TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Emperor Akihito is likely to abdicate at the end of March 2019 and Crown Prince Naruhito is expected to ascend the throne in April, the first abdication by a Japanese monarch.. Reuters India
Japan’s Emperor Akihito has celebrated his 83rd birthday, but the celebrations have been tempered by a newspaper report that he is likely to abdicate at the end of March, 2019.
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TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Emperor Akihito's abdication moved a step closer on Friday when the lower house of parliament approved a bill paving the way for the first such abdication in nearly two.. Reuters India
Japan's cabinet approved a bill on Friday to allow Emperor Akihito to step down, paving the way for the first abdication by a Japanese emperor in nearly two centuries, after he said last year he feared.. DNA Also reported by •Reuters India
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Japan's Emperor Akihito paid his respects to Thailand's late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Sunday on a visit to Bangkok during which he will also see the new king. Reuters India Also reported by •DNA •IndiaTimes
Japan's emperor and empress, on a landmark visit to Vietnam, are expected to express their sympathies when they meet tomorrow with Vietnamese women abandoned by their Japanese soldier husbands after.. DNA