Ritual enthronement ceremonies begin in rainy Tokyo

Even though it is a very rainy day in Tokyo, Emperor Naruhito’s enthronement activities continue despite the weather. This morning, the Emperor and his wife, Empress Masako visited one of the three imperial sanctuaries where Naruhito reported his enthronement to his ancestors. Both were dressed in ancient-style kimonos. The Empress also had her hair styled in an ancient…
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Princess Chulabhorn recovering "satisfactorily"

The Royal Household Bureau has announced that Princess Chulabhorn of Thailand’s recovery from surgery is going “satisfactorily without complications.” They said that she can perform routine activities as usual. People can sign well wishes in a book at Chulabhorn Hospital. The Princess wasadmitted to hospitallast week for numbness in her left arm – more…
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Princess Chulabhorn of Thailand admitted to hospital, lost feeling in hand

Thailand’s Princess Chulabhorn, 62, has been admitted to Chulabhorn Hospital in Bangkok, the Royal House announced today in a short statement. The Princess’s public duties are suspended until further notice. She has lost feeling in her left hand, and an MRI scan showed that her nerves were trapped around the elbow. The numbness is in her left arm, left ring finger and the left…
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Updated list of royal representatives set to attend Emperor Naruhito's Enthronement Ceremony

Ahead of Emperor Naruhito of Japan’s Enthronement Ceremony on 22 October in Tokyo, we have compiled a list of royals who will be in attendance at the ceremony. Royal Central was able to get confirmation regarding the representatives from Bhutan, Denmark, and Luxembourg. Bahrain: Crown Prince Salman Belgium: King Philippe and Queen Mathilde Bhutan: King Jigme Khesar Namgyel and…
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