Main events scheduled for Jan. 17-23

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Main events scheduled in Japan for Jan. 17-23: Jan. 17 (Mon) -- Ordinary Diet session to be convened. -- Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to deliver policy speech in parliament. -- Bank of Japan to hold 2-day monetary policy board meeting. -- Cabinet Office to release machinery orders for November. -- 27th anniversary of Great Hanshin Earthquake, which devastated Kobe, vicinity. Jan. 18 (Tues) -- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda to hold press conference. Jan. 19 (Wed) -- Akutagawa, Naoki literary award recipients to be selected. -- Japan Tourism Agency to release numbers of foreign visitors ...

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