Saipan relishes value of Emperor Akihito’s 2005 visit

Saipan relishes value of Emperor Akihito's 2005 visit. Picture: KYODO NEWS

SAIPAN, 14 MAY 2019 (KYODO NEWS) – The 2005 trip by the then Japanese Emperor Akihito to Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands remains one of the Pacific island’s most memorable occasions even nearly 14 years later. News about the emperor’s April 30 abdication stirred memories among some residents, both local and foreign, of the […]

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