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Japan Is One Step Closer to Allowing Emperor's Abdication - New Tang Dynasty Television;

Japan Is One Step Closer to Allowing Emperor's Abdication - New Tang Dynasty Television

New Tang Dynasty TelevisionJapan Is One Step Closer to Allowing Emperor's AbdicationNew Tang Dynasty TelevisionLast August, emperor Akihito announced his wishes to abdicate, citing his advanced age that might affect his ability to fulfill his duties. The emperor is currently 83 years old. Current Japanese law does not allow the monarch to give up the throne ...and more »

Abe urges leaders of both Diet houses to deepen discussions on Emperor's abdication - The Japan Times

Abe urges leaders of both Diet houses to deepen discussions on Emperor's abdicationThe Japan TimesPrime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday urged the leaders of both houses of the Diet to deepen discussions on Emperor Akihito's possible abdication. Abe presented an interim report, presented on Monday by a government panel, to the heads and deputy ...and more »

Editorial: Legal stability needed for Emperor's abdication - The Mainichi;

Editorial: Legal stability needed for Emperor's abdication - The Mainichi

The MainichiEditorial: Legal stability needed for Emperor's abdicationThe MainichiA government panel of experts has released an interim report on the points of contention over how to open the way for Emperor Akihito to abdicate. 【Related】Panel report supports one-off legislation on emperor's abdication · 【Related】Over 50% say no ...and more »

Japanese Panel Favors Abdication only for Current Emperor (News) - Nippon.com

Japanese Panel Favors Abdication only for Current Emperor (News)Nippon.comTokyo, Jan. 23 (Jiji Press)—A Japanese government advisory panel on Monday indicated that any system for possible imperial abdication in the country applies only to Emperor Akihito. The panel, though not suggesting a specific course of action ...and more »

Japan's Emperor Really Wants To Abdicate, And He Might Get To - Newsy;

Japan's Emperor Really Wants To Abdicate, And He Might Get To - Newsy

NewsyJapan's Emperor Really Wants To Abdicate, And He Might Get ToNewsyAbdicating isn't allowed under Japanese law, but a government panel says there may be a way to let Emperor Akihito step down anyway. ShareTweetEmail · SMS. Flash plugin failed to load. Share Video.and more »

Panel report supports one-off legislation on emperor's abdication - The Mainichi;

Panel report supports one-off legislation on emperor's abdication - The Mainichi

The MainichiPanel report supports one-off legislation on emperor's abdicationThe MainichiJapan's Emperor Akihito waves to well-wishers from a palace balcony during a New Year's public appearance with his family members at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, on Jan. 2, 2017. Emperor Akihito, 83, in a rare address, indicated in August 2016 his ...and more »

Japan's Experts Panel Supports One-Off Case of Emperor's Abdication - Sputnik International;

Japan's Experts Panel Supports One-Off Case of Emperor's Abdication - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalJapan's Experts Panel Supports One-Off Case of Emperor's AbdicationSputnik InternationalA panel of experts set up by the Japanese government to discuss the potential abdication of Emperor Akihito declared on Monday that this one case could be applying only to him but not to future rulers, media reported. MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to ...and more »

Will Japan allow its Emperor to abdicate? Interim report suggests Akihito could get his hinted wish - Christian Science Monitor;

Will Japan allow its Emperor to abdicate? Interim report suggests Akihito could get his hinted wish - Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorWill Japan allow its Emperor to abdicate? Interim report suggests Akihito could get his hinted wishChristian Science MonitorA government panel looking into the prospect of Emperor Akihito's abdication suggests that one-time legislation could permit the current emperor to step down from his duties, avoiding any permanent change to the system. Japan's Emperor Akihito reads a ...and more »

Japan Explores Ways For Emperor To Abdicate The Throne - NPR;

Japan Explores Ways For Emperor To Abdicate The Throne - NPR

NPRJapan Explores Ways For Emperor To Abdicate The ThroneNPRMonths after Japan's Emperor Akihito hinted that he would like to step down from the throne, a government panel has come up with ways for the monarch to abdicate his powers — something that's not provided for in Japanese law. Drawing on research and ...and more »

Japanese Emperor's Abdication Moves a Step Closer - Wall Street Journal;

Japanese Emperor's Abdication Moves a Step Closer - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalJapanese Emperor's Abdication Moves a Step CloserWall Street JournalTOKYO—There is a strong case for allowing Japan's 83-year-old Emperor Akihito to step down, a government panel said on Monday, giving Parliament a green light to permit the first abdication in the nation's modern history. The emperor expressed his ...and more »

Japanese government panel leans to one-off law for emperor's abdication - Reuters;

Japanese government panel leans to one-off law for emperor's abdication - Reuters

ReutersJapanese government panel leans to one-off law for emperor's abdicationReutersJapanese Emperor Akihito attends a martial art competition celebrating the 130 years of anniversary of the foundation of the Imperial Guard in Tokyo, Japan, January 19, 2017. Picture taken on January 19, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon. 1/2. left. right.and more »

Japan looks at precedent-free path to abdication - Financial Times;

Japan looks at precedent-free path to abdication - Financial Times

Financial TimesJapan looks at precedent-free path to abdicationFinancial TimesJapan is likely to pass a one-off law to allow Emperor Akihito to abdicate without setting a precedent, highlighting the constitutional tensions created by his plans to end his reign. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we ...and more »

One-off abdication law eyed for Japan emperor to step down - The Indian Express;

One-off abdication law eyed for Japan emperor to step down - The Indian Express

The Indian ExpressOne-off abdication law eyed for Japan emperor to step downThe Indian ExpressThe leading opposition Democratic Party opposes a one-off change, arguing this would not ensure stable future successions. It has advocated a revision to the permanent law that governs the imperial family. AddThis Sharing ...and more »

Panel's report support letting Japan's emperor abdicate - Yahoo News;

Panel's report support letting Japan's emperor abdicate - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsPanel's report support letting Japan's emperor abdicateYahoo NewsFILE - In this Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 file photo, Japan's Emperor Akihito reads a statement to formally open the ordinary Diet session at the upper house of parliament in Tokyo. A Japanese government panel studying a possible abdication of the emperor ...and more »

One-off abdication law eyed for Japan emperor - THE BUSINESS TIMES;

One-off abdication law eyed for Japan emperor - THE BUSINESS TIMES

THE BUSINESS TIMESOne-off abdication law eyed for Japan emperorTHE BUSINESS TIMESJapan could pass a one-off bill allowing its retirement-ready emperor to step down, a government panel said Monday, in what would be the first abdication in over two centuries. PHOTO: REUTERS. [TOKYO] Japan could pass a one-off bill allowing its ...and more »

Panel issues report supporting special legislation for emperor's abdication - Japan Today

Panel issues report supporting special legislation for emperor's abdicationJapan TodayThe requested article has expired, and is no longer available. Any related articles, and user comments are shown below. Back to top. Order by Time Order by Popularity. 11 Comments. Login to comment. 4. smithinjapan Jan. 23, 2017 - 05:17PM JST. Imagine ...and more »

Report to support letting Japan's emperor abdicate - Irish Independent;

Report to support letting Japan's emperor abdicate - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentReport to support letting Japan's emperor abdicateIrish IndependentA government panel studying the possible abdication of Japanese Emperor Akihito is set to release a report that supports enacting special legislation that would apply to him but not to future monarchs. The panel is looking at how to accommodate Emperor ...and more »

Abdication panel issues interim report noting problems with permanent revision to Imperial House Law - The Japan Times;

Abdication panel issues interim report noting problems with permanent revision to Imperial House Law - The Japan Times

The Japan TimesAbdication panel issues interim report noting problems with permanent revision to Imperial House LawThe Japan TimesA government advisory panel on Imperial abdication issues publicized an interim report Monday detailing the pros and cons of allowing an emperor to abdicate due to advanced age, focusing in particular on a possible permanent revision to the Imperial ...and more »

Japan's Emperor May Abdicate Throne – A First Since 1817 - Daily Disruption;

Japan's Emperor May Abdicate Throne – A First Since 1817 - Daily Disruption

Daily DisruptionJapan's Emperor May Abdicate Throne – A First Since 1817Daily DisruptionJapan's octogenarian Emperor Akihito might retire from his position. This is something that has not taken place over the past two centuries. The country is planning to create a new law allowing the abdication.and more »

Over 50% say no need to rush constitutional amendment debate: survey - The Mainichi

Over 50% say no need to rush constitutional amendment debate: surveyThe MainichiOver 50 percent of respondents in a recent Mainichi Shimbun opinion poll said there is no need to rush discussion on constitutional amendment in the Diet, as opposed to the 35 percent who wanted the Diet to speed up debate on the issue. 【Related】56% ...and more »