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PhysOrg
ZnO-coated high-performance bearings developedof Masahiro Goto, distinguished chief researcher, Center for Green Research on
ZnO-coated high-performance bearings developed
PhysOrg / Posted 8 hours ago
of Masahiro Goto, distinguished chief researcher, Center for Green Research on Energy and Environmental Materials, NIMS; Michiko Sasaki, postdoctoral researcher, Center for Materials Research by Information Integration, NIMS; Masahiro Tosa, group... Read more
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MPNnow.com
Next president should disclose Amelia Earhart’s fatehurt her. She had bruises, and one time her arm was hurt. Then, one day, police
Next president should disclose Amelia Earhart’s fate
MPNnow.com / Posted 3 days ago
hurt her. She had bruises, and one time her arm was hurt. Then, one day, police said she was dead of disease.”In 1970, Michiko Sugita, a Japanese woman who in 1937 was the 11-year-old daughter of Saipan’s police chief, revealed Earhart was... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Asean Selections 2016Cambodia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Thailand. The exhibition will open with
Asean Selections 2016
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 10 days ago
Cambodia, Vietnam, the Philippines and Thailand. The exhibition will open with a special talk where Japanese textile artist Michiko Uehara and all 10 textile designers whose works are selected to join the exhibition will share their inspiration,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan, S Korea strike conciliatory note on war anniversarynever be repeated," he said. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) bows to an
Japan, S Korea strike conciliatory note on war anniversary
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
never be repeated," he said. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) bows to an altar beside Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko during the official annual memorial service for war victims, in Tokyo, on Aug 15, 2016. (Photo: AFP/Toru... Read more
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Japan Today
Abe vows not to repeat tragedy of war ‹ Japan Todayin war, have triggered criticisms from China and South Korea. The ceremony was
Abe vows not to repeat tragedy of war ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 11 days ago
in war, have triggered criticisms from China and South Korea. The ceremony was attended by Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko along with about 5,000 relatives of the war dead. “Reflecting on our past and bearing in mind the feelings of deep... Read more
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Reuters
Japan PM sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead14, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) walks
Japan PM sends ritual offering to Yasukuni shrine for war dead
Reuters / Posted 11 days ago
14, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) walks past Japan's Emperor Akihito (L) and Empress Michiko during a memorial service ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War Two at Budokan Hall... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Fashion: Escape the cold in style$159.90 Le Specs 'The Prince' $99.95 French Connection Stratus duffle bag $11
Fashion: Escape the cold in style
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 12 days ago
$159.90 Le Specs 'The Prince' $99.95 French Connection Stratus duffle bag $119.90 Matakana Botanicals After Sun Soothing Lotion $16.90 Ultraceuticals SunActive SPF 50+ Mineral Face & Body Lotion $69 Follow Michiko on Instagram: @michikoh... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Emperor Akihito plays defenseAkihito has always made his views on Japan's proper course quietly clear. His m
Emperor Akihito plays defense
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
Akihito has always made his views on Japan's proper course quietly clear. His marriage to a commoner, now the Empress Michiko, was seen as an affirmation of equality among Japanese and of the idea that marriage involves mutual consent--both... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masakoand the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 8
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masako
Brisbane Times / Posted 16 days ago
and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 82-year-old Akihito, who with Empress Michiko has won hearts at home by championing the disadvantaged and worked to heal the wounds of World War II, hinted in a... Read more
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The Age
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masakoand the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 8
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masako
The Age / Posted 16 days ago
and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 82-year-old Akihito, who with Empress Michiko has won hearts at home by championing the disadvantaged and worked to heal the wounds of World War II, hinted in a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masakoand the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 8
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masako
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 days ago
and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 82-year-old Akihito, who with Empress Michiko has won hearts at home by championing the disadvantaged and worked to heal the wounds of World War II, hinted in a... Read more
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WA Today
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masakoand the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 8
Palace life has been no fairytale for Japan's Crown Princess Masako
WA Today / Posted 16 days ago
and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 82-year-old Akihito, who with Empress Michiko has won hearts at home by championing the disadvantaged and worked to heal the wounds of World War II, hinted in a... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Japan's crown prince ready for throne, but no fairytale for his unhappy princessand the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 8
Japan's crown prince ready for throne, but no fairytale for his unhappy princess
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 82-year-old Akihito, who with Empress Michiko has won hearts at home by championing the disadvantaged and worked to heal the wounds of World War Two abroad, hinted... Read more
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Reuters
Japan's crown prince ready for throne, but no fairytale for his unhappy princessand the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 8
Japan's crown prince ready for throne, but no fairytale for his unhappy princess
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
and the woman who has struggled to adjust to royal life becomes empress. The 82-year-old Akihito, who with Empress Michiko has won hearts at home by championing the disadvantaged and worked to heal the wounds of World War Two abroad, hinted... Read more
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Japan Today
Who is Naruhito, Japan's likely next emperor? ‹ Japan Todaya family seen as a model for the nation. His name in Chinese character means a
Who is Naruhito, Japan's likely next emperor? ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 16 days ago
a family seen as a model for the nation. His name in Chinese character means a person with heavenly virtues. His mother, Michiko, the first commoner to become empress, helped to bring in fresh changes to the palace in child-rearing and education.... Read more
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CTV News
Who will be Japan's next emperor?a family seen as a model for the nation. His name in Chinese character means a
Who will be Japan's next emperor?
CTV News / Posted 17 days ago
a family seen as a model for the nation. His name in Chinese character means a person with heavenly virtues. His mother, Michiko, the first commoner to become empress, helped to bring in fresh changes to the palace in child-rearing and education.... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Who is Naruhito, Japan's likely next emperor?a family seen as a model for the nation. His name in Chinese character means a
Who is Naruhito, Japan's likely next emperor?
Brandon Sun / Posted 17 days ago
a family seen as a model for the nation. His name in Chinese character means a person with heavenly virtues. His mother, Michiko, the first commoner to become empress, helped to bring in fresh changes to the palace in child-rearing and education.... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Who is Naruhito, Japan's likely next emperor?a family seen as a model for the nation. His name in Chinese character means a
Who is Naruhito, Japan's likely next emperor?
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 17 days ago
a family seen as a model for the nation. His name in Chinese character means a person with heavenly virtues. His mother, Michiko, the first commoner to become empress, helped to bring in fresh changes to the palace in child-rearing and education.... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Who is Naruhito, Japan’s likely next emperor?Crown Prince Naruhito, left, Crown Princess Masako, center and Prince Akishino
Who is Naruhito, Japan’s likely next emperor?
Manila Bulletin / Posted 17 days ago
Crown Prince Naruhito, left, Crown Princess Masako, center and Prince Akishino see off Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko leaving for India at Haneda international airport in Tokyo, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)... Read more
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Orange County Register
5 things to know about Japan's emperor and the Imperial familyof whom were members of noble families. Akihito was the first emperor permitted
5 things to know about Japan's emperor and the Imperial family
Orange County Register / Posted 17 days ago
of whom were members of noble families. Akihito was the first emperor permitted to marry a commoner, and he did, marrying Michiko Shoda in 1956 after meeting her on a tennis court, launching a tennis boom in Japan. Akihito’s elder son, Crown... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Japan’s Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rulein line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father’s duties. In
Japan’s Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rule
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 17 days ago
in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father’s duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from declining... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Five things to know about Japan’s imperial familyof whom were members of noble families. Akihito was the first emperor permitted
Five things to know about Japan’s imperial family
The Globe and Mail / Posted 17 days ago
of whom were members of noble families. Akihito was the first emperor permitted to marry a commoner, and he did, marrying Michiko Shoda in 1956 after meeting her on a tennis court, launching a tennis boom in Japan. Akihito’s elder son, Crown... Read more
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The Telegraph
Abdication hint puts Japan at the crossroadspunishing schedule, despite treatment for prostate cancer in 2003 and heart sur
Abdication hint puts Japan at the crossroads
The Telegraph / Posted 17 days ago
punishing schedule, despite treatment for prostate cancer in 2003 and heart surgery in 2012. He and his wife, Empress Michiko - the first commoner to marry into the imperial family - have become consolers in chief for victims of natural... Read more
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EuroNews
Japanese emperor's apparent desire to step down poses succession questionsthe changed constitution he was also the first emperor permitted to marry a com
Japanese emperor's apparent desire to step down poses succession questions
EuroNews / Posted 17 days ago
the changed constitution he was also the first emperor permitted to marry a commoner, which he did in 1956 after meeting Michiko Shoda while playing tennis. The emperor has made an effort to be less distant from the Japanese people than his... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 17 days ago
and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday — Dec.... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 18 days ago
and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday — Dec.... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
The Record Searchlight / Posted 18 days ago
and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday — Dec.... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 18 days ago
and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday — Dec.... Read more
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Daily Journal
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
Daily Journal / Posted 18 days ago
and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday — Dec.... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 18 days ago
and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday — Dec.... Read more
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Daily Record
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday — Dec.... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday — Dec.... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Why can't Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of
Why can't Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 18 days ago
and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday — Dec.... Read more
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York Daily Record
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of
Can Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
York Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday — Dec.... Read more
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USA Today
Why can't Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of
Why can't Japan's Emperor Akihito retire?
USA Today / Posted 18 days ago
and is not permitted to take part in political activity. But despite a lack of government authority, Akihito and Empress Michiko are venerated by the Japanese, and the imperial family remains a popular institution. The emperor’s birthday — Dec.... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Japan’s long-reigning emperor signals intention to step downImperial Navy sailor who fought on the island of Peleliu, in the Western Pacifi
Japan’s long-reigning emperor signals intention to step down
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 18 days ago
Imperial Navy sailor who fought on the island of Peleliu, in the Western Pacific, during World War II. Akihito and Empress Michiko visited Peleliu in 2015 and laid wreaths at separate memorials to American and Japanese soldiers who died in vicious... Read more
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International Business Times
The life and reign of Japan's much-loved Emperor Akihito in pictures to Emperor Hirohito, in whose name Japan fought World War Two. Akihito is the f
The life and reign of Japan's much-loved Emperor Akihito in pictures
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
to Emperor Hirohito, in whose name Japan fought World War Two. Akihito is the first royal heir to have married a commoner, Michiko Shoda, the daughter of a wealthy industrialist. Akihito has sought to deepen Japan's ties with the world through... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Japan’s long-reigning emperor signals intention to step downImperial Navy sailor who fought on the island of Peleliu, in the Western Pacifi
Japan’s long-reigning emperor signals intention to step down
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 18 days ago
Imperial Navy sailor who fought on the island of Peleliu, in the Western Pacific, during World War II. Akihito and Empress Michiko visited Peleliu in 2015 and laid wreaths at separate memorials to American and Japanese soldiers who died in vicious... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Japan’s long-reigning emperor signals intention to step downImperial Navy sailor who fought on the island of Peleliu, in the Western Pacifi
Japan’s long-reigning emperor signals intention to step down
The Record Searchlight / Posted 18 days ago
Imperial Navy sailor who fought on the island of Peleliu, in the Western Pacific, during World War II. Akihito and Empress Michiko visited Peleliu in 2015 and laid wreaths at separate memorials to American and Japanese soldiers who died in vicious... Read more
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International Business Times
Japan's Emperor Akihito has hinted he's too old to rule – shouldn't Queen Elizabeth do the same? her husband 95 and her mother living to 101 necessitate a more radical rethink?
Japan's Emperor Akihito has hinted he's too old to rule – shouldn't Queen Elizabeth do the same?
International Business Times / Posted 18 days ago
her husband 95 and her mother living to 101 necessitate a more radical rethink? Japan's Emperor Akihito (R) and Empress Michiko leave after praying at the altar of late Prince Tomohito in Tokyo on June 19, 2012. In a televised address on Monday... Read more
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People Magazine
Japan's Emperor Akihito Hints at Abdication over Health Concerns After 28 YearsMinister Shinzo Abe told reporters that "the government would now have to have
Japan's Emperor Akihito Hints at Abdication over Health Concerns After 28 Years
People Magazine / Posted 18 days ago
Minister Shinzo Abe told reporters that "the government would now have to have thorough discussions." Akihito and Empress Michiko have three children. Akihito's abdication and Naruhito's succession, however, will not end Japan's Imperial... Read more
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Daily Mail
Japanese emperor Akihito addresses abdication speculationthe State and of the unity of the People', with no political power. He is the
Japanese emperor Akihito addresses abdication speculation
Daily Mail / Posted 18 days ago
the State and of the unity of the People', with no political power. He is the first royal heir to have married a commoner, Michiko Shoda, the daughter of a wealthy industrialist. Emperor Kokaku, who gave up the throne in 1817, was the last... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Japan’s ageing emperor hints at abdicationlife has also been characterised by a more personal openness previously unknown
Japan’s ageing emperor hints at abdication
Manila Bulletin / Posted 18 days ago
life has also been characterised by a more personal openness previously unknown among Japanese royals. His wife Empress Michiko was a commoner when they met and they chose to raise their children themselves, forgoing the traditional use of... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speechin line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speech
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 18 days ago
in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from declining... Read more
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iafrica.com
Japanese emperor hints at abdicationJapan's Emperor Akihito (L) and Empress Michiko. Credit: AFP PHOTO Emperor Aki
Japanese emperor hints at abdication
iafrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
Japan's Emperor Akihito (L) and Empress Michiko. Credit: AFP PHOTO Emperor Akihito said Monday his advancing age and weakening health mean he may no longer be able to carry out his duties, setting the stage for Japan to prepare for an historic... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rulein line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rule
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 18 days ago
in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from declining... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rulein line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rule
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 18 days ago
in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from declining... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speechin line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In
Japanese Emperor Akihito gives rare TV speech
KECI Missoula / Posted 18 days ago
in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from declining... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rulein line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rule
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 18 days ago
in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from declining... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rulein line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In
Japan's Emperor Akihito fears age could impact ability to rule
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 18 days ago
in line to the throne and has already taken on some of his father's duties. In May, the IHA announced Akihito and Empress Michiko, 81, would reduce their public appearances due to old age. In recent years, the emperor has suffered from declining... Read more
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