Emperor Naruhito to meet with Macron next week

National Jun 18, 2019

Emperor Naruhito to meet with Macron next week

Emperor Naruhito will meet with French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, during the couple's visit to Japan starting June 26, the Japanese government said Tuesday. The Emperor will also host a court luncheon in honor of the couple. Empress Masako will attend the ...

Empress Emerita Michiko to undergo heart exam

National Jun 7, 2019

Empress Emerita Michiko to undergo heart exam

Empress Emerita Michiko will undergo a heart exam after a blood test earlier this week showed a higher risk of heart failure, the Imperial Household Agency said Friday. The 84-year-old former empress has experienced shortness of breath more frequently during her morning walks since the ...