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Emperor cancels attendance at rituals and other events due to cough

National Apr 3, 2019

Emperor cancels attendance at rituals and other events due to cough

Emperor Akihito canceled his attendance at the rituals and other events scheduled for Wednesday after developing a cough the previous night, the Imperial Household Agency has said. The agency said the move was a precautionary measure. The rituals are unrelated to a series of ceremonies ...

New Japanese era name a boon for Australian property website

National Apr 2, 2019

New Japanese era name a boon for Australian property website

What links the Japanese Imperial family and the property market in Western Australia? Until Monday's announcement of the forthcoming Reiwa Era, not much. The Real Estate Institute of Western Australia said it had an unexpected surge in traffic to its website — Reiwa.com — after ...