Japan passes landmark bill for Emperor Akihito to abdicate

Japan’s monarchy is entwined in the Shinto religion and the emperor still performs religious ceremonies. What do the public think? Most support the emperor’s desire to abdicate – a survey by the Kyodo news agency after Akihito suggested he wanted to step …
( read original story …)


Related Post

Koike says no to eulogy for Koreans killed in 1923...
views 53
The Japan-Korea Society, the Japan-China Friendshi...
Tokyo stocks close higher after Trump speech
views 109
Tokyo shares rose Wednesday as investors breathed ...
Going deep to learn the secrets of Japan's ea...
views 123
The wake behind this JAMSTEC research vessel is ca...
Toshiba closer to brink of delisting as memory sal...
views 46
TOKYO -- Progress is still elusive on talks to sel...
Loss-hit Toshiba nosedives on fears about future
views 108
Tokyo (AFP) - Toshiba shares plunged Wednesday aft...
Plus-size fashionista tells Japan’s apparel ...
views 69
TOKYO -- Thanks to the plus-size personality of a ...
Japan – Career Bank reports revenue up 7%
views 95
Japanese staffing firm Career Bank (4834: JP) repo...
Astro Japan owners wait for an explanation
views 96
What's wrong with an all-cash takeover offer at a ...
Bank of Japan tries a little learning where a moun...
views 64
TOKYO (Reuters) - Having spent more than three yea...
Japan PM meets with Trump in NYC
views 83
NEW YORK -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe bec...