Laaska News Apr. 10, 2012
Japan’s Emperor has resumed full official duties, after heart bypass surgery in February.
Emperor Akihito has been recuperating at home since he left hospital in early March. Crown Prince Naruhito has taken over most state duties on behalf of his father since the surgery. Read more…
Laaska News Nov. 17,2011
The King and Queen of the Himalayan nation of Bhutan attended a state banquet at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on Wednesday.
King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema are on a 6-day state visit to Japan. Read more…
Laaska News March 17,2011.
Emperor delivers message to people over quake
The death toll from Friday’s devastating earthquake and tsunamis that hit northeastern Japan stands at 4,377.
At least about 9,000 others are still missing. Read more…