Main events scheduled for Monday, Jan. 23

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Main events scheduled in Japan for Monday, Jan. 23:

-- Ordinary Diet session to be convened.

-- Prime Minister Fumio Kishida to deliver policy speech in parliament.

-- Head of Japan Business Federation, known as Keidanren, and head of the Japanese Trade Union Confederation, known as Rengo, to hold meeting about annual “shunto” spring wage negotiations at 8 a.m.

-- Minutes of Dec. 19-20 Policy Board meeting to be released by Bank of Japan at 8:50 a.m.

-- Kumamoto District Court to rule at 2 p.m. on damages suit filed against government by two people over forced sterilization surgeries under now...

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