Japanese Buddhist art and Kaō: Fourteenth-century art and the Middle Kingdom

Japanese Buddhist art and Kaō: Fourteenth-century art and the Middle Kingdom Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese painter Kaō Ninga belongs to the world of the fourteenth century. Hence, this Buddhist holy monk imbued high culture and religion within his art. Therefore, immediately you can feel art, Buddhism, cultural dimensions, and ideas. Artistically…

1.5 million Venezuelan refugees face severe hardship: Exacerbated by covid-19

1.5 million Venezuelan refugees face severe hardship: Exacerbated by covid-19 Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The economic situation under President Nicolás Maduro is a disaster for ordinary citizens. In recent years, millions of Venezuelans have fled the country because of extreme poverty, a crumbling health care system, unemployment, and an array…

Mozambique army faces new attack by Sunni Islamists: Tanzania is concerned

Mozambique army faces new attack by Sunni Islamists: Tanzania is concerned Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The armed forces of Mozambique continue to face fresh attacks by Sunni Islamists in northern parts of this nation. Recently, the government of Tanzania sent military reinforcements to border areas. However, the internal crisis is…

South Korea in new coronavirus spike: Japan watching events anxiously

South Korea in new coronavirus spike: Japan watching events anxiously Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The government of South Korea announced the biggest increase in new coronavirus (Covid-19) cases in seven weeks. Hence, it highlights the problem facing nations because clusters can easily emerge. Despite the international media lauding South Korea,…

Austria, Czechia, Hungary, and Slovakia to ease border restrictions: Covid-19 success

Austria, Czechia, Hungary, and Slovakia to ease border restrictions: Covid-19 success Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The governments of Austria, Czechia, Hungary, and Slovakia hope to ease border areas by the middle of June. This is based on containing the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis with respective success. Currently deaths per million are…

Egypt kills 21 Sunni Islamist terrorists in two pre-emptive strikes

Egypt kills 21 Sunni Islamist terrorists in two pre-emptive strikes Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Egypt took preventative measures against Sunni Islamic terrorists who were planning terrorist attacks. This took place in two separate locations in northern Sinai. The Ministry of Interior announced that security forces killed 21…

The covid-19 crisis in America and Brazil is beset by political and social discord

The covid-19 crisis in America and Brazil is beset by political and social discord Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis is witnessing the divisions that exist in America and Brazil. Hence, while the United Kingdom is dealing with the coronavirus crisis abysmally, political and social cohesion remains despite…

Japan to experiment with Covid-19 antibody testing in Miyagi, Osaka, and Tokyo 

Japan to experiment with Covid-19 antibody testing in Miyagi, Osaka, and Tokyo  Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan will focus on coronavirus (Covid-19) antibody testing in June. The regions of Miyagi, Osaka, and Tokyo have been chosen because Miyagi prefecture escaped largely unscathed. However, Tokyo witnessed the highest…

Japan in recession unsurprisingly given the economic convulsions of Covid-19

Japan in recession unsurprisingly given the economic convulsions of Covid-19 Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The economic convulsions of coronavirus (Covid-19) and declining economic activity mean nations face enormous uncertainty. Hence, Japan was already braced for the announced recession, just like other major economies. Of course, 2020 was meant to be…