Japan’s emperor and empress visit the Philippines

Japan’s Princess Kiko, Prince Akishino, Crown Princess Masako, and Crown Prince Naruhito wave as Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko depart from Tokyo on on January 26, 2016 for their visit to the Philippines.

 

Below: Emperor Akihito (left) and Empress Michiko (center) are greeted by President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines (right) at the international airport in Manila on January 26.

Belgian and Dutch royals together at concert for EU council presidency

First photo, left to right: Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, Belgium’s King Philippe, King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, and Belgium’s Queen Mathilde at a concert in Brussels, Belgium on January 22, 2016 marking the Dutch presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Photo below, left: Belgium’s King Philippe and Queen Mathilde; right: King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands.