Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Visits Jakarta, Indonesia.

On Tuesday, August 30, 2016, Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, in her capacity as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development, met with the Foreign Minister of Indonesia, Ms. Retno Marsudi, in Jakarta, Indonesia.  Discussions focused on the economic development in the country of Indonesia. Earlier in the day, Her Majesty… Read More Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands Visits Jakarta, Indonesia.

(VIDEO) TMs King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium Meet with Police Officers.

On Tuesday, August 9, 2016, Their Majesties King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium met with various police officers from the Charleroi Police Department in Charleroi, Belgium. According to AFP News, last Saturday “…two policewomen were stabbed. The attacker screamed ‘Allahu Akbar’. He was hit by a police bullet. One of the officers suffered severe… Read More (VIDEO) TMs King Philippe and Queen Mathilde of Belgium Meet with Police Officers.

(VIDEOS) His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan Addresses the Nation.

On Monday, August 8, 2016, His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan addressed the people — via a pre-recorded video message — of Japan hinting that he would like to abdicate the ancient Chrysanthemum Throne.  Here is what the 82-year-old emperor had to say: “A major milestone year marking the 70th anniversary of the end of… Read More (VIDEOS) His Imperial Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan Addresses the Nation.

HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco Attends the Opening Ceremony of the 129th International Olympic Committee Session.

On Monday, August 1, 2016, His Serene Highness Prince Albert II of Monaco attended the opening ceremony of the 129th International Olympic Committee session in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Other royals in attendance included His Royal Highness Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg and Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Frederik and Crown Princess Mary of Denmark. Photo courtesy of Zimbio

HIM Empress Michiko of Japan Attends a Concert in Tokyo.

  On Sunday, July 31, 2016, Her Imperial Majesty Empress Michiko of Japan attended a concert in Tokyo, Japan, with special guest performer South Korean tenor, Mr. Bae Jae-chul. According to AFP News, Mr. Jae-chul “…lost his vocal cords after he underwent a thyroid cancer surgery in 2005 when he was in Germany but has successfully returned… Read More HIM Empress Michiko of Japan Attends a Concert in Tokyo.