Main events scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 1

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Main events scheduled in Japan for Sunday, Jan. 1:

-- Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako to attend New Year’s ceremony at Imperial Palace in Tokyo.

-- Japan to start two-year term as non-permanent member of U.N. Security Council, holding rotating chair for month of January.

-- Government to curb electricity, city gas prices as part of inflation-relief step for households and companies.

Kyodo News

Kyodo News