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Japan's Reiwa era

Japanese emperor's enthronement parade to be postponed to Nov. 10

Prime minister cites typhoon damage and consideration for disaster victims

A fleet of vehicles leaves the Imperial Palace in an enthronement parade rehearsal on Oct. 6. (Photo by Kai Fujii)

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- The Japanese government is planning to postpone Tuesday's scheduled enthronement parade in Tokyo for Emperor Naruhito to Nov. 10 in consideration of the hardships people are suffering in the wake of last weekend's powerful typhoon, a government source said.

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