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Mar 22, 2017

Panel hears experts on emperor's post-abdication status

A government advisory panel on Wednesday resumed discussions on remaining issues of Emperor Akihito’s abdication, including his status after becoming the first living Emperor to relinquish the throne in around 200 years. Four university professors were summoned to the panel’s 10th meeting, of which ...

Princess Aiko graduates junior high school

Mar 22, 2017

Princess Aiko graduates junior high school

Princess Aiko, the only child of Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako, submitted an essay to her class yearbook expressing her wish for world peace as she graduated from junior high school in Tokyo on Wednesday. “I made many good friends and enjoyed ...