May 08, 2019 2:22 pm
Naruhito ascended to the Chrysanthemum Throne on May 1, the day after his father Akihito abdicated.
May 01, 2019 9:40 am
The monarchy is an institution beloved of the Japanese people, and an integral part of their national identity.
April 30, 2019 2:11 pm
Akihito, 85, the first Japanese monarch to abdicate in two centuries, has sought during his time on the throne to ease the painful memories of World War Two and reach out to ordinary people, including those marginalised in society.