Celebrity

Duterte slams Chelsea Clinton again for rape joke criticism

Jun 1, 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has denounced Chelsea Clinton in an expletive-laden speech for the second straight day after she criticized a comment he made about rapes committed by soldiers.

Japan's Cabinet OKs bill to let Emperor Akihito abdicate

May 19, 2017

Japan's Cabinet has approved a bill to allow 83-year-old Emperor Akihito to abdicate

Japan's Princess Mako to marry ocean-loving legal assistant

May 17, 2017

Princess Mako, the granddaughter of Japan's emperor, is getting married to an ocean-lover who can ski, play the violin and cook, according to public broadcaster NHK TV

Japan crown prince: Malaysia can be model for diversity

Apr 11, 2017

Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito says Malaysia's success is based on its diversity and tolerance, and the country can be a model for a world faced with conflicts

Japan's parliament proposes abdication law for emperor

Mar 17, 2017

Japanese ruling and opposition parties have handed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe a proposal urging his government to write a special one-time law that would allow Emperor Akihito to abdicate

Indonesian gets 6 years for smuggling migrants to N. Zealand

Mar 16, 2017

An Indonesian court has sentenced a people-smuggling kingpin to six years in jail for organizing a trip for migrants to New Zealand in early 2015

Japan's emperor pays respects to Thailand's late king

Mar 5, 2017

Japanese Emperor Akihito has paid his respects to the late Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, arriving in Bangkok following a weeklong trip to Vietnam aimed at winning support against Chinese expansionism

Emperor expresses sympathy to Vietnamese left by soldiers

Mar 2, 2017

Japan's emperor expressed sympathy to Vietnamese families abandoned by Japanese soldiers after World War II

Japan emperor to meet abandoned Vietnam families of soldiers

Mar 1, 2017

Japan's emperor and empress, on a landmark visit to Vietnam, are expected to express their sympathies when they meet Thursday with Vietnamese women abandoned by their Japanese soldier husbands after World War II

Japan's Emperor Akihito on first-ever visit to Vietnam

Feb 28, 2017

Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko have arrived in Vietnam for a visit during which they will meet the abandoned wives of former Japanese soldiers from World War II

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