Japan emperor to cede public duties after abdication: prince
TOKYO (Reuters) – Emperor Akihito’s younger son, Prince Akishino, has said he expects his father to hand over all his public duties to the royal heir, Crown Prince Naruhito, after his planned abdication – the first by a Japanese monarch in nearly two centuries. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.