Reiji Yoshida

Reiji Yoshida is a staff writer and deputy manager of the Domestic News Division. Since joining The Japan Times in 1993, he has intensively covered domestic politics, diplomacy and defense issues as well as the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis.

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

Jan 20, 2017

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 wife, Princess Kiko, will attend the ceremony. Suga ...