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Japan’s Emperor Akihito to Abdicate— First in 200 Years

by Rajaram Panda Context June 16, 2017 emerged as an important date in the history of Japan's imperial family. It was on this day that the special one-time law, passed on June 9 allowing the Emperor to abdicate, was promulgated by the National (...) - 2017 ... Mainstream, 1 week ago
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Japan clears way for its ageing Emperor Akihito to step down, a first in over 200 years

Tokyo is eyeing the end of 2018 as a likely timeline for his retirement, Japanese media said
 Business Standard1 month ago Japan clears way for 1st emperor abdication in over 200 years  DNA1 month ago

Japan's Lower House approves abdication law for Emperor

The Lower House of Japan's Parliament on Friday approved a bill drafted to allow the abdication of Emperor Akihito and reopen the debate on whether female members should remain in the imperial family after marriage.
 Business Standard1 month ago Japan Lower House Panel passes Abdication Bill  News on Air1 month ago Abdication of Japan's emperor moves a step closer  Reuters1 month ago

Japanese princess departs for Bhutan on nine-day visit

The eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito of Japan, Princess Mako, left for Bhutan on Wednesday on a nine-day visit.The 25-year-old princess, the eldest daughter of Prince Akishino, second son of the Emperor and second in line to the throne, is expected to ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito starts 5-day visit to Denmark  Business Standard1 month ago

Japan's Princess to marry commoner classmate

Japanese Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, is set to marry a former college classmate, a local media report said.Public broadcaster NHK reported on Tuesday Princess Mako's engagement with her university classmate Kei Komuro will ...
 Prokerala2 months ago Japan princess to wed, sparking debate on shrinking royal family  Reuters2 months ago Japan's Princess Kako to get married, report says  Business Standard2 months ago
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Five things to know about the Japanese royals

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko journey to sites of natural disasters to console victims, most notably after the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. Tokyo: Japan passed a law Friday that allows 83-year-old Emperor Akihito to step down, setting ...
 Zee News1 month ago

Japanese princess's engagement announcement delayed over rain, floods

The official announcement of the engagement of Japanese Emperor Akihito's eldest granddaughter, Princess Mako, was postponed due to torrential rains that have killed seven people while 14 were reported missing.The announcement. scheduled for Saturday. has ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago

Japan's Emperor cancels engagements, cites health problems

Amid ongoing discussion about his abdication, Japan's Emperor Akihito has cancelled his engagements due to health problems for the second time in 2017, an Imperial Palace spokesperson said on Tuesday.Akihito, 83, has been absent from his engagements since ...
 Prokerala2 months ago Japan's Emperor cancels engagements, cites health problems  Zee News2 months ago
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