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Japan parliament passes emperor abdication law

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

TOKYO: Japan’s lower house of parliament passed a bill Friday that allows ageing Emperor Akihito to step down, as it also called for a rare debate on the role of women in the male-dominated monarchy. 417 more words

Current Affairs

The Emperor of Japan, Prince Philip and the 'a' word

Two recent announcements – the Japanese government’s agreement to the Emperor’s wish to abdicate and Prince Philip’s retirement from public life, both on grounds of advancing age – highlight the fact that there is no continuing provision for abdication in UK law. 1,449 more words

Monarchy, Church And State

The day Great Britain and its Communities had a new King

This day – Wednesday May 12th 1937 – saw the coronation at Westminster Abbey of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth as King and Queen of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth and as Emperor and Empress of India. 814 more words

Britain has a new King

This day – Wednesday May 12th 1937 – saw the coronation at Westminster Abbey of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth as King and Queen of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth and as Emperor and Empress of India. 813 more words

Japanese Slavery

The Emperor of Japan, Akihito (83) is an old guy,  who wants to abdicate his throne, but supreme leader Shinzo Abe won’t let him.

There, a perfect microcosm for so many lives in Japan: 950 more words

Japan Life

Ayn Rand and the Abdication of Judgement

According to Ayn Rand (renowned Objectivist philosopher and author), the motto, “Judge not, that ye be not judged” amounts to nothing more and nothing less than an abdication of moral responsibility. 969 more words

Academic

Wallis & Edward

Who: Wallis Simpson & Edward VIII A.K.A. Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David Windsor.
Married on:
3rd June 1937
Location: Château de Candé, in Monts, Indre-et-Loire in France (loaned to them by French millionaire Charles Bedaux). 151 more words

Non-fiction Couples