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Thelma Press, 90, of San Diego, seated, received a prestigious honor from the Emperor of Japan presented Jan. 31 by Japan Consul General Akira Chiba of Los Angeles. The ceremony took place at the Japanese Friendship Garden in Balboa Park. (Courtesy of the Japan consulate general in Los Angeles).
“Augustus: the Terrans see themselves as inheritors of the Roman Empire so their Emperors take the title of its first Emperor… As for Centaurius, I figured it ... Where does Japanese come from with Philippa Georgiou, who is Chinese-Malaysian like the actress who portrays her? The explanation goes back ...

Of note is Prague, where Rudolf II, the Holy Roman Emperor from the House of Habsburg, supported developments in art, and sponsored research into the ... the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and is painted as an Edo Period (1603-1868) byōbu screen, perhaps created in Europe and brought to Japan.
AHMEDABAD: The president of Indo-Japan Friendship Association (IJFA) - Gujarat and renowned tax consultant, Mukesh Patel, became the second Gujarati to be conferred with the coveted 'The Order of the Rising Sun - Gold Rays with Rosette' by the Emperor of Japan. The recognition was conferred ...
EMPEROR Akihito, who has spent nearly three decades on Japan's throne, will step down on April 30, 2019 – the first abdication by a Japanese monarch in about two centuries. The Yomiuri Shimbun speaks ... Going forward, we will need to debate whether to permit female emperors. When Crown Prince ...
Going forward, we will need to debate whether to permit female emperors. When Crown Prince Naruhito is enthroned in May 2019, there will be only three male members of the Imperial family eligible for Imperial succession: Prince Akishino, Prince and Princess Akishino's eldest son Hisahito, and Prince ...

The gala event opened worldwide celebrations of the centenary of Polish independence in 2018 and was also a prelude to next year's centenary of Polish-Japanese diplomatic relations. The concert was attended by the Polish ambassador to Japan, Jacek Izydorczyk. The programme of the concert ...
The 84-year-old Emperor will be the first Japanese monarch to step down in more than 200 years. ... Crown Princess Masako expressed their thoughts about people affected by the March 2011 mega-quake and tsunami in northeastern Japan whom they met during their November visit to Miyagi Prefecture.
The Kosho Hajime new year lecture event, in which leading experts from the academic community deliver lectures to Emperor Akihito and Empress ... Kazui Tashiro, a 71-year-old professor emeritus at Keio University, gave a lecture on historical trade between Japan and the Korean Peninsula, using written ...
The government said Tuesday it will compile by mid-March its basic plan on the staging of ceremonies related to Emperor Akihito's abdication on April 30, ... topics to be discussed by the body will be how to avoid a conflict with the Constitution in arranging the first abdication ceremony in modern Japan.
Japan's incoming ambassador to Hungary, Sato Kuni, hosted a large reception for the Emperor's Birthday at the Marriott Hotel in December, just 12 days after her arrival in Budapest. Ambassador Sato said His Majesty Akihito, Emperor of Japan, stands as the symbol of the State and the unity of the people.
As preparations get underway for the first Imperial abdication both in Japan's modern history and under the postwar Constitution, the event should provide a chance for people to think about the future roles of emperors under the Constitution, which says the emperor “shall be the symbol of the state and the ...
Crown Prince Naruhito and his wife appeared at the emperor's side. Masako, a former diplomat, has suffered from stress and has often skipped public events. It's unclear how she will step up to her upcoming role as empress. Emperors have rarely abdicated in Japan, the last being 200 years ago. Akihito's ...
Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, along with other members of the imperial family, welcomed 2018 with a New Year's ceremony at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo. This will be the last full year for the 84-year-old emperor to carry out his duties as the symbol of the state, as he is set to abdicate in ...
The status of the emperor is sensitive in Japan given its 20th century history of war waged in the name of Akihito's father Hirohito, who died in 1989. Akihito has keenly embraced the more modern role as a symbol of the state — imposed after World War II ended. Previous emperors including his father, ...
23 should become a normal day or kept as a national holiday, Suga added, indicating the government will consider the issue carefully. Of Japan's national holidays, Culture Day on Nov. 3 is the birthday of Emperor Mutsuhito, posthumously called Emperor Meiji, while Showa Day on April 29 celebrates the ...
The government is considering how to stage the first abdication ceremony in modern Japan without creating a conflict with the Constitution, which prohibits the Emperor from having political power. Under the supreme law, which took effect in 1947, the Emperor, once considered divine, is defined as “the ...

The 84th birthday of the Emperor of Japan, his Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito was celebrated in fine style at the Japanese Embassy in Kingston. Members of the diplomatic corps and guests came out to show their support to the Japanese Ambassador to Jamaica Hiromasa Yamazaki and his wife Hikari, ...
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited their future home on Friday, an Imperial property they will temporarily move to after the Emperor abdicates on April 30, 2019. The Takanawa Imperial Residence in Tokyo's Minato Ward is the former home of Prince and Princess Takamatsu and has been vacant ...
War wounds still have not healed. Issues relating to Korean “comfort women” continue to fester; so do issues relating to the hibakusha. The comfort women and hibakusha have dwindled in numbers; their war-time suffering requires the attention of the current symbol of the Japanese state. A less-known ...
China has always given a special importance to the emperor in its Japan policy. According to "Thirty Years of Sino-Japanese Relations," published in China in 2002, the emperor enjoys public support of more than 80% in Japan -- a far higher approval rating than any cabinet. Chinese policymakers seem to ...
Dr. Tetsuo Yoshida receiving citation as part of award ceremony from consul Kunihiko Tanabe, The Emperor of Japan has honored a long-time Calgary chiropractor, diamond hunter, black-belt holder and friend to busted-up cowboys everywhere. Photo credit: Marina Nelson 82-year-old Dr. Tetsuo Yoshida ...
Last year an 83-year-old Japanese man, who has survived prostate cancer and heart surgery, asked to retire. ... Japan's government has granted the emperor's wish with a manifest lack of enthusiasm. ... His frequent public appearances in Japan have made him seem less aloof than previous emperors.
Tokyo: Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet on Friday formally approved 30 April, 2019, as the abdication date for Emperor Akihito. The Cabinet's approval ... In June, Japan's parliament enacted a one-off law to allow Akihito to step down and pass his duties over to Naruhito. The law, designed ...
A memoir by former Japanese Emperor Hirohito about World War Two has been bought by a Japanese surgeon accused of denying the Holocaust and the Nanjing massacre. Known as the Emperor's Monologue, the memoir chronicles the slide into war until Japan's surrender in August 1945. Dr Katsuya ...
The Emperor's birthday is an important date in the Japanese calendar. It is a day on which we remember the long and distinguished history of the Imperial House of Japan and its unbroken line of succession that goes back 2,677 years. I can hardly think of a better place to mark this auspicious occasion ...
The memoir concludes with the emperor's statement that if he had vetoed the decision to go to war, it would have resulted in a civil conflict that would have been even worse and “Japan would have been destroyed,” the auction house said on its website. Known in Japanese as “Dokuhakuroku”, or “The ...
With the date for Emperor Akihito's abdication effectively set as April 30, 2019, efforts led by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party to amend the Constitution may be delayed. The government and ruling bloc have looked at holding a national referendum on constitutional revisions on the same date as the ...
KARACHI: A local hotel on Monday celebrated Japanese Emperor Akihito's 84th birthday by singing the national anthems of Japan and Pakistan, cutting a cake along with a speech in fluent Urdu by the Consul General of Japan in Karachi Mr Toshikazu Isomura's, according to media reports. The Consul ...
The emperor's elder son Crown Prince Naruhito, 57, is set to succeed the throne on May 1, 2019, in what will be Japan's first succession from a living emperor in about 200 years. Suga told a press conference later that the government will handle preparations for the emperor's retirement appropriately, ...
KARACHI: In order to celebrate Japanese Emperor Akihito's 84th birthday, a grand reception was organised on Monday by Consul-General of Japan in Karachi. Also present at the eventful celebration was chief guest Jam Khan Shoro, Sindh Provincial Minister for Local Governance, Housing and Town ...
In modern Japan, a gengō (era name) lasts for the length of an emperor's reign and is widely used in calendars and official documents along with the standard ... The first modern Japanese era was called Meiji (1868-1912), which was followed by Taisho (1912-1926), Showa (1926-1989) and Heisei.
People in Japan toast fine whisky by saying "KANPAI," which is the equivalent of ... Japanese whisky came to worldwide attention with 2003's "Lost in ... He'd brought along some American whisky as a gift to the Emperor.
After viewing the sandbar, called Yurigahama, the Emperor and ... In that regard, he feels that traveling throughout Japan, particularly to remote ...
President Donald Trump feeds Koi fish as Japan Prime Minister .... President Donald Trump is meeting with Japanese Emperor Akihito at the ...
During a trip to Japan in 1990, the future president said he would not eat ... Trump told his "entourage" to call the Japanese emperor and ask to ...
Duterte finally meets with Emperor Akihito in Japan ... met with Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of the Japanese Imperial Family in Tokyo.
... Cielito Avancena, met Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on Tuesday ... some in the Japanese government due to his history of controversial remarks. ... They also released a joint statement laying out Japan's support for ...
Philippines' Duterte 'to limit mouth' in Japan emperor meet ... That meeting had put Japanese officials on faux pas alert after a video of Duterte ...
TOKYO -- U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Japanese Emperor Akihito during his visit to Japan between Nov. 5 and 7, Chief Cabinet ...
The emperor is a ceremonial but revered figure in Japan's constitutional monarchy. It is currently the oldest hereditary monarchy in the world, dating back fourteen centuries. Akihito himself is a direct descendent of Japan's first emperor Jimmu, believed to have reigned around 660 BC. The last emperor to ...
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on Thursday began a three-day trip to southwestern Japan, reflecting the 83-year-old emperor's desire ...
Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon has proposed that Japanese Emperor Akihito visit ... During an interview with Japan's Asahi Shimbun newspaper ...
TOKYO, Sept. 23 (Yonhap) -- South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon has proposed that Emperor Akihito of Japan visit Seoul before his ...
Japanese Emperor Akihito's dream of visiting Korea .... Kanmu, Japan's 50th emperor, is a son of Emperor Konin and Yamato from Baekje. Emperor Akihito ...
The Japanese government will decide the date for the emperor's ... Imperial House Law, which stipulated a lifetime tenure system for emperors.
Why the Japanese developed Mumbai-Ahmadabad high-speed rail line ... Fit for royalty: Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko take a ...
The eldest granddaughter of Japan's Emperor Akihito will marry for love and give up her royal status. Princess Mako, 25, announced her ...
Theresa May has met Emperor Akihito on the last day of a visit to Japan to discuss trade and security. The PM spent 20 minutes in private talks ...
Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko are planning to visit in late ... places throughout Japan, particularly to remote places and islands, are ...


 

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