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Emperor, empress to visit Thailand
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National › Emperor, empress to visit Vietnam, Thailand from ...

National Jan. 21, 2017 - 06:32AM JST ( ) TOKYO — Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will make a weeklong trip from Feb 28 to Vietnam, their first visit to the Southeast Asian country, as well as Thailand, the government said Friday. ... Japan Today, 3 hours ago
Emperor, empress to visit Thailand Bangkok Post, 1 week ago

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Emperor, Empress will not attend 3/11 disaster memorial service

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will not attend the official annual memorial service for the 2011 tsunami-quake disaster on March 11, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Friday. Instead, Prince Akishino, their second son, and his ...
 Japan Times18 hours ago

Abdication panel to lobby for one-off legislation for Emperor Akihito

A government panel investigating pathways to Emperor Akihito's abdication will emphasize in a forthcoming interim report the merits of allowing him to step down through a one-off legal mechanism, a source said Thursday. The panel, set up after ...
 Japan Times1 day ago Japan to release report on emperor's abdication  Xinhua News Agency1 week ago Gov't panel to release interim report on emperor abdication Jan. 23  Mainichi Daily News1 week ago Japan to release interim report on emperor's abdication  SINA1 week ago

Japan emperor: How abdication could usher in a calendar change

13 January 2017 From the section Asia Image copyright /Asahi Shimbun Image caption Emperor Akihito inherited the throne when his father died in January 1989 - marking the end of the Showa era For the first time in two centuries a Japanese emperor ...
 BBC1 week ago Japan sets date for emperor's successor week ago New Japan emperor by 2019  Deccan Chronicle1 week ago Japanese Emperor Akihito sets New Year's Day 2019 to abdicate  News Track India1 week ago
Mainichi Daily News

New Year poems of emperor, empress reflect field of dreams January 13, 2017

Emperor Akihito captured the sounds of insects while Empress Michiko expressed her affection for seasonal flora at the Imperial Palace in their poems written for the New Year Poetry Reading ceremony on Jan. 13. Waka poems penned by imperial ...
 Asahi.com1 week ago Imperial couple introduces their poems at annual New Year ceremony (2017/1/13)  Mainichi Daily News1 week ago Emperor's desire to abdicate puts spotlight on Imperial Family restrictions (2017/1/2)  Mainichi Daily News2 weeks ago Video of Imperial Family released for New Year's Day (2017/1/1)  Mainichi Daily News2 weeks ago
Japan Times

Diet members to begin discussing abdication law for Emperor

Members of both houses of the Diet will begin joint discussions on possible legislation enabling Emperor Akihito to abdicate despite a range of differing opinions being held across the party spectrum, the Lower House speaker said Monday. ...
 Japan Times4 days ago Japan lawmakers launch abdication talks  Nikkei Asian Review1 day ago EDITORIAL Transparency a must as Diet discusses bill on imperial abdicationJanuary 18, 2017  Asahi.com2 days ago Japanese lawmakers to begin discussing emperor's abdication law  Mainichi Daily News4 days ago
Japan Times

Abdication of Emperor on his birthday in 2018 and same-day succession under discussion: government source

The government has started to discuss a plan to arrange for Emperor Akihito to abdicate on Dec. 23, 2018, which is his 85th birthday, and for Crown Prince Naruhito to ascend the throne on that day or the following day, a government source said ...
 Japan Times2 days ago Politics › Emperor's abdication eyed for his birthday in 2018: source  Japan Today3 days ago

Imperial agency cool to proposal for Jan. 1 abdication

TOKYO -- Having Emperor Akihito step down and a new emperor ascend the throne on New Year's Day of 2019 would be tough to pull off given the day's ceremonial significance, the Imperial Household Agency's second in command told reporters Tuesday. ...
 Nikkei Asian Review3 days ago
Japan Times

Government mulls new titles for incoming and outgoing emperors: sources

The government is considering giving Emperor Akihito the title of joko , an abbreviation of daijo tenno , meaning retired sovereign, should he abdicate, sources said Thursday. To avoid powers being split between the Emperor, if he abdicates, ...
 Japan Times1 week ago Gov't to forgo title 'retired emperor' upon abdication, mulls 'former emperor'  Mainichi Daily News1 week ago Japan's emperor to be granted Daijo Tenno title of retired sovereign after abdication  Tass.ru1 week ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Japan may revive historical post-abdication title for Akihito

TOKYO --Emperor Akihito might receive the title joko should he step down, remaining a member of the Imperial family but without a claim to the throne, as the debate led by the Japanese government over his potential abdication continues. Akihito ...
 Nikkei Asian Review1 week ago Japan may revive 'joko' title in possible Akihito abdication  Nikkei Asian Review1 week ago
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