Monthly Archive: April, 2018

Social Media faces being held to ransom in Germany: GDR, Merkel, and Sharia law

Social Media faces being held to ransom in Germany: GDR, Merkel, and Sharia law Helmut Joachim Schmidt, Amina Qamar, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The mirror of the German Democratic Republic… Continue reading

Mountains of Japan in art: Spirituality of Buddhism and Shintoism in a natural landscape

Mountains of Japan in art: Spirituality of Buddhism and Shintoism in a natural landscape Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Mount Fuji in Japan is a national symbol that signifies many things to… Continue reading

Japan remains skeptical about North Korea but is sidelined based on the over-reliance on America

Japan remains skeptical about North Korea but is sidelined based on the over-reliance on America Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The recent summit between North Korea and South Korea… Continue reading

North Korea and South Korea make pledges to restore peace: America can’t ignore!

North Korea and South Korea make pledges to restore peace: America can’t ignore! Ri Kuk-Chol, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The leaders of North Korea and South Korea held… Continue reading

Colombia needs help with migrants fleeing social deprivation and poverty in Venezuela

Colombia needs help with migrants fleeing social deprivation and poverty in Venezuela Chika Mori and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Colombia faces many internal problems related to the recent history… Continue reading

Art of Japan and a famous Buddhist Warrior of the twelfth century

Art of Japan and a famous Buddhist Warrior of the twelfth century Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Saito no Musashibo Benkei (1155-1189) is a famous and highly esteemed Japanese warrior of the… Continue reading

Jaysh al-Ayman: A ‘Local’ Threat in Kenya

Jaysh al-Ayman: A ‘Local’ Threat in Kenya Publication: Terrorism Monitor By: Sunguta West The Jamestown Foundation After a series of deadly attacks, Jaysh al-Ayman, an elite al-Shabaab unit formed about five years ago… Continue reading

Japan bows to G-7 instead of focusing on strengthening ties with the Russian Federation

Japan bows to G-7 instead of focusing on strengthening ties with the Russian Federation Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan should not meekly follow… Continue reading

Christian woman dies after acid attack in Pakistan: British and Commonwealth betrayal

Christian woman dies after acid attack in Pakistan: British and Commonwealth betrayal Boutros Hussein, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Since the foundation of Pakistan it is abundantly clear that… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Nishikawa Sukenobu: From the Empress to Prostitutes

Art of Japan and Nishikawa Sukenobu: From the Empress to Prostitutes Modern Tokyo Times Lee Jay Walker The Japanese artist Nishikawa Sukenobu (1671-1750) was based in the cultural city of Kyoto and he… Continue reading

Dignitaries in France denounce “new anti-Semitism” and “Islamist radicalization:” Shadow in Europe

Dignitaries in France denounce “new anti-Semitism” and “Islamist radicalization:” Shadow in Europe Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Famous political dignitaries and celebrities who follow various political views to being… Continue reading

North Korea to suspend missile and nuclear tests: Ghosts of the Sunshine Policy

North Korea to suspend missile and nuclear tests: Ghosts of the Sunshine Policy   Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, announced a major… Continue reading

Tokyo life and the delightful area of Kichijoji: Fashion and lifestyle

Tokyo life and the delightful area of Kichijoji: Fashion and lifestyle Sarah Deschamps and Kanako Itamae  Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo lifestyle provides a wealth of different options that appeal to different individuals. The… Continue reading

Japanese Poetry and Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902): The shadow of death

Japanese Poetry and Masaoka Shiki (1867-1902): The shadow of death Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The famous Japanese poet Masaoka Shiki was born in 1867 just one year before the Meiji Restoration… Continue reading

Japan art and the paths of Shintoism and Buddhism: Holy men in the snow without Abraham

Japan art and the paths of Shintoism and Buddhism: Holy men in the snow without Abraham Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In the second part of Sawako Utsumi’s art that focuses on… Continue reading

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan should be upfront to President Donald Trump

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan should be upfront to President Donald Trump Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan should be upfront towards President… Continue reading

Emerging Islamist Political Clout Accelerates Europe’s Self-Islamization

Emerging Islamist Political Clout Accelerates Europe’s Self-Islamization by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Forget the beheading videos, the ISIS propaganda on social media, even the terrorist attacks… Continue reading

China and Japan at “unmentioned swipe” at Trump in America: Russian Federation

China and Japan at “unmentioned swipe” at Trump in America: Russian Federation Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Aspects of the President Donald Trump administration in America seriously worry elements… Continue reading

Contemporary Japanese Art and the spirit of Sakai Hoitsu and Yokoyama Taikan

Contemporary Japanese Art and the spirit of Sakai Hoitsu and Yokoyama Taikan Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   Sawako Utsumi is a modern artist from Japan who adores the richness of European… Continue reading

America, France, and the United Kingdom target Syria based on the terrorist narrative

America, France, and the United Kingdom target Syria based on the terrorist narrative Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Syrian armed forces and the military government infrastructure is now… Continue reading

More Japanese companies to invest in Myanmar: Thilawa Special Economic Zone

More Japanese companies to invest in Myanmar: Thilawa Special Economic Zone Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Increasing numbers of Japanese companies are investing in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone… Continue reading

Old Japan and Poetry of bygone days: Yamabe no Akahito

Old Japan and Poetry of bygone days: Yamabe no Akahito Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese poet Yamabe no Akahito belongs to the Nara period of history in the eighth century.… Continue reading

Tokyo Fashion News: Changing Dynamics of Ginza Fashion

Tokyo Fashion News: Changing Dynamics of Ginza Fashion Sarah Deschamps and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo is blessed with countless fashion districts that cater to different age groups and economic pockets. Equally,… Continue reading

Buddhists and others in Rakhine fear a land grab: Why invite immigrants and terrorists to Myanmar?

Buddhists and others in Rakhine fear a land grab: Why invite immigrants and terrorists to Myanmar? Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Arakanese Buddhists and other indigenous groups in Rakhine… Continue reading

China ups the ante by stating America is bedeviled by an “anxiety disorder” under Trump

China ups the ante by stating America is bedeviled by an “anxiety disorder” under Trump Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America declared that tariffs would… Continue reading

Art of Japan and the mystery of Utamaro

Art of Japan and the mystery of Utamaro Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The distinguished art of Utamaro Kitagawa is known internationally based on his stunning art. This notably applies to the… Continue reading

Japan boosts its military option: The Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade

Japan boosts its military option: The Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade  Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese government under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is focused on the modernization of… Continue reading

International animation fans in mourning over the death of Isao Takahata: Grave of the Fireflies

International animation fans in mourning over the death of Isao Takahata: Grave of the Fireflies Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times If individuals adore animation, then the all-time classic Grave of the Fireflies… Continue reading

Saudi Arabia and reforms under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Saudi Arabia and reforms under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is intent on modernizing Saudi Arabia, in order to… Continue reading

Buddhist art from China and Japan: Kaihō Yūshō (1533-1615) and the shadow of Liang K’ai (1140-1210)

Buddhist artists from China and Japan: Kaihō Yūshō (1533-1615) and the shadow of Liang K’ai (1140-1210) Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The path of Buddhism in China and Japan knows many roads… Continue reading

Japan and military revamp to meet a changing geopolitical landscape: US estrangement

Japan and military revamp to meet a changing geopolitical landscape: US estrangement Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is intent on… Continue reading

Sharjah Helps Rebuild One of Africa’s Iconic Libraries in Guinea

Sharjah Helps Rebuild One of Africa’s Iconic Libraries in Guinea Sharjah makes a unique contribution to rebuild one of Conakry’s most beloved libraries which was destroyed by fire in 2012 Sharjah has announced… Continue reading