Main events scheduled for Sept. 28-Oct. 4

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Main events scheduled in Japan for Sept. 28-Oct. 4:

Sept. 28 (Mon)

-- No major events.

Sept. 29 (Tues)

-- No major events.

Sept. 30 (Wed)

-- Tachikawa branch of Tokyo District Court to hold first hearing in trial of Takahiro Shiraishi, indicted for murdering, dismembering and storing bodies of eight women and a man in his apartment in 2017.

-- Sendai High Court to hand down ruling in appeal trial on damages suit filed by around 3,650 survivor plaintiffs over 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis.

Oct. 1 (Thurs)

-- Bank of Japan to release quarterly Tankan survey.

-- 1st anniversary of consumption tax hike to 10 percent from 8 percent.

Oct. 2 (Fri)

-- Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications to release unemployment rate for August.

-- Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare to release ratio of job offers to job seekers for August.

-- Mito District Court to hand down ruling in trial of Fumio Miyazaki, accused of assaulting male driver after forcing him to pull over in high-profile road-rage incident.

Oct. 3 (Sat)

-- No major events.

Oct. 4 (Sun)

-- No major events.