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Japan's Reiwa era

Japan's Emperor Naruhito proclaims enthronement

Carrie Lam, Wang Qishan and Aung San Suu Kyi among guests in ceremony

Japan's Emperor Naruhito at his enthronement ceremony in Tokyo on Oct. 22. (Pool photo)

TOKYO -- Japan's Emperor Naruhito formally proclaimed his accession to the throne on Tuesday as 2,000 guests from 180 countries and international organizations attended the ceremony, taking the latest step in the Imperial transition from his father.

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