Japan’s Emperor Akihito to Abdicate on April 30, 2019

Japan’s Emperor Akihito to Abdicate on April 30, 2019

– TOKYO -A special panel to discuss key issues regarding the Japanese imperial family decided Friday to set the date for Emperor Akihito’s abdication as April 30, 2019, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said, paving the way for the nation’s first imperial succession from a living emperor in about 200 years. Based on the decision of […]