Biden and Kishida (America and Japan): Highest ratio and biggest holder of debts

Biden and Kishida (America and Japan): Highest ratio and biggest holder of debts Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Joe Biden of America will meet Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan. Both leaders will talk high and mighty and promise many things related to anti-China and anti-Russia policies. Biden…

Anti-Russia Kishida: Only Japan in Asia walked out of APEC

Anti-Russia Kishida: Only Japan in Asia walked out of APEC Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  Japan shamed itself again under Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. He is the most ardent anti-Russia zealot to rule Japan in recent history. After all, if Kishida was concerned about nations invading others, how can…

Anti-Russia Kishida hits another economic negative: Wholesale inflation high

Anti-Russia Kishida hits another economic negative: Wholesale inflation high Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Time The two certainties of the early leadership of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida are endless anti-Russia policies – followed by recent negative highs concerning economics. Therefore, wholesale prices have just hit a new high under Kishida. The monitoring…

US warmongering under Biden: Lend-Lease (China and Japan)

US warmongering under Biden: Lend-Lease and Russia (China and Japan) Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Biden of America served under Barack Obama. Hence, similar to the Obama administration going to war in Libya and supporting the crisis in Syria and Yemen: Biden is spending vast sums to boost Ukrainian…

Anti-Russia Kishida: weak Yen, debt soars, but military spending in new high

Anti-Russia Kishida: weak Yen, debt soars, but military spending in new high Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The administration of Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is ushering in a period of economic and geopolitical ineptitude. Thus, the weakening yen, an endless mountain of debt, price increases, and other important issues…

Anti-Russia Kishida: Debt, nationalism, and Yen hits 20-year dollar low

Anti-Russia Kishida: Debt, nationalism, and Yen hits 20-year dollar low Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida, is the most anti-Russian administration in living memory. Hence, the debt mountain never gets tackled – and the yen to dollar rate just hit a 20-year low…

Decades of LDP mismanagement in Japan: Mega debt to declining population

Decades of LDP mismanagement in Japan: Mega debt to declining population Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Japan is blighted by over three decades of endless political mismanagement. This is down to the “political family chairs” of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). Hence – over three squandered economic decades later concerning…

OPEC, Russia, and Quad: Gulf powers and India ignore America, Japan, and the UK

OPEC, Russia, and Quad: Gulf powers and India ignore America, Japan, and the UK Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The OPEC+ group of nations has no intentions of taking a stance against the Russian Federation concerning the conflict in Ukraine. America, Japan, the United Kingdom, and several European Union nations tried…

France and US military sales to Indonesia: West Papua and Christians 

France and US military sales to Indonesia: West Papua and Christians Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  America and France – similar to other democratic nations – are quick to condemn China concerning human rights. However, human rights are selective depending on the economic and geopolitical angle. Hence, irrespective of whether democratic…

Tokyu Railways serving the Tokyo area wants to hike prices by 12.9 percent 

Tokyu Railways serving the Tokyo area wants to hike prices by 12.9 percent Kanako Mita and Sawako Utsumi  Modern Tokyo Times  The economic coronavirus (Covid-19) convulsions are especially hitting railway companies throughout Japan. This notably concerns the worst-hit areas, for example, Osaka and Tokyo. Hence, Tokyu Railways, a major private operator serving the Tokyo region,…

Crypto transactions banned in China

Crypto transactions banned in China Kanako Mita and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Times The trillion-dollar industry of cryptocurrencies and crypto-related transactions is now deemed illegal in China. Naturally, crypto mining is also deemed illegal because of the obvious connection and issues concerning carbon emissions. Therefore, it will be interesting to see the repercussions for Bitcoin,…

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…

Daiichi Sankyo to launch important Covid-19 trial: mRNA, Covid-19, and cancer 

Daiichi Sankyo to launch important Covid-19 trial: mRNA, Covid-19, and cancer  Kanako Mita and Sawako Utsumi Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese pharmaceutical sector is slow off the mark compared with several nations where mRNA coronavirus vaccines and non-mRNA vaccines are already being used. However, the Japanese companies of AnGes, Daiichi Sankyo, KM Biologics, and Shionogi…

Lebanon economic crisis: Medicines are running out

Lebanon economic crisis: Medicines are running out Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Lebanon is in economic and political crisis because of internal and external issues. This nation is multi-ethnic and multi-religious that comprises many different Christian and Muslim sects. Also, the Druze community is strong in certain parts of the country.…

Green Investment Receives a Boost in Kazakhstan

Green Investment Receives a Boost in Kazakhstan Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Margarita Assenova The Jamestown Foundation The COVID-19 pandemic recovery in Central Asia is taking an unexpectedly green turn. Three of the five Central Asian states boast large hydrocarbon resources and, ever since becoming independent from the Soviet Union 30 years ago, have relied…

Tokyo Olympic Committee shamelessly plugs the Olympics on March 11: Earthquake and tsunami

Tokyo Olympic Committee shamelessly plugs the Olympics on March 11: Earthquake and tsunami Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The tenth anniversary of the brutal Great East Japan Earthquake of March 11, 2011, took place today. However, the President of the Tokyo Organizing Committee, Seiko Hashimoto, shamelessly sought to exploit this tragic…

Japan reliance on foreign Covid-19 vaccines and bottlenecks: China and Russia helping internationally

Japan reliance on foreign Covid-19 vaccines and bottlenecks: China and Russia helping internationally Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times China, Japan, and the Russian Federation all belong to the geographic space of Northeast Asia. Indeed, the Russian Federation is a transcontinental nation. However, despite China and the Russian Federation producing coronavirus (Covid-19)…