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‘Emperor Akihito not abdicating’

‘Emperor Akihito not abdicating’

Japan’s Emperor Akihito has no plans to step down, the imperial household has insisted, denying reports the 82-year-old wants to abdicate, in what would be an extraordinary move for a more-than 2,600-year-old royal line.

MANILA, Philippines – A progressive Philippines run by a clean government will be highlighted by President Aquino III during his visit in Japan this week. Fresh from his visit to the United States, the President flew to Tokyo for a four-day official visit to bolster bilateral relations and attract more investors with promises of transparent […]

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‘Hello, Japan!’

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MANILA, Philippines – By JC BELLO RUIZ • MADEL R. SABATER MANILA, Philippines – President Benigno S. Aquino III leaves this morning for a three-day working visit to Japan that is expected to bring in at least $1 billion in fresh investments and more than 9 billion yen in Official Development Assistance (ODA). It is […]

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