Government panel outlines proposals on Emperor's abdication, titles

Apr 14, 2017

Government panel outlines proposals on Emperor's abdication, titles

A government advisory panel outlined Thursday its final proposals on Emperor Akihito’s abdication, including what status and treatment he should be given after becoming the first living emperor to relinquish the Chrysanthemum Throne in around 200 years. The panel is expected to finalize a ...

Abe to visit Russia at end of April, former lawmaker says

/ Apr 12, 2017

Abe to visit Russia at end of April, former lawmaker says

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to visit Moscow on April 27-28 for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, a former lawmaker said Wednesday. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov unveiled the schedule during a meeting on Tuesday with Muneo Suzuki, a former member of ...