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An ageing emperor steps down - and leaves Japan at an awkward crossroads

Powerful logic underscores Akihito's speech

TOKYO—Citing his advanced age, Emperor Akihito released a video message on Aug. 8 indirectly expressing a desire to step down, and although his words were oblique, the earnestness with which they were said startled not just the Japanese but also ... Philippine Daily Inquirer, 3 days ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Japan emperor may soon speak indirectly on abdication

TOKYO -- Emperor Akihito, 82, next month, may express his thoughts about his reported wish to abdicate, The Nikkei learned on Friday. The Imperial Household Agency is arranging for such an occasion, and there is the possibility of the emperor ...
 Nikkei Asian Review2 months ago Emperor will speak to the public on live TV in August  Japan Times2 months ago Akihito has no plans to abdicate, says roiled Japan monarchy  The Hindu2 months ago Japanese emperor 'wishes to abdicate'  MSN India2 months ago
Sahara Samay English

Japan plans law for Emperor Akihito's abdication

Japan is planning to introduce special legislation that will apply only to Emperor Akihito's abdication and not amend the law which does not allow a king to step down before his death.Amending the current law is complicated and might delay the Emperor's wish ...
 Prokerala3 weeks ago Abdication hint puts Japan at the crossroads  The Telegraph1 month ago Japan's emperor seen avoiding 'abdication' talk to honor constitution  Nikkei Asian Review2 months ago JAPÓN MONARQUÍA - El emperador afrontará su abdicación en un discurso en agosto, según NHK  EFE2 months ago

After shock, Japan warms up to emperor's possible abdication

Akihito still works, though some of his duties have moved to Crown Prince Naruhito, his elder son and most likely successor
 Business Standard1 month ago Japan's Emperor Akihito planning to abdicate in favour of eldest son, says state media  First Post.com2 months ago Japan Emperor planning to abdicate: media  Business Standard2 months ago 60 percent back permanent system for Imperial abdication in Japan: poll  Japan Times1 week ago

Japan's Emperor may announce abdication in Aug

Tokyo, July 29 Japanese Emperor Akihito has planned to deliver a televised speech in August on his desire to abdicate in favour of his son Naruhito, officials said on Friday. Officials from the Imperial Household Agency said Akihito, 82, intends ...
 Chandigarh Tribune2 months ago Japanese emperor to deliver abdication speech in August  India Online.in2 months ago

Japan's Emperor Akihito not preparing to abdicate, palace insists

Palace officials on Thursday dismissed media reports that Japanese Emperor Akihito, who apparently expressed his intention to pass the throne to his son, would abdicate.The imperial household agency that oversees Japan's 2,600-year-old monarchy, was forced to ...
 Prokerala2 months ago
Channel NewsAsia

PM Lee meets Japanese Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Mrs Lee were hosted to a private lunch at the Imperial couple's residence within the Imperial Palace grounds. By Linette Lim Posted 27 Sep 2016 16:58 Updated 27 Sep 2016 17:06 Their Majesties Emperor Akihito ...
 Channel NewsAsia1 day ago PM Lee to be hosted to lunch by Emperor Akihito on Tuesday  Today Online2 days ago PM Lee to meet Emperor Akihito, PM Abe in Japan  Channel NewsAsia3 days ago Holiday trip  Japan Today2 months ago

The deeper meaning of the Emperor's video message

In his video message that was televised nationwide Aug. 8, Emperor Akihito posed a much more far-reaching question than had been anticipated, which was tantamount to a political statement requiring deep thinking for full comprehension. The ...
 Japan Times2 days ago Japanese emperor to deliver televised abdication message  Prokerala1 month ago
Japan Times

Panel formed to ease burden on Emperor Akihito but abdication issue looms

The government said Friday that a six-member advisory panel was established to draft a report on how to reduce the public duties of Emperor Akihito, but the politically sensitive issue of whether he should be allowed to abdicate due to advanced age ...
 Japan Times5 days ago Japan government launches panel on emperor's abdication  Kazinform5 days ago Editorial: Detailed debate needed over Emperor's possible abdication (2016/9/20)  Mainichi Daily News1 week ago Japan gov't eyes Oct. launch of expert panel on emperor abdication  Mainichi Daily News5 days ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Japan forms expert panel on abdication

TOKYO -- The Japanese government set up Friday a panel of six experts to consider how Emperor Akihito's wish to step down should be handled, with many in government contending that discussion should center on one-time special legislation rather than ...
 Nikkei Asian Review5 days ago Japan Sets Up Expert Panel to Manage Emperor's Abdication  Latin American Herald Tribune4 days ago Diverse abdication panel omits Imperial experts  Nikkei Asian Review5 days ago
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