Japan

Japanese government plans to announce name of new era ahead of Crown Prince's ascension

The Japanese government is keeping with their plans to announce the name of the new era before Crown Prince Naruhito ascends the Chrysanthemum Throne on 1 May 2019. This is despite the politicians on the right who want to wait to make the announcement until after Emperor Akihito’s abdication as they believe announcing it sooner would be disrespectful. According to the Japan Times, the…
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Serbia

Serbia's Prince Stefan christened in Belgrade

Serbia’s Prince Stefan was christened in Belgrade yesterday by His Holiness Patriarch Irinej of Serbia in Royal Chapel of St. Andrew the First-Called in the Royal Compound in Dedinje, Belgrade. His Grace Bishop Lavrentije of Sabac, who married Crown Prince Alexander…
Saudi Arabia

US Senate passes resolution condemning Saudi Crown Prince for journalist’s murder

The United States Senate has passed a resolution condemningSaudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the death of Saudi journalist,Jamal Khashoggi, in early October. The resolution was introduced by outgoing Republican Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee The Senate’s decision is a rebuke of President Donald Trump who has continued his support of the Crown Prince and…
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Spain

2018 Christmas card of King and Queen of Spain revealed

As we inch closer to Christmas, royals are releasing their Christmas cards and holiday greetings to the public. This week, Zarzuela Palace released the 2018 Christmas card of King Felipe, Queen Letizia, 13-year-old Princess Leonor, and 11-year-old Infanta Sofía. © Casa de…
Romania

The Queen receives Custodian of the Romanian Crown

Her Majesty The Queen has received Her Majesty Margareta, Custodian of the Romanian Crown and her husband, Prince Radu at Buckingham Palace. The Romanian Crown revealed the visit on their Twitter account. The meeting was private, and as such, no photos have been released. The Romanian Royal House called the meeting “the most important part of the UK visit.” Her Majesty Margareta and…
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Sweden

Swedish royals host dinner for Nobel winners

Last evening, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden hosted a dinner for the Nobel Laureates at the Royal Palace of Stockholm alongside Queen Silvia, Crown Princess Victoria, Prince Daniel, Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia, and Princess Christina. The traditional black tie dinner…
Jordan

Queen Rania awarded The Influential Personality of the Year Award

Queen Rania of Jordan has been presented with The Influential Personality of the Year Award by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum – the Deputy Ruler of Dubai and son of the Ruler of Dubai, Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The award ceremony took place yesterday at the third annual Arab Social Media Influencers Summit (ASMIS) in Dubai. The ASMIS is under the…
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