer price indexes for December, whole of 2022 to be released by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.
Jan. 21 (Sat)
-- No major events.
Jan. 22 (Sun)
-- Gubernatorial election to be held in Yamanashi Prefecture.