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Japanese Princesses attend charity screening of 'Frozen 2'

Two nieces of Emperor Naruhito of Japan attended a charity screening of the worldwide hit movie ‘Frozen 2’ held on 10 December. The event was hosted by Mainichi Newspapers Co at Toho Cinemas Roppongi Hills in Tokyo. Funds raised from the screening will be donated to the Mainichi Welfare Foundation which will use the funds to provide aid to victims of Typhoon Hagibis. The two…
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King and Queen of Thailand meet the Pope

Pope Francis met with Thailand’s King Maha VajiralongKorn, Queen Suthida and the Buddhist leader, Patriarch Somdej Phra Maha Muneewong on Thursday. Pope Francis was greeted at the Palace entrance by the King and Queen. They shook hands, engaged gifts and had a…
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The Japanese Imperial family may be expanded by law

The Japanese Imperial family may be expanded and this by a new law, not by newborn royals or marriage. This was first reported by “The Japan Times” following a new proposal by the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan. They propose to let some ex-imperial family members back into the family. A conservative group within the Liberal Democratic Party has submitted a proposal to Prime…
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Former Princess Ayako of Takamado gives birth to a boy

Ayako Moriya, formerly Princess Ayako of Takamado, has given birth to a healthy baby boy. The baby boy was born earlier this morning at 7 A.M. at the Aiiku Hospital in Tokyo. According to the Imperial Household Agency, both mother and child are doing well. Princess Ayako lost her imperial titles and status when she married a commoner, Kei Moriya, on 29 October 2018, as is the custom for the…
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Emperor and Empress of Japan take part in Imperial Procession to mark enthronement

This afternoon in Toyko, Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako took part in the Imperial Procession to mark the Emperor’s enthronement. The parade, dubbed “Shukuga-Onretsu-no-gi,” began at 3.00 pm local time. The imperial couple travelled at a slow speed of 10 kilometres so the thousands of Japanese people lined up on the streets could get a good look at their smiling and…
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