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EMPRESS MASAKO

Emperor Naruhito waves to well-wishers from a balcony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Friday, his 64th birthday.
JAPAN
Feb 23, 2024
On 64th birthday, Japan's Emperor Naruhito mourns Noto quake victims
The emperor expressed his desire to visit areas affected by the disaster on the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture with his wife, Empress Masako.
Empress Masako turned 60 on Saturday
JAPAN
Dec 9, 2023
Empress expresses feelings of gratitude and hope as she turns 60
Empress Masako turned 60 on Saturday as she expressed her deep gratitude to all those who have helped her.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Jun 24, 2023
Why Emperor Naruhito's visit to Indonesia matters symbolically and practically
The emperor"s trip to Southeast Asia"s most populous nation carried a deeper meaning amid a tense security situation in the Indo-Pacific region.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 22, 2023
Emperor Naruhito visits Borobudur temple during visit to Indonesia
The emperor, clad in a traditional batik-dyed shirt, climbed the stairs of the pyramid-shaped Buddhist temple in the suburb of Yogyakarta, an ancient city on Java Island.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 20, 2023
Emperor Naruhito offers flowers at Indonesian military cemetery
The emperor expressed his hope that his visit would spark greater engagement between Japanese and Indonesians.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 17, 2023
Japan emperor and empress arrive in Indonesia for first goodwill visit
Their stay through Friday includes a luncheon with President Joko Widodo and a visit to a cemetery honoring Indonesian independence fighters.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 9, 2023
Japan's emperor and empress celebrate 30th wedding anniversary
The imperial couple said they felt "deeply emotional" as they reflected on the decades spent together and thanked the public for their support.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 12, 2023
Japan's imperial couple host first garden party in over four years
It was the first garden party to be held since the emperor ascended the throne in 2019.
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JAPAN
Apr 6, 2023
Emperor Naruhito plans visit to Indonesia in June
If realized, the visit will be the second overseas journey for the Emperor since his accession to the throne in May 2019.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 18, 2023
In poem, Emperor Naruhito hopes COVID-disrupted lives return to normal
The emperor"s poem drew on his and Empress Masako"s online attendance at the National Cultural Festival held in Wakayama Prefecture in 2021.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 2, 2023
Emperor greets well-wishers during first New Year's address in three years
'After three years, I am very happy to celebrate the new year with you all,' the emperor told well-wishers from behind glass on a balcony at the Imperial Palace.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 1, 2023
Japan emperor wishes 2023 to be year of hope amid pandemic and war
The 62-year-old took note of the many hardships people have gone through amid the continued impact of the pandemic, as well as a rise in commodity and energy prices.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 9, 2022
Empress Masako reflects on half a lifetime as imperial family member as she turns 59
Reflecting on the past year's events, the empress said the outbreak of international conflicts and natural disasters "weighed heavily on my heart."
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 6, 2022
Japan emperor undergoes prostate examination after rise in tumor marker
Doctors will study the result and determine whether a biopsy is required, the Imperial Household Agency said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 22, 2022
Emperor and empress visit Okinawa for first time since enthronement
At the National War Dead Peace Mausoleum in Itoman, where the remains of some 180,000 war dead are kept, the imperial couple offered flowers and exchanged words with around 20 people.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 6, 2022
Ceremony marks 150th anniversary of Japan's first railway
The event, cosponsored by the transport ministry and the Railway Day executive committee, was attended by Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Oct 4, 2022
Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako restarting regional visits
The imperial couple have considered face-to-face exchanges cautiously due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19, but they are beginning to make their way out of Tokyo.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 1, 2022
Emperor and empress make first trip outside Tokyo since COVID-19 outbreak
Other than their visit to London for the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II, this marked the imperial couple's first trip outside Tokyo since the COVID-19 outbreak.
Japan Times
WORLD
Sep 20, 2022
Britain and the world bid farewell to Queen Elizabeth II
A historic state funeral attended by world leaders concluded with a ceremonial journey past hundreds of thousands of mourners to her final place of rest.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 18, 2022
Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako arrive in Britain for queen's funeral
The imperial couple is making their first trip abroad since the emperor's accession to the throne in 2019.

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