Category Archive: Japan geopolitics

3.5 Million Japanese Children face Poverty: Japan Announces $1 Billion for International Children

3.5 Million Japanese Children face Poverty: Japan Announces $1 Billion for International Children Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan pledges $1 billion dollars to support the… Continue reading

Former Secretary-General Ishiba of the LDP questions Prime Minister Abe of Japan

Former Secretary-General Ishiba of the LDP questions Prime Minister Abe of Japan Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The reverberations of the terrible showing of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party… Continue reading

Japan and the European Union sign biggest Open Economic Area in the World: America and Trump

Japan and the European Union sign biggest Open Economic Area in the World: America and Trump Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The European Union (EU) and Japan have agreed… Continue reading

Japanese Financial Institutions are boosting Frankfurt over London: Daiwa, Nomura, and SMFG

Japanese Financial Institutions are boosting Frankfurt over London: Daiwa, Nomura, and SMFG Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The political situation in the United Kingdom (UK) remains unclear with regards… Continue reading

Tokyo Assembly Election to set Political Ripples: LDP Defeat to Increase Pressure on PM Abe

Tokyo Assembly Election to set Political Ripples: LDP Defeat to Increase Pressure on PM Abe Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of the ruling Liberal Democratic… Continue reading

Putin says Kurile is an Ideal Place to Check the United States in the Far East: Independent Japan?

Putin says Kurile is an Ideal Place to Check the United States in the Far East: Independent Japan? Galina Zobova, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is… Continue reading

America and Japan to hold “Two Plus Two” talks aimed at strategies towards North Korea

America and Japan to hold “Two Plus Two” talks aimed at strategies towards North Korea Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Political and military elites in North Korea continue to… Continue reading

Russian Federation and Japan seek all Parties to Defuse Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Russian Federation and Japan seek all Parties to Defuse Tensions on the Korean Peninsula Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation and Japan called for the need to… Continue reading

Japanese Minister in Shameful Comment about Tohoku: Tsunami, Nuclear Crisis, and Tokyo Centric

Japanese Minister in Shameful Comment about Tohoku: Tsunami, Nuclear Crisis, and Tokyo Centric Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Masahiro Imamura, a Cabinet Minister in the government of Shinzo Abe,… Continue reading

The United States now Ushers a Conciliatory Tone towards North Korea: Regional Pressure?

The United States now Ushers a Conciliatory Tone towards North Korea: Regional Pressure? Shuchun Zhang and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It appears that the administration of President Donald Trump is rethinking… Continue reading

America, China, and Russia should work together on the issue of North Korea

America, China, and Russia should work together on the issue of North Korea Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The crisis on the Korean peninsula needs calmness in the corridors… Continue reading

China, Japan, and South Korea should unite to contain America’s approach to North Korea

China, Japan, and South Korea should unite to contain America’s approach to North Korea Ri Kuk-Chol, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The leadership of North Korea is predictable… Continue reading

China Needs to Re-evaluate the Independence of Taiwan: America and Japan

China Needs to Re-evaluate the Independence of Taiwan: America and Japan Hiroshi Saito and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) of China needs to re-evaluate its relationship with… Continue reading

Japan pulls the Self-Defense Forces out of South Sudan under a Self-Created Cloud

Japan pulls the Self-Defense Forces out of South Sudan under a Self-Created Cloud Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times If Japan is serious about becoming a stabilizing international power then… Continue reading

PM Abe of Japan Grovels to the anti-Human Rights nation of Saudi Arabia

PM Abe of Japan Grovels to the anti-Human Rights nation of Saudi Arabia Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Cabinet officials including Chief Cabinet Secretary… Continue reading

Remembering the March 11 Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011: Brave Fire Brigade Heroes of Otsuchi to Fleeing Embassies

Remembering the March 11 Earthquake and Tsunami of 2011: Brave Fire Brigade Heroes of Otsuchi to Fleeing Embassies Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times March 11, 2011, will forever be… Continue reading

Trump’s America Focused on Helping US Workers: Japan Urged to Change at WTO

Trump’s America Focused on Helping US Workers: Japan Urged to Change at WTO Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America was elected on the premise of… Continue reading

America and Japan: Trump should be aware of “Abe bearing Financial Incentives”

America and Japan: Trump should be aware of “Abe bearing Financial Incentives” Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are holding… Continue reading

Trump and Abe seek a Bilateral Trade Agreement between America and Japan to Replace TPP

Trump and Abe seek a Bilateral Trade Agreement between America and Japan to Replace TPP Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Japan… Continue reading

Russia needs Caution towards Japan based on the American Question: Analogy of China

Russia needs Caution towards Japan based on the American Question: Analogy of China Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation will visit Japan in… Continue reading

Serious Cyber Attack Allegedly hits the Japanese Ministry of Defense: Government now Denies

Serious Cyber Attack Allegedly hits the Japanese Ministry of Defense: Government now Denies Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Japanese government ministries according to Kyodo News confirmed that a serious… Continue reading

Japan says TPP is “Meaningless” without America after Trump Announcement

Japan says TPP is “Meaningless” without America after Trump Announcement Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The President-elect of America, Donald Trump, announced that he would quit the Trans-Pacific Partnership… Continue reading

Japan needs to Re-Align with China: Legacy of Buddhism, Confucianism, History, and Taoism

Japan needs to Re-Align with China: Legacy of Buddhism, Confucianism, History, and Taoism Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The ancient Middle Kingdom of China impacted greatly on the… Continue reading

PM Abe and the Immigration Card: European Wasteland and Internal Poverty Awaits

PM Abe and the Immigration Card: European Wasteland and Internal Poverty Awaits Michiyo Tanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is highlighting the reality that political elites, are… Continue reading

PM Shinzo Abe of Japan says “Great Confidence” after meeting President-elect Donald Trump

PM Shinzo Abe of Japan says “Great Confidence” after meeting President-elect Donald Trump Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan became the first foreign political… Continue reading

Japan and the United States: Shinzo Abe Scheduled to meet President-elect Donald Trump

Japan and the United States: Shinzo Abe Scheduled to meet President-elect Donald Trump Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan is hoping to strengthen ties with America… Continue reading

Shinzo Abe of Japan Congratulates Donald Trump: Japan and Russian Federation Relations

Shinzo Abe of Japan Congratulates Donald Trump: Japan and Russian Federation Relations Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The victory of Donald Trump in America took many people by surprise… Continue reading

Japanese Journalist Kosuke Tsuneoka, Suspected of Assisting ISIS, needs to be Charged in Iraq

Japanese Journalist Kosuke Tsuneoka, Suspected of Assisting ISIS, needs to be Charged in Iraq Noriko Watanabe, Murad Makhmudov, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kosuke Tsuneoka, a so-called freelance journalist, was captured… Continue reading

Taiwan-Japan Ties Deepen Amid Chinese Assertiveness

Taiwan-Japan Ties Deepen Amid Chinese Assertiveness Publication: China Brief Volume: 16 Issue: 16 By: Lauren Dickey The Jamestown Foundation If there is one issue leaders in Taipei and Tokyo can find common ground… Continue reading

Philippines and Japan: Duterte seeks a Reduced US Role in Asia with Russia on the Horizon

Philippines and Japan: Duterte seeks a Reduced US Role in Asia with Russia on the Horizon Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, embraced… Continue reading

Softbank of Japan in Mega Fund with Saudi Arabia where Women Persecuted and Buddhism is Illegal

Softbank of Japan in Mega Fund with Saudi Arabia where Women Persecuted and Buddhism is Illegal Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The enormous internal debt of Softbank never ceases… Continue reading

Taiwan Seeks Maritime Cooperation with Japan: President Tsai Ing-wen

Taiwan Seeks Maritime Cooperation with Japan: President Tsai Ing-wen Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The independent-minded President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan seeks maritime cooperation with Japan. In recent times,… Continue reading