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 9:17 am
The new emperor, Naruhito, who Wednesday received the sacred imperial regalia that represents his rightful succession to the world’s oldest monarchy, takes the place of an enormously popular monarch.
October 20, 2017 9:17 am
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.
September 20, 2017 3:10 pm
Emperor Akihito, accompanied by his wife, Empress Michiko, paid respects at Koma Shrine in the town of Hidaka north of Tokyo, as part of a two-day private study trip to the region, said palace officials.
June 09, 2017 9:49 am
Japan emperor abdication: As per the old imperial law, sitting emperors can't resign from their honorary posts. But through this one-off bill, Emperor Akihito is allowed to pass the throne to Crown Prince Naruhito, who is the eldest of his three children.
May 19, 2017 9:50 am
Emperor Akihito descended the throne in 1989 after the death of Japan's longest reigning Emperor Hirohito.
April 09, 2015 10:04 am
In Palau, half of the estimated 16,200 war-dead are still unaccounted for more than 60 years after the search began.
November 28, 2013 11:55 am
In reverence to the emperor,people don't talk to him directly or touch him.
November 09, 2013 1:34 am
The Parliaments upper house barred Yamamoto from attending events with the imperial family and issued a stern warning.
December 24, 2010 11:52 am
The emperor said the more he ages the more he understands the needs of the elderly.
April 30, 2019 3:57 pm
Akihito embraced his role as peacemaker and often represented his father on reconciliatory missions as young crown prince, decades before he became the emperor himself.