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Japan reveals name of new imperial era
Japan's new imperial era to begin on May 1, when Crown Prince Naruhito becomes emperor, will be called "Reiwa", Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga announced on Monday (April 1), a month ahead of Emperor Akihito's abdication.
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CNN reports Japan has a polite request for the world: Stop saying our names wrong.
In Japanese, people are referred to by their family name first, followed by a given name, the same pattern as used by..
A flock of 150 sheep welcomed the arrival of the new imperial era in Japan on Wednesday, as new Emperor Naruhito attended various events at the palace related to his ascension. Rough cut (no reporter..