Japan's Princess Aiko graduates from high school

National Mar 23, 2020

Japan's Princess Aiko graduates from high school

Princess Aiko, the only child of Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako, attended a graduation ceremony at Gakushuin Girls' Senior High School on Sunday afternoon. From April, the 18-year-old princess will study at the Department of Japanese Language and Literature at Gakushuin University's Faculty of Letters. Both ...

Japanese emperor's state visit to Britain may be postponed

National Mar 17, 2020

Japanese emperor's state visit to Britain may be postponed

The government is considering postponing a state visit by Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako to Britain scheduled for this spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a source. It would have been the first overseas trip by the imperial couple since the emperor's enthronement ...

Taiwan NGO donates trees to Japan to celebrate new emperor

National Feb 12, 2020

Taiwan NGO donates trees to Japan to celebrate new emperor

A donation ceremony was held Tuesday for tree seedlings that a Taiwan nongovernmental organization is sending to Japan as gifts to celebrate the enthronement last year of Emperor Naruhito. Among them are trees planted by Emperor Hirohito, who is posthumously called Emperor Showa, when he ...