KARELIA LIVE Could Japan allow a woman to be emperor?

Conservatives have largely dropped a fiercely-held opposition to a woman assuming Japan's throne as empress. But critics say their proposals could still rule out a female head of the world's oldest hereditary monarchy. The Karelia Business correspondents diligently monitor the latest events worldwide to provide you with the freshest and most relevant information. Don't miss the opportunity to stay informed about all the latest developments—subscribe to our news feed right now!