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PRINCESS MAKO

Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 29, 2018
Princess Mako's fiance to study law in U.S. from this summer: sources
Princess Mako's fiance, Kei Komuro, plans to study law in the United States from the summer, sources said Thursday, after the couple postponed their marriage.
JAPAN
May 26, 2018
Imperial Couple distressed by speculation about delay in Princess Mako's marriage
The Imperial Household Agency said Friday that Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko are distressed over speculation in magazines about their thoughts regarding Princess Mako's planned marriage.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 9, 2018
Princess Mako's intention to marry is unchanged, agency chief insists at Tokyo news conference
Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, and her fiance, Kei Komuro, are merely postponing their wedding and their intention to marry is unchanged, the Imperial Household Agency reiterated Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / FOCUS
Feb 7, 2018
Tabloids say possible family financial troubles linked to Princess Mako’s fiance behind marriage delay
The abrupt announcement that Princess Mako's formal engagement and marriage to her fiance will be delayed has sparked speculation of reasons other than the official version.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 6, 2018
Princess Mako's marriage to be postponed over 'lack of preparation,' Imperial Household Agency says
The Imperial Household Agency said Tuesday that the formal engagement and marriage of Princess Mako — the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito — and her fiance, Kei Komuro, will be postponed until 2020 due to "lack of preparation."
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 29, 2018
Prince Akishino plans Hawaii visit to mark immigration anniversary as Princess Mako eyes Brazil for last Imperial jaunt
To continue building connections with Japanese abroad, Prince Akishino and his wife Princess Kiko plan to visit Hawaii in June and their eldest daughter Princess Mako will likely go to Brazil in July, an official of the Imperial Household Agency said Monday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 26, 2017
The top domestic news stories of 2017
The Japan Times newsroom selected the following domestic news stories as the most important of 2017.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 3, 2017
Over 60% back princesses remaining Imperial after marriage in survey covering Cabinet, North Korea strategy, Moritomo
Over 60 percent of people polled support the idea of allowing princesses to retain their place in the Imperial family after marriage.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 22, 2017
Princess Mako's wedding ceremony to be held on Nov. 4, 2018
The Imperial Household Agency said Wednesday the wedding ceremony of Princess Mako, eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, and Kei Komuro, her classmate from university, will be held Nov. 4 next year.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 6, 2017
Prince Hisahito, third in line to throne, turns 11
Prince Hisahito, Emperor Akihito's grandson who is third in line to the Imperial throne, turned 11 on Wednesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 4, 2017
Princess's engagement celebrated but mood soured by North Korea nuclear test
Congratulatory messages poured in after the engagement of Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, to her boyfriend from university days was announced Sunday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 3, 2017
It's official: Princess Mako to marry former university classmate
Princess Mako, the eldest grandchild of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, will marry a former classmate at her university, the Imperial Household Agency announced in a much-anticipated news conference Sunday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 3, 2017
Classmates and teachers describe Princess Mako as dependable
People who were close to Princess Mako during her school days describe the 25-year-old bride-to-be as a lively, dependable woman.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 21, 2017
Prince Akishino, Princess Mako visit southern Hungarian farm for livestock research
Prince Akishino and his eldest daughter, Princess Mako, visited a farm raising rare pigs in Bugac, southern Hungary, on Sunday during a private trip to conduct livestock research in the prince's field of interest.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 17, 2017
Princess Mako and Kei Komuro set to announce their engagement to the public on Sept. 3
Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, and her longtime boyfriend, Kei Komuro, will speak to the press together on Sept. 3 to officially announce their engagement, the Imperial Household Agency said Thursday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 7, 2017
Princess's engagement announcement postponed because of deadly rains in Kyushu
The plan to announce the engagement of Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, has been postponed in light of the deadly rains in Kyushu, sources close to the matter said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 20, 2017
Princess Mako's engagement to be officially announced on July 8
The Imperial Household Agency said Monday it will officially announce the engagement of Princess Mako, the first grandchild of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, to a university classmate on July 8.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Jun 10, 2017
The Imperial family and public vs. LDP
NHK has become the go-to media outlet for scoops on the Imperial family. In July, the public broadcaster was the first to break the news that the Emperor wanted to step down and, last month, it was the first to report Princess Mako's intention to marry a man she met at university. Both stories annoyed...
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / MORNING ENGLISH
Jun 5, 2017
Let's discuss the future of Japan's imperial family
Can the Imperial system survive without drastic reforms to its succession system?
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 31, 2017
Princess Mako begins a nine-day official visit to Bhutan
Princess Mako, the first grandchild of Japanese Emperor Akihito, on Wednesday left Tokyo's Haneda airport for a nine-day official visit to Bhutan, during which she is expected to meet with King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck.

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