On his birthday, Japan emperor conveys coronavirus concerns ahead of Tokyo 2020

Saturday, 22 February 2020

Japanese Emperor Naruhito said on Sunday that he was looking forward to the Tokyo Olympics in summer ......

Japanese court sentences man for placing knives on Prince’s desk

Friday, 14 February 2020

A Japanese man who left two kitchen knives on the school desk of Japan’s Prince Hisahito, who ......

Saudi Crown Prince meets Japan’s emperor in Akasaka Palace

Tuesday, 02 July 2019

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met with Emperor Naruhito of Japan at Akasaka ......

Japan’s emperor greets public for first time since succession

Saturday, 04 May 2019

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito greeted the public on Saturday for the first time since his ......

Japan’s emperor performs main abdication ceremony

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Outgoing Japanese emperor Akihito on Tuesday performed the main ritual to hand over the ......

Prospective Japanese emperor’s life filled with breaks from tradition

Monday, 22 April 2019

Crown Prince Naruhito, set to become Japan’s emperor on May 1, is known as an earnest, ......

Japan clears way for first emperor abdication in over 200 years

Friday, 09 June 2017

Japan’s parliament passed a law Friday that clears the way for its ageing Emperor Akihito to ......