Bhutan

Grandchildren of monarchs: King Jigme Singye Wangchuck

With four wives and ten children, the King Father of Bhutan has several grandchildren – including the two sons of Bhutan’s current monarch, King Jigme Khesar Wangchuck. Let’s take a look at the King Father’s 14 grandchildren. The King Father’s most two well-known grandchildren are the sons of his successor and eldest son. Crown Prince Jigme Namgyel Photo…
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Japan

Princess Mako of Japan's wedding still uncertain

The wedding between Japan’s Princess Mako of Akishino and Kei Komuro is still uncertain and a date for the pair to wed is not yet known. Komuro recently tried to explain the financial issue that has surrounded his family and caused the postponement of his wedding in an…
Bhutan

King of Bhutan visits vaccination clinic

King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan visited a vaccination clinic in Mongar on Friday, 26 March. He is currently on a tour of Bhutan’s eastern section alongside Queen Jetsun Pema, Crown Prince Jigme Namgyel and Prince Ugyen Wangchuck. This marks the first visit to the east for Prince Ugyen Wangchuck, who just turned one this month. The King was present for the first vaccination…
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge join President Biden in a special celebration of St. Patrick's Day

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have taken part in a special video celebration for St. Patrick’s Day alongside world leaders including US President, Joe Biden. Japan’s Princess Takamado also contributed to the messages which were shared online by the Irish Foreign Ministry as St. Patrick’s Day got under way. Following President Biden at the start of the video, William and…
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Japan

Emperor of Japan thankful for "perseverance and strength of the people"

Emperor Naruhito of Japan has said that he is thankful for the “perseverance and strength of the [Japanese] people” during the pandemic. He made the remarks on the occasion of his 61st birthday on 23 February. The Emperor also thanked the medical professionals for all of their work during the COVID-19 pandemic. He held a press conference last Friday in Tokyo ahead of his…
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