Emperor's health to be carefully monitored
The Imperial Household Agency says it will carefully monitor the Emperor's health.
Monday, March 05, 2012 05:55 +0900 (JST)
Emperor receives support from family
The Emperor has returned to the Imperial Palace after being discharged from the hospital Sunday, the Imperial Household Agency said
Symptoms linger, but emperor to resume duties in April
Emperor Akihito is suffering from a loss of appetite and other effects of his heart surgery, but he still hopes to attend a memorial service for victims of the Tohoku disaster.