Prince Charles and Camilla

Planet Champion Prince Charles announces Terra Carta

The Prince of Wales has been a lifelong steward of the environment. In 2020 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Prince announced the Sustainable Market Initiative (SMI). The SMI wants to be a global “leader in a transition to a sustainable future by putting nature, people and the planet at the heart of global value creation.” At the One Planet Summit this week, celebrating his 50th…
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Japan

Emperor Naruhito attends environmental conference

Japanese Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako attended the Global Environmental Action International Conference in Tokyo this week. The conference is held every two years, and this year focused on how to have environmental conservation while maintaining economic…
The Queen

Queen Elizabeth embraces technology

A global pandemic has not stopped Queen Elizabeth II from keeping in touch with her people. Once again, The Queen had a digital visit. This time with KPMG, an accounting firm celebrating its 150th anniversary. From Windsor Castle, she heard the stories of four employees from across the UK. She also got a touch of the holiday season as they serenaded Her Majesty with a pre-recorded performance…
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Japan

No public new year celebration in Japan in 2021

Japan’s Imperial Family will be ringing in the new year privately this year. The Imperial Household has decided to cancel Emperor Naruhito’s New Year’s event at the palace, due to a rise in coronavirus cases.  The news of this latest cancellation came as Japan…
FeaturesPalaces & Buildings

Royal Ghost Stories: Glamis Castle

Glamis Castle is steeped in history. Located in Angus, Scotland, it has been the seat to the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne and home to the Lyon family since the 14th century. An author you may have heard of, William Shakespeare, used it as inspiration for “Mac, err, “the Scottish play.” 2020 has been crazy enough, let’s play it safe and not tempt fate. Many of you may know it as the…
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FeaturesMiddle East

Who is Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait?

Following the death of his 91-year-old half-brother, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, Nawaf al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah, 83, was sworn in as Kuwait’s new Emir on 30 September 2020. Nawaf was born in Kuwait City, Kuwait on June 25, 1937, and is a son of Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, the 10th ruler of Kuwait. He is the third of his brothers to rule Kuwait as part of the Sabah dynasty that has…
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