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  1. FILE PHOTO - Japan's Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako greet well-wishers during their first

    Hundreds of dignitaries to attend as Japan's new emperor declares enthronement

    New Japanese Emperor Naruhito is set to proclaim his enthronement to the world next week in a centuries-old ceremony attended by some 2,500 ...
  2. Japan emperor abdication ceremony

    Japan rings in new era as Naruhito becomes emperor

  3. FILE PHOTO: Japan's Emperor Akihito waves to well-wishers during a public appearance for New Y

    Japan's imperial couple faces a nearly unprecedented situation: Retirement

    When Japanese Emperor Akihito abdicates on April 30, he and Empress Michiko will fade into retirement after decades in the spotlight.
  4. Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will abdicate at the end of April

    Commentary: What’s behind Japan’s announcement of a new era and a new emperor

    Emperor Akihito, who steps down at the end of April, is much loved. The University of Sheffield’s Nicolas Tranter discusses the meaning of Reiwa, ...
  5. Japan office workers

    Extra abdication holidays pose dilemma for hardworking Japanese

  6. Reiwa

    Reiwa revealed as Japan's new era

  7. Emperor Akihito wife Michiyo

    Japanese emperor kicks off landmark visit to Vietnam

    Japan's emperor arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday (Feb 28) for a whirlwind tour that will include a meeting with families of Japanese soldiers who ...
  8. Japan emperor

    Japan looks at steps to allow Emperor's abdication: Reports

    Japan's government is planning legal steps that would allow Emperor Akihito to abdicate and his son to ascend the throne in two years, media ...