Rich Gulf Powers don’t like Christian refugees or Afghanistan refugees: Migrant labor is fine!

Rich Gulf Powers don’t like Christian refugees or Afghanistan refugees: Migrant labor is fine! Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  Images of mass evacuations of nationals from Afghanistan fleeing to America, Canada, and European nations once more have hit the headlines. In equal measure, rich elites in Afghanistan with money and connections…

Transitional Military Council in Chad ready for dialogue with Front for Change and Concord

Transitional Military Council in Chad ready for dialogue with Front for Change and Concord Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The nation of Chad is multi-ethnic and multi-religious. Also, despite the size of its armed forces, this nation punches above its weight. Thus the armed forces of Chad are supporting several nations against…

Over 118,000 people in Japan recuperating at home from Covid: Bed shortages to sport

Over 118,000 people in Japan recuperating at home from Covid: Bed shortages to sport Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan and the Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike are apt for caring about international athletes, International Olympic Committee (IOC) members, the international media, and providing adequate health care provisions.…

The UK evacuated Japanese Embassy staff from Kabul: Usual reliance on others

The UK evacuated Japanese Embassy staff from Kabul: Usual reliance on others Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The government of Japan seems to lack a sense of priority when urgent decisions are needed. Indeed, in areas of national security, the government of Japan relies heavily on the armed forces of America.…

ISIS attack in Afghanistan kills many in Kabul: Twin fear of Sunni Islamist Takfiris

ISIS attack in Afghanistan kills many in Kabul: Twin fear of Sunni Islamist Takfiris Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  Kabul in Afghanistan was rocked by two suspected attacks by ISIS (Islamic State) in Afghanistan. According to the Russian Federation, at least 13 people are known to have died. However, this figure is…

Suzuki Takayuki wins first Paralympic gold for in Tokyo for Japan: Northern England connection

Suzuki Takayuki wins first Paralympic gold for in Tokyo for Japan: Northern England connection Sawako Utsumi and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times Japan failed to win a single gold medal in 2016 at the Paralympics in Rio. Hence, major disappointment occurred in Brazil despite winning other medals. Therefore, the swimmer Takayuki Suzuki must be grinning like…

Iran abuse of prisoners in Evin Prison showed by Edalat-e Ali

Iran abuse of prisoners in Evin Prison showed by Edalat-e Ali Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The brutality of Evin Prison in Tehran was shown by Edalat-e Ali (Ali’s Justice) after they hacked into the surveillance system. This notorious prison in Tehran is synonymous with political torture, the persecution of religious…

President of Tunisia suspends parliament further and consolidates: Regional issues

President of Tunisia suspends parliament further and consolidates: Regional issues Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Kais Saied of Tunisia is suspending parliament further while consolidating his position and aims. Last month, he fired Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi citing national security. Therefore, in this interim period, Saied intends to shore up Tunisia…

Chad downsizes its armed forces in the Sahel: Islamist terrorism and France

Chad downsizes its armed forces in the Sahel: Islamist terrorism and France Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The armed forces of Chad are known throughout the Sahel and Lake Chad region for their professionalism in fighting against several Sunni Islamist terrorist groups. However, political tensions and other negative forces beset Chad.…

Ex female-MP in Afghanistan says, “Happy to have gotten rid of all these thieves and losers who left the country.” 

Ex female-MP in Afghanistan says, “Happy to have gotten rid of all these thieves and losers who left the country.”  Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Images are circulating all over the world of adult males seeking to escape Afghanistan, while the last remnants of American and other foreign troops remain. All…

Tokyo Covid crisis results in over 60 percent being denied hospitalization: The Olympics!

Tokyo Covid crisis results in over 60 percent being denied hospitalization: The Olympics! Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  In any other country that held the Olympics during the height of the coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis, then heads would roll if horrendous convulsions emerged. Yet, in Japan, Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Tokyo Governor Yuriko…

Japanese art: The desolate Japanese Buddhist path

Japanese art: The desolate Japanese Buddhist path Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sawako Utsumi is a gifted contemporary Japanese artist. In her latest art piece, titled “The desolate Japanese Buddhist path,” Utsumi once more fuses culture, nature, and Buddhism. Ironically, she does this despite being a follower of Shintoism.  This concerns her connection with old Buddhism that…

Japan Covid-19: PM Suga says “time for stricter measures” after the Olympics just finished

Japan Covid-19: PM Suga says “time for stricter measures” after the Olympics just finished Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis is at its height in Japan since the Olympic timeframe began concerning the changed perceptions. Thus, while individuals were watching Japan winning Olympic medals – and emphasis on…

Kazakhstan Surges to Third Place in Global Crypto-Currency Production, behind China and US

Kazakhstan Surges to Third Place in Global Crypto-Currency Production, behind China and US Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: John C. K. Daly The Jamestown Foundation While many crypto-currency advocates worldwide promote this sector as the next step in international finance, multiple governments are becoming increasingly leery because of digital currencies’ energy-intensive mining requirements, volatile price…

Haiti death toll reaches 1,300 after the 7.2-magnitude earthquake

Haiti death toll reaches 1,300 after the 7.2-magnitude earthquake Kanako Mita and Sawako Utsumi Modern Tokyo Times The devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti is now responsible for at least 1,300 deaths. However, the final figure could increase further because search and rescue efforts are ongoing. Areas hit worst include the towns of Les Cayes…

Torrential rain in Japan causing deaths from Nagasaki to Nagano

Torrential rain in Japan causing deaths from Nagasaki to Nagano Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The prefectures of Fukuoka, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and Saga have especially been hit by long-lasting torrential rain. However, unlike yesterday, these four prefectures are now under an emergency “warning” rather than the “heavy rain emergency warning” that…

A devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits Haiti

A devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits Haiti Kanako Mita and Chika Mori Modern Tokyo Times A devastating 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti yesterday. Reports claim that at least 300 people have been killed while search and rescue missions are ongoing. Also, approximately 2,000 people are injured. However, the fear is that this number will climb higher. The…