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Cabinet approves visit to Hawaii by Prince Akishino in June

National May 15, 2018

Cabinet approves visit to Hawaii by Prince Akishino in June

The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a trip by Prince Akishino and his wife, Princess Kiko, to Hawaii in early June to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the first arrival of Japanese immigrants. It will be the first official visit to the United States by the ...

Prince Akishino, Princess Kiko leave for 10-day trip to Chile

National Sep 25, 2017

Prince Akishino, Princess Kiko leave for 10-day trip to Chile

Prince Akishino and his wife, Princess Kiko, left for a 10-day trip to Chile on Monday to deepen international friendship on the occasion of the 120th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties with Japan. The prince, the youngest of the two sons born to ...

Japan's Prince Hisahito visits Nagasaki atomic bomb sites

National Dec 6, 2016

Japan's Prince Hisahito visits Nagasaki atomic bomb sites

Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko took their 10-year-old son Prince Hisahito, third in line to the Chrysanthemum throne, to see relics of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki on Tuesday. On his first visit to Nagasaki during a private trip, Prince Hisahito offered flowers ...

Prince Akishino, wife meet pope at the Vatican

National May 13, 2016

Prince Akishino, wife meet pope at the Vatican

Prince Akishino, the younger son of Emperor Akihito, and his wife, Princess Kiko, met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Thursday, the Imperial Household Agency said. It was the first audience with the pope by any members of the Imperial family since 1993, when ...