reiwa period - updates
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Extra abdication holidays pose dilemma for hardworking Japanese
Apr 06, 2019 - 11:17 PM
A survey by the Asahi Shimbun daily shows 45% of Japanese 'felt unhappy' about the 10-day vacation for the Emperor's abdication
Reiwa: A new era name for Japan ahead of abdication
Apr 01, 2019 - 12:12 PM
The name consists of two characters: 'Rei', which can have meanings related to 'order' but also 'auspicious' and 'Wa', usually translated as 'peace' or 'harmony'