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Trump arrives in Japan for sumo summit with Abe

May 25, 2019 - 4:56 PM

Japanese and US officials hail as 'unprecedented' the relationship between Trump and his 'golf buddy', Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and the pair will again find time for a round to cement their diplomatic bromance

SUMO SUMMIT. US President Donald Trump waves next to First Lady Melania Trump upon their arrival at Haneda international airport in Tokyo on May 25, 2019. Photo by Koji Sasahara/Pool/AFP

Knives found at Japanese prince's school desk

Apr 27, 2019 - 2:57 PM

The incident comes as Japan is preparing for the abdication of Emperor Akihito, the first monarch to relinquish the throne of the world's oldest imperial family for two centuries

PRINCE. Japan's Prince Hisahito (C), accompanied by his parents Prince Akishino (L) and Princess Kiko (R), chats with his mother at Ochanomizu University junior high school before attending the entrance ceremony in Tokyo on April 8, 2019. Photo by Koji Sasahara/POOL/AFP

Duterte to meet with Emperor Akihito in Japan

Oct 12, 2016 - 10:10 PM

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is also set to speak with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his trip to Japan from October 25 to 27

MEETING SOON. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is set to meet with Japanese Emperor Akihito when Duterte visits Japan later this month. File photo of Duterte Robinson Niñal/Office of the President; file photo of Emperor Akihito by Imperial Household Agency/AFP

'Deeper' PH-Japan ties as Japanese emperor, empress end visit

Jan 30, 2016 - 12:13 PM

Malacañang describes Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko as models of humility who brought the two countries even closer during their 5 day visit

IMPERIAL COUPLE. Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko conduct a state visit to the Philippines from January 26-30, 2016. File photo by Joseph Vidal/Malacanang Photo Bureau

Carlos Teraoka: Why Emperor Akihito met with this Japino from Baguio

Jan 30, 2016 - 11:30 AM

His life story represents that of many other Japanese Filipinos who suffered hardships and discrimination as a consequence of World War II but survived

HONORARY JAPANESE CONSUL. The life story of Baguio City's Carlos Teraoka embodies Emperor's Akihito's message of forgiving but not forgetting about the war. Rappler photo

1st Japanese volunteer in PH recalls farmer's life in Benguet

Jan 29, 2016 - 7:32 PM

Emperor Akihito s meeting with Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers in Manila brings to Hidekazu Kumano fond memories of his volunteer work after WWII

AGRICULTURE WORK. Half a century later, Hidekazu Kumano has kept his ties with the families of local farmers he worked with in Benguet as Japanese volunteer after the war. Photo courtesy of JICA

IN PHOTOS: Emperor Akihito, Empress Michiko meet with Japanese in PH

Jan 28, 2016 - 11:36 PM

The Imperial couple spent their 3rd day in the Philippines meeting some Japanese residents and organizations in Manila

Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko meet the representatives of the Philippine Federation of Japan Alumni (PHILFEJA), Thursday, January 28, 2016, at the ancient San Diego Garden, located along the walls of Intramuros in Manila.(Photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau)

Japan's Akihito visits Philippine WWII cemetery

Jan 27, 2016 - 8:54 PM

Akihito and his wife Empress Michiko are in the Philippines to celebrate 60 years of diplomatic ties while also honoring those who died during Japan s brutal occupation of the Philippines

PAYING RESPECTS. Japan’s Emperor Akihito and his wife Empress Michiko also lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City, Wednesday, January 27, 2016. Photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau.

Aquino welcomes Japanese emperor, empress in Malacañang

Jan 27, 2016 - 11:53 AM

This is the second meeting of the two heads of state after President Benigno Aquino III visited Japan in June 2015

Photo by RTVM

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Jan 26, 2016 - 6:42 PM

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PH visit of Japanese emperor, empress set for January

Dec 04, 2015 - 10:28 PM

The state visit of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will happen on the 60th anniversary of the normalization of diplomatic relations between the two countries

JAPANESE ROYALTY. Japan's Emperor Akihito (L) and Empress Michiko (R) wave from the balcony of the Imperial Palace during their annual new year greeting in Tokyo on January 2, 2015. File Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP