Japanese Emperor Akihito offered encouragement Wednesday to people still working to rebuild their lives from the devastating 2011 tsunami and earthquake.
Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will travel to Britain this month for Queen Elizabeth's Diamond Jubilee, the Japanese government said Tuesday.
The emperor of Japan was home Sunday recovering from heart bypass surgery, the palace announced.
Japanese Emperor Akihito, who underwent heart bypass surgery, was moved Monday from University of Tokyo Hospital ICU to a private room, sources told Kyodo News.
Emperor Akihito was admitted to a Tokyo hospital Saturday after tests showed a possible deficient blood supply to his heart, the Imperial Household Agency said.
Japanese Emperor Akihito was reported ready to leave a Tokyo hospital after a 17-day stay for treatment of bronchial pneumonia, Kyodo News reported.
Japan's Emperor Akihito, 77, was admitted to the University of Tokyo Hospital with a cold and a fever, the Imperial Household Agency said.
Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko Wednesday laid a wreath and prayed silently at the graves of Americans soldiers.
Emperor Akihito returned for a visit to Victoria, Canada, where he spent his first night away from Japan as a crown prince in 1953, officials said.
Emperor Akihito of Japan, accompanied by Empress Michiko on their Canadian tour Thursday, visited Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children.