Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], Jan 6 (ANI): Malaysia's 15th King, Sultan Muhammad V, resigned from Kingship on Sunday.
Updated : 1 month, 4 weeks ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], Dec 23 (ANI): As Japan's Emperor Akihito celebrated his 85th birthday on Sunday, he gave a final, yet emotional and heart-touching, statement before stepping down from the throne in April next year.
Updated : 1 year, 9 months ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], May 19 (ANI): The Japanese Government cabinet on Friday approved a bill that will allow Emperor Akihito to become the country's first monarch in more than two centuries to abdicate.
Updated : 2 years, 6 months ago IST
Tokyo, Aug. 8 (ANI): Japan's Emperor Akihito in a rare televised address to the nation on Monday hinted that he wants to stand down as he expressed fears for his health and his ability to carry on as emperor.
Updated : 2 years, 7 months ago IST
London, July 14 (ANI): Insisting that Japanese Emperor Akihito has no plans to step down, the imperial household has denied reports that the 82-year-old wants to abdicate, which would be an extraordinary move in 200 years.