Japan's crown prince, princess arrive in Vietnam

Kyodo -- Sep 20

Japan's Crown Prince Fumihito and his wife Princess Kiko arrived in Hanoi on Wednesday for an official visit to Vietnam to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the countries.

It is the couple's first official visit to Vietnam since 1999, when they also traveled to Laos and Thailand. Vietnam extended a formal invitation in early August.

During their six-day visit, the couple is scheduled to meet with the families of former Japanese soldiers who stayed on after World War II to fight for Vietnamese independence. ...continue reading

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