Apple and the CIA: MacBooks and iPhones infiltrated but Duplicity or Sincerity?

Apple and the CIA: MacBooks and iPhones infiltrated but Duplicity or Sincerity? Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It is reported by WikiLeaks that the CIA has infiltrated products by… Continue reading

Spain and the Catalan Parliament need to build bridges before events spiral further

Spain and the Catalan Parliament need to build bridges before events spiral further Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The political crisis in Spain needs to be solved amicably between… Continue reading

Yorozu Tetsugoro and Japanese Art: independent artistic soul

Yorozu Tetsugoro and Japanese Art: independent artistic soul Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist Yorozu Tetsugoro was born in 1885 and died of tuberculosis in 1927 after severe complications from… Continue reading

Russia and Uzbekistan Hold First Joint Military Exercise in 12 Years, Plan Further Cooperation

Russia and Uzbekistan Hold First Joint Military Exercise in 12 Years, Plan Further Cooperation Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 14 Issue: 122 By: John C. K. Daly The Jamestown Foundation Following the death… Continue reading

Las Vegas hit by terror after mass slaughter: 59 dead and 23 firearms in hotel room

Las Vegas hit by terror after mass slaughter: 59 dead and 23 firearms in hotel room  Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It is extremely mind-boggling to non-Americans how a… Continue reading

Poetry – No grave, no name, just my dust to fly away!

Poetry – No grave, no name, just my dust to fly away! One by one people fade away Another step, another day Nothing left apart from dismay The patter of young feet ending… Continue reading

Contemporary Japanese Artist inspired by the Kano School: Shinto Priest and Adorable Landscape

Contemporary Japanese Artist inspired by the Kano School: Shinto Priest and Adorable Landscape Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Kano School of Art is extremely renown for its deep roots that began… Continue reading

Suspected Sunni Islamist kills 2 young ladies in France after brutal attack in Marseilles

Suspected Sunni Islamist kills 2 young ladies in France after brutal attack in Marseilles Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times A suspected Sunni Islamist in France stabbed two young ladies… Continue reading

America and China in Signs of a Joint Approach to North Korea: THAAD and Double Freeze

America and China in Signs of a Joint Approach to North Korea: THAAD and Double Freeze Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The United States Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson,… Continue reading

Muslim Massacre of Hindus unearthed in Rakhine: ARSA Islamist Terrorism in Myanmar

Muslim Massacre of Hindus unearthed in Rakhine: ARSA Islamist Terrorism in Myanmar  Amina Qamar, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Another massacre by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), a… Continue reading

Art of Sengai Gibon and Rinzai Buddhism: Buddhist Contemplation and Artistic Outreach

Art of Sengai Gibon and Rinzai Buddhism: Buddhist Contemplation and Artistic Outreach Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The inner-soul of Sengai Gibon (1750-1837) was always multidimensional and the flow that linked… Continue reading

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike hopes to “Reset Japan” by taming Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike hopes to “Reset Japan” by taming Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Governor of Tokyo, Yuriko Koike, is hoping to reshape… Continue reading

A State within a State in Germany: Sunni Islamization and one-way Civilization War

A State within a State in Germany: Sunni Islamization and one-way Civilization War Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Past German leaders and the current leader Chancellor Angela Merkel have… Continue reading

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to utilize the North Korea effect and stem the Party of Hope

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to utilize the North Korea effect and stem the Party of Hope Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan appeared to… Continue reading

Japanese Art and the Harsh Reality of Life: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Japanese Art and the Harsh Reality of Life: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Tsukioka Yoshitoshi literally lived in two worlds and this applies to not only the Edo… Continue reading

Election in Germany witnesses the same Chancellor Merkel but new indigenous AfD reality

Election in Germany witnesses the same Chancellor Merkel but new indigenous AfD reality Helmet Joachim Schmidt, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The election in Germany witnessed the same Chancellor… Continue reading

Poetry – The kingfisher dies

Poetry – The kingfisher dies I walked around this world in a haze Not knowing, nor seeking, the falsehood of another faith or culture After all, the kingfisher flew and dived Then a… Continue reading

China hints that Japan should focus on Dialogue towards North Korea: China and Russia

China hints that Japan should focus on Dialogue towards North Korea: China and Russia Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times China and the Russian Federation are increasingly concerned by the… Continue reading

English Landscape Art by Japanese Artist: Nature, Old Christian Church, and Spirit of Shinto

English Landscape Art by Japanese Artist: Nature, Old Christian Church, and Spirit of Shinto Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sawako Utsumi is a Japanese contemporary artist who fuses aspects of Japanese art… Continue reading

Myanmar anti-Buddhist Propaganda in Full Flow: Media, Syria, and Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Myanmar anti-Buddhist Propaganda in Full Flow: Media, Syria, and Organization of Islamic Cooperation Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The irony couldn’t be more ironic based on the reality of… Continue reading

Tunisian Religious Reforms Challenge Egypt’s Al Azhar

Tunisian Religious Reforms Challenge Egypt’s Al Azhar by Hany Ghoraba Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi marched straight into a battle with Egypt’s highest Sunni authority,… Continue reading

Poet Saigyō and Japanese Buddhism: Light of the Buddha, Nature, and Shintoism

Poet Saigyō and Japanese Buddhism: Light of the Buddha, Nature, and Shintoism Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese Buddhist poet Saigyō Hōshi (birth name Satō Norikiyo) was born in 1118 and… Continue reading

Burundi nationals killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Inquiry Opened

Burundi nationals killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Inquiry Opened  Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It is known that 37 nationals from Burundi were killed in the Democratic… Continue reading

South Korea rightly provides Humanitarian Aid to the poor in North Korea: Japan is irked

South Korea rightly provides Humanitarian Aid to the poor in North Korea: Japan is irked Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The current leader of South Korea, President Moon Jae-in,… Continue reading

Strategic War Game Zapad 2017 Has Begun

Strategic War Game Zapad 2017 Has Begun Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor  By: Pavel Felgenhauer The Jamestown Foundation Last November, in Minsk, at a session of the joint Russian-Belarusian “defense collegium,” Russia’s minister of… Continue reading

Jakushitsu Genkō (1290-1367) and Buddhist Poetry in old Japan

Jakushitsu Genkō (1290-1367) and Buddhist Poetry in old Japan Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Jakushitsu Genkō (1290-1367) is a famous Japanese Rinzai Buddhist preacher who became the first abbot of the Eigen-ji… Continue reading

North Korea is upping the ante via missile tests over Japan: China, Russia, and South Korea

North Korea is upping the ante via missile tests over Japan: China, Russia, and South Korea Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Northern Japan is now a growing part of… Continue reading

Mali and Niger seek International Funding for Anti-Terrorist Forces in the Sahel

Mali and Niger seek International Funding for Anti-Terrorist Forces in the Sahel Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The nations of Mali and Niger – part of the G5 Sahel… Continue reading

Tokyo Garden and the Fusion of Faiths and Ideas: Chinzan-so

Tokyo Garden and the Fusion of Faiths and Ideas: Chinzan-so Kanako Itamae and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo News The history of Chinzan-so (Chinzanso) is fascinating because you have many historic remains, therefore, you… Continue reading

IVF accounts for roughly 5 percent of all births in Japan: Room for Improvement

IVF accounts for roughly 5 percent of all births in Japan: Room for Improvement Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The extremely low birth rate in Japan is a worrying… Continue reading

Anti-Myanmar Agenda and Hypocrisy of Malaysia and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

Anti-Myanmar Agenda and Hypocrisy of Malaysia and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Salma Zribi, Chika Mori, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It is widely known that Gulf petrodollars from Saudi Arabia… Continue reading

Tokiwa Mitsunaga and Art in Twelfth Century Japan: High Culture of A Clouded Sky

Tokiwa Mitsunaga and Art in Twelfth Century Japan: High Culture of A Clouded Sky Lee Jay Walker   Modern Tokyo Times The twelfth-century Japanese artist, Tokiwa Mitsunaga, resided in a world of power… Continue reading