Monthly Archive: January, 2018

France to support Tunisia in order to help the democratic transition: North Africa and Macron

France to support Tunisia in order to help the democratic transition: North Africa and Macron Salma Zribi, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Emmanuel Macron of France is hoping… Continue reading

Yemen is fracturing: Southern Transnational Council in Aden push

Yemen is fracturing: Southern Transnational Council in Aden push Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The fracturing of Yemen is gathering in pace and this is visible by recent events… Continue reading

Shini-e and Art of Japan: “I leave my brush in the East”

Shini-e and Art of Japan: “I leave my brush in the East” Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The world of ukiyo-e in Japan also covered the world of death by mainly commemorating… Continue reading

Saburosuke Okada and Art of Japan: Impact of Paris

Saburosuke Okada and Art of Japan: Impact of Paris Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Saburosuke Okada (1869-1939) was born one year after the Meiji Restoration of 1868 and he would witness many… Continue reading

Sunni Islamists kill at least 95 in Afghanistan: Year Islamist Zero and endless terrorism

Sunni Islamists kill at least 95 in Afghanistan: Year Islamist Zero and endless terrorism Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Another brutal terrorist attack by Sunni Islamists is responsible for… Continue reading

Russian Federation rebukes America over Sukhoi-30 jets to Myanmar: Territorial Integrity

Russian Federation rebukes America over Sukhoi-30 jets to Myanmar: Territorial Integrity Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is ignoring America when it comes to supplying six Sukhoi-30… Continue reading

Japanese Art and Culture under Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582): Christianity to Liberalization

Japanese Art and Culture under Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582): Christianity to Liberalization Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The warlord Oda Nobunaga (1534-1582) was extremely multi-dimensional despite his harsh reputation. This single figure in… Continue reading

Uighur Takfiri group sets up a Palestinian sub-unit aimed at killing Syrian armed forces

Uighur Takfiri group sets up a Palestinian sub-unit aimed at killing Syrian armed forces  Ramazan Khalidov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   Palestinians are being utilized by Sunni Islamists in several… Continue reading

President Erdogan of Turkey and the passive nature of NATO towards endless arrests

President Erdogan of Turkey and the passive nature of NATO towards endless arrests Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Turkey is witnessing the relentless imprisonment of Kurdish political activists,… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Kaihō Yūshō (1533-1615): Buddhism and high culture

Art of Japan and Kaihō Yūshō (1533-1615): Buddhism and high culture Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The impact of Buddhism on the art of Kaihō Yūshō (1533-1615) is abundantly obvious and the… Continue reading

America and Russia need to warn Turkey to stop its ambition against the Kurds in Syria

America and Russia need to warn Turkey to stop its ambition against the Kurds in Syria Nuray Lydia Oglu, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times If nations give President Erdogan… Continue reading

Tourism in Japan and Wakayama: the ticking heart of Buddhism in Koyasan and Negoro-ji

Tourism in Japan and Wakayama: the ticking heart of Buddhism in Koyasan and Negoro-ji Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times If visitors to Japan have time to connect with spirituality,… Continue reading

Myanmar and the Russian Federation to develop military cooperation: Rakhine understanding

Myanmar and the Russian Federation to develop military cooperation: Rakhine understanding Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Myanmar is interested in developing major relations with powerful nations… Continue reading

Darkness of Gulf Islamism and base of Sudan: Christianity, Sufi Strains, and Takfiris in Cameroon

Darkness of Gulf Islamism and base of Sudan: Christianity, Sufi Strains, and Takfiris in Cameroon Paul Joseph Nzeribe, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Central African Republic was torn… Continue reading

Sesson Yūbai (1290-1346) and Japanese poetry: Zen Buddhist monk

Sesson Yūbai (1290-1346) and Japanese poetry: Zen Buddhist monk Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sesson Yūbai (1290-1346) became a notable literati Zen Buddhist monk of the Rinzai School during his lifetime. In… Continue reading

Turkey launches airstrikes against the Kurds: friend and foe are bleeding Syria

Turkey launches airstrikes against the Kurds: friend and foe are bleeding Syria Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times NATO Turkey is launching a military push against the United States backed… Continue reading

Japanese Art and Kano Sanraku (1559-1635): Centralization and continuity

Japanese Art and Kano Sanraku (1559-1635): Centralization and continuity Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist Kano Sanraku (1559-1635) witnessed the power processes of the centralization of Japan that ultimately led… Continue reading

Myanmar asks Bangladesh to extradite 1,300 suspected ARSA Islamist terrorists: Evil tripartite

Myanmar asks Bangladesh to extradite 1,300 suspected ARSA Islamist terrorists: Evil tripartite Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Myanmar is alarmed by the prospect of Islamist terrorists… Continue reading

Importance of IVF in the land of the rising sun

Importance of IVF in the land of the rising sun Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The extremely low birth rate in Japan is a worrying reality for this nation.… Continue reading

President Vucic of Serbia says the murder of a Serbian politician in Kosovo was an act of terrorism

President Vucic of Serbia says the murder of a Serbian politician in Kosovo was an act of terrorism Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The embattled Orthodox Christian Serbs of… Continue reading

Ito Shinsui opened up the “old mirror” of Japanese art

Ito Shinsui opened up the “old mirror” of Japanese art Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times Ito Shinsui (1898-1972) is one of the greatest twentieth-century artists to emanate from Japan. Despite his early… Continue reading

Christian Armenia recognizes the Yazidi Genocide of 2014 at the hands of Sunni Islamists

Christian Armenia recognizes the Yazidi Genocide of 2014 at the hands of Sunni Islamists Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The parliament of Armenia officially acknowledged the genocide of… Continue reading

Myanmar needs to protect the indigenous of Rakhine from Islamization: Chittagong Hill Tracts

Myanmar needs to protect the indigenous of Rakhine from Islamization: Chittagong Hill Tracts Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The political elites in Myanmar must not bow to Western and… Continue reading

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan in a strategic visit to Serbia

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan in a strategic visit to Serbia Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan arrived in Serbia during his European… Continue reading

Landscapes of Manchester by a Japanese artist: Blackley Forest, Heaton Park, and the River Irk

Landscapes of Manchester by a Japanese artist: Blackley Forest, Heaton Park, and the River Irk Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The contemporary Japanese artist, Sawako Utsumi, fuses the art world of Japan… Continue reading

China and Myanmar to strengthen border areas and military cooperation

China and Myanmar to strengthen border areas and military cooperation Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The governments of China and Myanmar are strengthening ties in many areas and this… Continue reading

Russian Federation increases its military might on the Crimean Peninsula: S-400 surface-to-air missiles

Russian Federation increases its military might on the Crimean Peninsula: S-400 surface-to-air missiles Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is increasing its military hardware in Crimea based… Continue reading

Anti-refugee Japan should refrain from playing the “Bengali Muslim card” against Myanmar

Anti-refugee Japan should refrain from playing the “Bengali Muslim card” against Myanmar Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Myanmar needs international support based on mutual friendship and without political strings… Continue reading

Chinese Artist Shen Quan (Nanpin) and the window of Nagasaki in Japan (1731-1733)

Chinese Artist Shen Quan (Nanpin) and the window of Nagasaki in Japan (1731-1733) Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The window of Nagasaki in Japan enabled the Chinese artist, Shen Quan (Nanpin), to… Continue reading

China must refrain from intrigues in the territorial waters of Japan: The Korean Peninsula

China must refrain from intrigues in the territorial waters of Japan: The Korean Peninsula Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of China should refrain from military intrigues and… Continue reading

Sunni Islamists butcher and enslave minorities in Syria but the UK welcomes mainly Sunni Muslims

Sunni Islamists butcher and enslave minorities in Syria but the UK welcomes mainly Sunni Muslims Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Alawites, Christians, and Yazidis have no majority faith… Continue reading

Myanmar Tourism highlights utter Western media bias compared with Regional Fairness: Isolation?

Myanmar Tourism highlights utter Western media bias compared with Regional Fairness: Isolation? Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Myanmar is intent on developing the economic infrastructure of… Continue reading