Details Of Imperial Procession

Details of Imperial procession

The Imperial procession will be starting at 3:00 p.m. Japan time on Sunday. Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako will leave the Imperial Palace, and parade through an area near the National Diet building -- the political center home to some of the political parties' headquarters -- and then along Aoyama-dori, famed for its high-end fashion stores and restaurants. The Imperial couple will finally make their way to the Akasaka residence.

The procession is expected to take around 30 minutes, traveling 4.6-kilometers through the heart of Tokyo.

Banquet Details

Banquet details

The first of four "Kyoen-no-gi" or court banquet is held after the Emperor's enthronement ceremony at the Imperial Palace.

Guests include the chiefs of administrative, legislative and judicial branches of the government, as well as foreign heads of state and other dignitaries who have also attended the "Sokuirei-Seiden-no-gi."

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The 6-day tour starting on Friday will include visits to Kunashiri and Etrofu islands aboard a ship used in a visa-free exchange program.

Kepco Executives Reveal Details Of Scandal

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KEPCO says 20 executives accepted cash and gifts over several years. They included gold coins, shopping coupons and men's suits to a total value of almost 3 million dollars.

More Details Emerge In Road Rage Incident

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A man arrested on suspicion of beating another man on an expressway in eastern Japan reportedly says he did it because the victim hit his car.

Police say 43-year-old Fumio Miyazaki punched a 24-year-old man out of rage after forcing the victim to stop.

Sony Confirms Playstation 5 Details, Some Of Them At Least

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Sony company president Kenichiro Yoshida has said that it’s important to have “next-generation hardware” after the PlayStation 4 Pro, which basically means there’s going to be a PlayStation 5. System architect Mark Cerny confirmed to Wired that the new console is going to have a third-generation AMD Ryzen CPU under the hood with eight cores built on the company’s 7nm Zen 2 microarchitecture.

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More details have emerged on the death of a ten-year-old girl due to suspected abuse by her parents.

Mia Kurihara was found dead at her home in Noda City, near Tokyo, in late January. Police have arrested her parents on suspicion of inflicting injuries.

More Details Of Imperial Succession Events Decided

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The Japanese government has made further decisions on the outlines of the ceremonies for the Imperial succession that will take place later this year.

A government committee in charge of preparations for the succession met on Thursday to discuss plans for the series of events that will be held as ceremonial acts of state by the Emperor, as prescribed in the Constitution.