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Main events scheduled for June

May 22, 2014

June 1 (SUN)

-- eAccess Ltd., Willcom Inc. in SoftBank Corp. group to merge.

-- Kamo Aquarium in Yamagata Prefecture, which has largest number of different jellyfish species in captivity, to reopen following renovation.

June 2 (MON)

-- Japan Automobile Dealers Association to release new motor vehicle sales for May.

-- Finance Ministry to release Jan.-March statistics of corporations by industry.

-- Broadcasting of "4K" high-quality images to begin on trial basis across Japan.

June 3 (TUES)

-- Bank of Japan to release monetary base for May.

-- Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry to release report on monthly labor survey for April.

June 4 (WED)

-- No major events.

June 5 (THURS)

-- No major events.

June 6 (FRI)

-- No major events.

June 7 (SAT)

-- AKB48 "general election" to be held in Tokyo.

June 8 (SUN)

-- No major events.

June 9 (MON)

-- Finance Ministry to release preliminary balance of payments statistics for April.

-- Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry and Nikkei newspaper to hold two-day Global ICT Summit 2014 in Tokyo.

June 10 (TUES)

-- Bank of Japan to release preliminary money stock statistics for May.

June 11 (WED)

-- "Question time" debate between party leaders to be held at Diet.

-- Bank of Japan to release preliminary wholesale price index for May.

-- Finance Ministry to release report on business outlook for April-June quarter.

-- Japan Automobile Dealers Association to release sales of used vehicles for May.

June 12 (THURS)

-- Bank of Japan to hold two-day meeting of its decision-making Policy Board.

-- Japanese National Commission for UNESCO to pick candidates of UNESCO's Memory of the World to be listed in 2015.

-- World Cup soccer finals to be held in Brazil through July 13.

June 13 (FRI)

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

-- Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to release revised industrial production index for April.

June 14 (SAT)

-- No major events.

June 15 (SUN)

-- No major events.

June 16 (MON)

-- No major events.

June 17 (TUES)

-- No major events.

June 18 (WED)

-- Bank of Japan to release minutes of May 20-21 Policy Board meeting.

June 19 (THURS)

-- No major events.

June 20 (FRI)

-- No major events.

June 21 (SAT)

-- No major events.

June 22 (SUN)

-- No major events.

June 23 (MON)

-- Okinawa war memorial ceremony to be held in Itoman, Okinawa Prefecture

June 24 (TUES)

-- No major events.

June 25 (WED)

-- No major events.

June 26 (THURS)

-- Official campaigning begins for Shiga gubernatorial election.

June 27 (FRI)

-- 20th anniversary of sarin attack in Matsumoto, Nagano Prefecture.

June 28 (SAT)

-- No major events.

June 29 (SUN)

-- No major events.

June 30 (MON)

-- Japan Sumo Association to announce rankings for Nagoya Grand Sumo Tournament.

-- 55-hectare portion of Camp Hansen to be returned to Nago city, others.

-- Tokyo District Court to hand down ruling at 2 p.m. on Naoko Kikuchi, a former AUM Shinrikyo member charged with attempted murder for her suspected role in 1995 parcel bombing in Tokyo.

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Source: Japan Economic Newswire

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