Japan's National Diet passes law allowing
WikinewsJapan's National Diet passes law allowing Emperor Akihito to abdicate within three yearsWikinewsIn 2005, Mako's aunt and Naruhito's sister Sayako, formerly Princess Nori, married a commoner Yoshiki Kuroda, a town planner, and was forced to relinquish her status and leave the family. A Temple University Japan professor Jeff Kingston said a ...and more »
Posted on 11 June 2017 | 7:11 pm
Who is Japan's next emperor? Read all about
International Business Times UKWho is Japan's next emperor? Read all about him hereInternational Business Times UK... Crown Prince Naruhito is the eldest of the three children of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, which makes him the heir apparent to the Chrysanthemum Throne. He has two siblings Prince Akishino and Sayako Kuroda (formerly Sayako, Princess Nori).Japan's Parliament Passes Law Allowing Emperor to AbdicateNew York Timesall 217 news articles »
Posted on 9 June 2017 | 2:17 am
Royal Marriage in Japan: More Grimm than
Varsity OnlineRoyal Marriage in Japan: More Grimm than Fairy TaleVarsity OnlineWhile much of the material I have seen highlights the fact that Princess Mako's Aunt, the former Princess Sayako, was the first royal to denounce her status for marriage, little attention has been paid to the fact that the current Empress of Japan ...
Posted on 27 May 2017 | 7:41 am
Japan's ageing emperor's abdication is
Daily MailJapan's ageing emperor's abdication is approved amid worries of a succession crisis as eldest granddaughter, 25, is ...Daily MailAkihito's only daughter Princess Sayako also left the palace in 2005 when she married city planner Yoshiki Kuroda, though the departure was sweetened with a more than $1 million payout from the government. The news of the engagement has intensified a ...Japan Moves Forward on Bill to Allow Emperor Akihito to Abdicate ThroneBreitbart Newsall 119 news articles »
Posted on 19 May 2017 | 3:49 am
Japanese princess will surrender her royal
Today.comJapanese princess will surrender her royal title to marry a commonerToday.comMako won't be the first in her royal family to surrender her royal title in the name. Her 48-year-old aunt, Princess Sayako, the only daughter of Emperor Akihito, married a commoner and left the imperial household, relinquishing a royal allowance in ...Japan monarchy: Princess to lose royal status by marrying commonerCitifmonlinePrincess sacrifices royal status for loveNew York PostPrincess Mako of Japan to lose royal status by marrying commonerThe GuardianThe Week Magazine -NEWS.com.au -Asianet Newsableall 83 news articles »
Posted on 18 May 2017 | 8:55 am
Princess weds priest in Shinto ceremony at
The last time a female member of the imperial family married was in 2005 when Princess Sayako, the only daughter of Emperor ... Senge is the eldest son of the chief priest at Izumo Taisha. The wedding ceremony was conducted by Senge's uncle, Nagahiko ...
Posted on 4 October 2014 | 9:54 pm
Japanese Princess to marry son of shrine
The wedding will take place at the Izumo shrine. The wedding will be the first involving a member of the imperial family since 2005, when Princess Sayako, the daughter of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, got married.
Posted on 27 May 2014 | 12:53 pm
Wedding Bells to Ring for Japanese Princess
The last royal wedding was in 2005 when Princess Sayako, the daughter of Emperor Akihito, married Yoshiki Kuroda, a civil servant. As required by Imperial House Law, Princess Noriko will exit the Imperial House upon marrying. With only three princes in ...
Posted on 26 May 2014 | 1:00 am
Marriage makes Japanese Princess a commoner
Princess Sayako, the only daughter of Japan's Emperor Akihito, has wed a commoner in a private ceremony, losing her privileged status as a member of the imperial family. Princess Sayako wore a simple, full-length white silk dress and pearls. She walked ...
Posted on 15 November 2005 | 7:26 am
A royal bride marries - and quits work
TOKYO — When Princess Sayako of Japan marries a middle-aged Tokyo city bureaucrat of average means Tuesday, she will lose her royal status and be thrust into the role of an ordinary woman. Far from the fairy-tale extravaganza one might expect for the ...
Posted on 14 November 2005 | 8:00 am