Japan's Princess Mako has paid a courtesy call to Bolivian President Evo Morales. She is visiting the country to mark the 120th anniversary of the arrival of Japanese immigrants.
The daughter of Crown Prince and Princess Akishino arrived in La Paz, Bolivia's administrative capital, on Monday. She earlier visited Peru as part of a regional tour.
Japan's Princess Mako has visited the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu in Peru and a village that once had a Japanese immigrant as its chief.
Princess Mako is the eldest daughter of Crown Prince and Princess Akishino. She is on an official trip to Peru and Bolivia to mark the 120th anniversary of the arrival of Japanese immigrants to the countries.
Japan's Princess Mako has visited a medical clinic near the Peruvian capital of Lima. She is currently making an official trip to the country to mark the 120th anniversary of the arrival of Japanese immigrants.
Princess Mako, the eldest daughter of Crown Prince and Princess Akishino, visited the facility on Friday. It was founded by a second-generation Japanese-Peruvian priest nearly 30 years ago.
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.
Japan's Crown Prince and Princess Akishino will officially visit Poland and Finland next month to celebrate 100 years of diplomatic ties between Japan and the European countries.
The Imperial Household Agency said it was formally decided that Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko will make their 10-day official trip starting June 27.
The sister of the King of Thailand has been nominated as a prime ministerial candidate in the upcoming general election, which is scheduled to take place on March 24th.
67-year-old Princess Ubolratana is the older sister of King Maha Vajiralongkorn and the oldest daughter of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
Japan's Princess Mako has visited a city in Brazil's Amazon region to pay respects to the pioneering Japanese people who immigrated there.
The eldest daughter of Prince and Princess Akishino arrived in the city of Tome-Acu on Friday on an official tour of Brazil. She is the first Japanese imperial family member to visit Tome-Acu, located deep in the Amazon.
Princess Mako, now on an official tour of Brazil, visited a museum dedicated to Japanese immigrants in the city of Sao Paulo on Sunday. She is the eldest daughter of Prince and Princess Akishino.
The Historical Museum of Japanese Immigration in Brazil was opened 40 years ago with the attendance of her grandparents, Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, when they were the Crown Prince and Princess.
Princess Ayako and her fiance-to-be have jointly met with reporters after Japan's Imperial Household Agency formally announced plans for their engagement.
The 27-year old princess is the third daughter of the late Prince Takamado, Emperor Akihito's cousin. Her prospective fiance, Kei Moriya, aged 32, works for major shipping firm Nippon Yusen.