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2019 Skate Canada: Rika Kihira skates to first place in short program

October 26, 2019

Rika Kihira of Japan competes in the Ladies Short Program at the Skate Canada International ISU Figure Skating Grand Prix in Kelowna, Canada, 25 October 2019. EPA / TODD KOROL Jiji Press

Japanese Princess Mako turns 28

October 23, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese Princess Mako, a daughter of Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko, turned 28 on Wednesday. The Imperial Household Agency started making an annual announcement on her recent life on the occasion of her birthday after her father succeeded

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Gorgeous banquet follows enthronement proclamation

October 23, 2019

Tokyo–A gorgeous court banquet was held at the Imperial Palace on Tuesday night after Emperor Naruhito’s “Sokuirei-Seiden-no-Gi” enthronement proclamation ceremony in the early afternoon. Emperor Naruhito, Empress Masako and other Imperial Family members dined with about 250 foreign guests, including

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Japan pardons 550,000 petty criminals on emperor’s enthronement

October 22, 2019

Tokyo–The Japanese government granted pardons to about 550,000 petty criminals Tuesday, on the occasion of Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement proclamation ceremony the same day. The pardons are the first ones linked to a congratulatory or condolence event for the nation since

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Japanese Emperor Naruhito proclaims enthronement

October 22, 2019

Tokyo–Japanese Emperor Naruhito proclaimed his enthronement in a key state ceremony at the Imperial Palace on Tuesday, attended by about 2,000 guests including some 400 representatives from over 180 countries and two international bodies. The “Sokuirei-Seiden-no-Gi” proclamation ritual is the

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Remarks by Emperor Naruhito at Enthronement Proclamation Ceremony

October 22, 2019

Tokyo- Following is the text of remarks by Japanese Emperor Naruhito made during the “Sokuirei-Seiden-no-Gi” enthronement proclamation ceremony at the Imperial Palace on Tuesday: Having previously succeeded to the Imperial Throne in accordance with the Constitution of Japan and the

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Duterte leaves for Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement ceremony

October 21, 2019

  President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday left to attend the enthronement ceremony of Japan’s Emperor Naruhito. Duterte departed from Davao City around 6:30 pm. In a press briefing, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo called the president’s delegation “lean” compared to his

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Abe cabinet approval almost flat at 44 percent: Jiji Poll

October 18, 2019

Tokyo–The approval rate for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s cabinet was nearly flat at 44.2 pct in October, a Jiji Press survey showed Friday. Support rose a mere 1.1 percentage points from the previous month, while the disapproval rate slid

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