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'We came here because it's a once in a lifetime opportunity and we wanted to celebrate this event, says a Japanese who traveled from Saitama, 40 kilometers north of Tokyo
The survey, conducted in the wake of last week's enthronement proclamation ceremony for Emperor Naruhito, found 81.9% favor Japan having a woman take the throne, with 13.5% opposed
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Dressed in a ceremonial outfit dominated by a draped outer robe in copper, Naruhito announces: 'I hereby declare my enthronement at home and abroad'
Japan's new Emperor Naruhito officially proclaims his ascension in a series of events expected to be attended by foreign dignitaries from over 180 countries
(UPDATED) The Philippine leader, bringing a supposedly ‘leaner’ delegation, will also attend the Emperor’s Banquet and Prime Minister's Banquet
The parade, originally scheduled for October 22, would mark the official proclamation of Emperor Naruhito's enthronement
Emperor Naruhito's comments are monitored in Tokyo and throughout Asia for any change in tone but he closely echoed the language employed by his father Akihito
The Philippine President says it would be his country's great honor to receive Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako some time in the future
Tricky negotiations over Washington's insistence that Japan open markets to more US products or face steep auto tariffs have been all but set aside until after elections here in July
'I really believe that Iran would like to make a deal. I think that's very smart of them and I think there's a possibility for that to happen also,' US President Donald Trump says
(UPDATED) Donald Trump's palace visit in the morning, followed by a royal banquet in the evening, is the main event in a feel-good trip
Japanese and US officials hail as 'unprecedented' the relationship between Trump and his 'golf buddy', Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and the pair will again find time for a round to cement their diplomatic bromance
The decision by Japan to put Trump at the head of the line for Naruhito illustrates the unique bond between the one-time bitterest of enemies, while delivering rival China a timely reminder that the United States is not alone in Asia
'I sincerely wish that our country, hand-in-hand with foreign countries, seeks world peace and further development,' says Emperor Naruhito
Naruhito will formally take possession of the sacred imperial regalia at a solemn ceremony later Wednesday, May 1, but he became the 126th emperor at the stroke of midnight, ushering in the 'Reiwa' imperial era
A survey by the Asahi Shimbun daily shows 45% of Japanese 'felt unhappy' about the 10-day vacation for the Emperor's abdication
The name consists of two characters: 'Rei', which can have meanings related to 'order' but also 'auspicious' and 'Wa', usually translated as 'peace' or 'harmony'