Koizumi Attends Un Climate Summit

Koizumi attends UN climate summit

Japan's new environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, has attended the UN climate summit on his first overseas trip since taking office earlier this month.

The UN Climate Action Summit, convened by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, opened on Monday in New York.

Princess Kako Attends Dinner In Hungary

Princess Kako attends dinner in Hungary

Princess Kako, a niece of Emperor Naruhito, has attended a dinner in Budapest celebrating the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Hungary.

Princess Kako is the second daughter of Crown Prince Akishino, the Emperor's younger brother.

Bach Attends Pre-olympic Event In Tokyo

Bach attends pre-Olympic event in Tokyo

An event to give people a taste of Olympic sports was held in Tokyo on Wednesday, exactly one year before the start of the 2020 summer games there.

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach attended the event at the Tokyo International Forum.

Princess Mako Attends Immigrants' Event In Lima

Princess Mako attends immigrants' event in Lima

Japan's Princess Mako has attended a ceremony in Peru's capital Lima to mark the 120th anniversary of the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants to the country.

Japanese immigration to Peru began in 1899, when a group of 790 men moved there. The country is now said to have about 100,000 Japanese-Peruvians. That's the world's third largest group of people of Japanese ancestry.

Crown Prince Attends Centennial Event In Finland

Crown Prince attends centennial event in Finland

Japan's Crown Prince and Princess Akishino are visiting Finland to mark 100 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

The couple visited the southwestern city of Naantali on Wednesday and met Finnish President Sauli Niinisto and his wife at the presidential summer residence.

Crown Prince Attends Centennial Events In Poland

Crown Prince attends centennial events in Poland

Japan's Crown Prince and Princess Akishino have planted a cherry tree in a Warsaw park to mark the 100th anniversary of diplomatic ties between Japan and Poland.

The couple visited the Botanical Garden of the Polish Academy of Sciences in the capital Warsaw on Monday as a part of centennial celebrations.

Ghosn Attends Pre-trial Procedure Talks

Ghosn attends pre-trial procedure talks

Former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn has attended pre-trial talks at the Tokyo District Court to prioritize issues of contention.

Ghosn has been indicted for allegedly understating his executive compensation in Nissan's securities reports. He has also been charged with aggravated breach of trust over the suspected misappropriation of company funds.

Kisenosato Attends Event Ahead Of Tournament

Kisenosato attends event ahead of tournament

In sumo, Yokozuna Grand Champion Kisenosato has attended an event to pray for the safety and success of the New Year tournament that kicks off in Tokyo on Sunday.

Sumo Association Chairman Hakkaku attended the event held on the eve of each tournament as well as high-ranking wrestlers, including Takakeisho, who was promoted to the third-highest rank of Sekiwake after winning the last tournament in November.

Honjo Attends Nobel Prize Banquet

Honjo attends Nobel Prize banquet

This year's Nobel Prize laureates attended the Nobel banquet in Stockholm, Sweden. Japanese molecular immunologist Tasuku Honjo, who jointly received the prize in Physiology or Medicine, and his wife were among them.

About 1,300 people, including the Swedish Royal family, government officials and Nobel committee members, attended the banquet at the City Hall on Monday evening.

Crown Prince Attends Dinner At Versailles

Crown Prince attends dinner at Versailles

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito has attended a dinner hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron.

The Crown Prince, who is on an official tour of France, was greeted by Macron at the Palace of Versailles on Wednesday evening.

Emperor Recovers, Attends Ceremony

Emperor recovers, attends ceremony

Emperor Akihito resumed his official duties at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Thursday, after resting for 3 days to recover from dizziness and a stomach-ache.

The Emperor had canceled or postponed his official duties since Monday. He was diagnosed with cerebral anemia, a condition caused by insufficient blood flow to the brain.

Emperor Attends His Final Tree-planting Ceremony

Emperor attends his final tree-planting ceremony

Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko have attended an annual tree-planting ceremony for the last time before the Emperor abdicates next April.

The Imperial couple visited Minamisoma City, Fukushima Prefecture, on Sunday. The March 2011 earthquake and tsunami devastated the city.

Iniesta Attends Baseball Game In Tokyo

Iniesta attends baseball game in Tokyo

Spanish soccer midfielder Andres Iniesta has attended a baseball game in Tokyo played by a team under the firm that owns his new soccer club in Japan, Vissel Kobe.

Iniesta visited Tokyo Dome on Thursday with Hiroshi Mikitani, the CEO of online retailer Rakuten. Mikitani is the chairman of both the first-division J-League soccer club and pro baseball's Rakuten Golden Eagles.