Japan

Emperor and Empress of Japan welcome President Trump as part of their first state visit

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako of Japan have welcomed their first state guests since the Emperor’s enthronement earlier this month. The first state visit to Japan of the Reiwa era was from the United States of America where President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump travelled to the Asian nation to meet with the government and the Imperial Family. The Emperor and Empress…
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Thailand

Official images released of Queen of Thailand

The Royal Household Bureau of Thailand has released several images of the new Queen of Thailand, Suthida. There are 20 images total showing Her Majesty in varying outfits from military uniforms to formal wear. They announced that the public and government agencies are welcome to use all the images in honouring the Thai Royal Family. Queen Suthida, 40, was born on 3 June 1978 in Hat Yai. She…
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Japan

First official visit abroad for Princess Kako of Japan

The Imperial Household Agency has announced this week that Her Imperial Highness Princess Kako of Akishino is set to pay her first official visit abroad in September. The Princess will be travelling to Austria and Hungary to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the institution…
Thailand

Thai Queen's birthday now a holiday in Thailand

Thailand’s new queen consort, Queen Suthida, will now have her birthday celebrated as a national holiday. The Thai government declared on Tuesday, 14 May that Her Majesty’s birthday, 3 June will, from now on, be publicly celebrated as a national holiday. It was announced by Nattaporn Jatusripitak, a spokesman for the Deputy Prime Minister in charge of economic affairs. Embed from Getty…
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Thailand

BREAKING: King of Thailand crowned

Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun has finally been crowned – over two years after ascending the throne upon the death of his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej (or Rama IX). The coronation was aired live on all Thai channels in both English and Thai. The 66-year-old monarch, who is also called King Rama X, took part in the Royal Purification this morning at…
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