People in Japan are watching closely for signs that the crown princess
is recovering from her illness, with some supportive of her and others somewhat critical.
Efforts to mend fences started in July when the emperor and empress visited Akasaka out of concerns about the health of Crown Princess
After her army training, Crown Princess
Victoria will go to the United States to study conflict resolution.
I am deeply concerned that the recuperation of the crown princess
has continued for one year now,'' the emperor said.
At a press conference with Crown Prince
Naruhito, held after several traditional ceremonies for the new-born princess were completed late last month, Crown Princess
Masako also said she had been overwhelmed with gratitude when her daughter was born on Dec.
Among the heads of states he entertained on the yacht were Queen Elizabeth and King George VI, Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands and Crown Princess
Martha of Norway.
Her Majesty Queen Silvia and Her Royal Highness Crown Princess
Victoria will be amongst the many other dignitaries attending.
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Naruhito has said Crown Princess
Masako appears to be gradually heading toward a recovery, but stressed that she must first regain her confidence before she can fully resume her official duties.
Nepalese Crown Princess
Himani Rajya Laxmi Devi Shah on Tuesday gave birth to a son, the second child for her and Crown Prince
Paras Bir Bikram Shah.
A ceremony to wish Princess Aiko, the first child of Crown Prince
Naruhito and Crown Princess
Masako, good health in life will be held Friday at the Crown Prince
's Palace in Tokyo's Moto-Akasaka district.
The Crown Princess
was supposed to visit Northern Ireland in July but the trip was called off due to sectarian riots.
When she became the crown princess
, she was the second commoner ever to marry into the imperial family.
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess
Victoria of Sweden will join in the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize at a luncheon on October 25 at the California Science Center.