Japan cabinet approves Emperor Akihito abdication bill

But current Japanese law has no provision for abdication … a problem thrust back into the limelight this week with news that Akihito’s eldest granddaughter will marry a commoner, after which she must leave the royal family. There are only four heirs …
( read original story …)


Related Post

Japan’s Power Players Are Multiplying
views 175
... Japan’s very high awareness of electricity con...
North Korea fires ICBM at Japan – Kim Jong-u...
views 145
The Pentagon confirmed North Korea launched a long...
Prosecutors to question ex-chief of scandal-hit Mo...
views 130
The special investigative unit of the Osaka Distri...
TOKYO | Japan’s pop band Tokio member resigns over...
views 44
TOKYO — Tatsuya Yamaguchi of Japan’s star pop grou...
At least 16 hurt after volcano erupts near Japan s...
views 140
TOKYO - A volcanic eruption Tuesday injured at lea...
Japanese business conditions strongest in a decade...
views 136
Business conditions in Japan are at their stronges...
Hacked Tokyo Cryptocurrency Exchange to Repay Owne...
views 121
TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo-based cryptocurrency excha...
Tokyo, Once a Cigarette Haven, Could Finally Kick ...
views 113
TOKYO — This is a compliant city ... Still, as str...
Tokyo Business Hotel
views 301
Switch main photo to photo of 1/22 Featured Image ...
Japan will be caught in the crossfire of US-China ...
views 61
With Japan enjoying its second-longest postwar exp...