BhutanJapan

Young heirs of Bhutanese and Japanese thrones meet during latter's first official foreign visit

The young heirs to the Bhutanese and Japanese thrones met on Monday in Bhutan at the Lingkana Palace in Thimphu. Prince Hisahito of Japan, 12, is on his first foreign visit alongside his parents, Crown Prince Fumihito and Crown Princess Kiko. The Crown Prince Family arrived in Bhutan on Saturday for a private trip on the invitation of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel where they were welcomed by the…
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Middle East

Emir of Kuwait recovers from health setback

The Emir of Kuwait, 90-year-old Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber al-Sabah, has recovered from his recent health setback according to the state news agency KUNA in Kuwait. They reported that he is “in a good condition now.” KUNA cited Kuwait’s acting…
Monaco

Foundation Spotlight: Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation

The Princess Charlene of Monaco Foundation was launched on 14 December 2012. Her Serene Highness, Princess Charlene is the President of the Foundation, while her husband, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II serves as the Foundation’s Vice President. The primary focus is to save lives by the prevention of drowning. The Foundation’s missions are to raise awareness about the dangers of water…
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Japan

Vice President Mike Pence to attend Emperor Naruhito's post-accession ceremony

US Vice President Mike Pence is set to attend Emperor Naruhito of Japan’s post-accession ceremony in October. According to the Japan Times, a diplomatic source says Pence’s attendance is appropriate as then-Vice President Dan Quayle (under President George H.W. Bush) attended the same ceremony for Naruhito’s father, Akihito in November of 1990. US President Donald Trump…
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InsightSpain

A look at the Royal Palace of La Almudaina

The Royal Palace of La Almudaina (or in Spanish, Palacio Real de La Almudaina) is located in Palma, Mallorca (or Majorca) in the Balearic Islands and serves as the official summer residence of the Spanish monarch and other members of the Spanish Royal Family (even though…
JapanPrince Charles and Camilla

Prince of Wales set to attend Emperor Naruhito of Japan's enthronement

The Prince of Wales will attend the enthronement of Japan’s Emperor Naruhito in October representing Her Majesty The Queen at the request of the government. He will also undertake an official visit to the country after the ceremony where he will have several engagements in Tokyo. The Enthronement Ceremony will take place on 22 October, and it will mark the end of the transition period…
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