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.

Wedding Ceremony Of Princess Mako To Be Held On Nov. 4 Next Year

Wedding ceremony of Princess Mako to be held on Nov. 4 next year

The Imperial Household Agency said Wednesday the wedding ceremony of Princess Mako, the eldest granddaughter of Emperor Akihito, and her classmate from university days Kei Komuro will be held on Nov. 4 next year.

The 83-year-old emperor and Empress Michiko are expected to attend the ceremony at Tokyo's Imperial Hotel, according to agency sources. The emperor is set to abdicate in the spring of 2019.

Service Held To Recollect Sarin Assaults In Tokyo

Ceremony held to recall sarin assaults in TokyoBereaved families have been recalling casualties of the Aum Shinrikyo religion's sarin assaults in Tokyo over 20 years ago.
The psychological oppressor occurrence utilizing substance weapons occurred on March 20, 1995. A commemoration function was held at a tram station in Tokyo on Monday.

Legoland Japan Holds Ceremony For Completion Ahead Of April Opening

Legoland Japan holds ceremony for completion ahead of April openingA ceremony was held Thursday to celebrate the completion of the first outdoor Legoland amusement park in Japan ahead of its opening on April 1.
At the ceremony, Legoland Japan President Torben Jensen said the new Lego-block theme park in Nagoya, central Japan, offers fun for all the family for a whole day.

Table Tennis Stars Fukuhara, Chiang Hold Wedding Ceremony In Taipei

Table tennis stars Fukuhara, Chiang hold wedding ceremony in TaipeiOlympic table tennis players Ai Fukuhara of Japan and Chiang Hung-chieh of Taiwan held a wedding ceremony at a hotel in Taipei on Sunday.

The pair formally registered their marriage in both Taiwan and Japan in September, but, after months of preparation, they held their marriage ceremony on New Year's Day, after appearing before the media at a press conference.

Jcp Ends Diet Opening Ceremony Boycott, Looks To Opposition Unity

JCP ends Diet opening ceremony boycott, looks to opposition unityThe Japanese Communist Party attended its first Diet opening ceremony in almost seven decades on Jan. 4, marking a new phase in its drive to gain a higher profile.
Party head Kazuo Shii said the JCP decided to end the boycott to eliminate any public misunderstanding that it opposes the emperor system and to show closer cooperation with other opposition parties ahead of a key Upper House election this summer.