After all, he has been preparing for the role all his life, and it would simply be a waste of his time and effort to abdicate
President Duterte's second visit to Japan is his last chance to officially meet with Emperor Akihito since the latter has already been given the right to abdicate
next year, according to Philippine Ambassador to Japan Jose Laurel V.
When the queen suffered from a weekslong cold in December 2016, many believed that the 90-year-old might abdicate
the throne, giving rise to questions whether Middleton could be the next queen.
Once a leader abdicates
personal responsibility, it is very difficult to reclaim.
As the Republicans among us will argue, what value a Royal Family once the Queen dies or abdicates
WHO should succeed the Queen when she dies or abdicates
By becoming dependent on the remaining members of the community for actual subsistence, he abdicates
his claim to equal rights with them in other respects.
It's a kind of homage to see the Emperor before he abdicates
Prince Charles, 68, is the heir apparent and will become king once Queen Elizabeth passes or abdicates
. Prince William, meanwhile, is second-in-line to the throne and is followed by his children with the Duchess of Cambridge: Prince George and then Princess Charlotte, at third and fourth, respectively.
More popular than the Queen, "Prince William and Kate Middleton will top the monarchy once she abdicates
next year and Camilla is refusing to accept the decision," according to a report posted on (http://www.celebdirtylaundry.com/2014/camilla-parker-bowles-queen-elizabeth-prince-william-charles-kate-middleton-fights-crown/) Celebdirty Laundry .