Japanese Art and Josetsu: China and Japan Relations based on “Catching a Catfish with a Gourd”

Japanese Art and Josetsu: China and Japan Relations based on “Catching a Catfish with a Gourd” Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times China and Japan have so much in common based on the richness of Buddhism, Confucianism, the arts, culture, gardens, Zen, and a plethora of areas related to high culture. Yet, relations in recent…

Ukraine Unelected Elites in Kiev Support IMF and Western Takeover

Ukraine Unelected Elites in Kiev Support IMF and Western Takeover Galina Zobova, Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It is unimaginable that an uprising would occur in the heart of the European Union (EU), whereby demonstrators would demand the EU, IMF, NATO and American encroachment. However, this is the scenario in the…

Tokyo Fashion News: Fred Perry and White Mountaineering

Tokyo Fashion News: Fred Perry and White Mountaineering Sarah Deschamps and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times The iconic Fred Perry is selling a collection of delightful polo shirts with four individual brands from Japan. These Japanese companies apply to The Dress & Co., 08sircus, Yuge and Muveil Work. Therefore, for the lovers of the iconic…

Hezbollah is a stabilizing factor in the Levant unlike Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Hezbollah is a stabilizing factor in the Levant unlike Saudi Arabia and Qatar Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Gulf and Western intrigues in the Levant are collectively creating chaos and spreading sectarianism. In Lebanon the Hezbollah movement is trying to contain these dark forces by maintaining strong relations with powerful Christian…

ISIS in Iraq and Syria: Shame on Obama while Hezbollah Helps the Mosaic

ISIS in Iraq and Syria: Shame on Obama while Hezbollah Helps the Mosaic Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Obama and other leaders in France, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and the United Kingdom, should all be held accountable for the re-destabilization of Iraq alongside the destabilization of Libya and Syria. Indeed,…

Japan Luxury Market: Richemont and the Power of the Japanese Apple Pie

Japan Luxury Market: Richemont and the Power of the Japanese Apple Pie Tomoko Hara and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese apple pie continues to attract the most refined luxury brands in the world because this market is extremely powerful in the land of the rising sun. Richemont is one of countless international brands…

Boko Haram and Massacres in Nigeria: International Jihadi Barbarity

Boko Haram and Massacres in Nigeria: International Jihadi Barbarity Paul Joseph Nzeribe, Lielit Kebede and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Takfiri Islamists that turn to the sword are committing untold barbarity in countless nations. Indeed, it is difficult to pin down if Takfiri Islamists are more inhumane in Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Somalia, Syria, or…

Ukraine Crisis: Japan should take a cautious approach towards Russia based on geopolitics

Ukraine Crisis: Japan should take a cautious approach towards Russia based on geopolitics Noriko Watanabe and Joachim de Villiers Modern Tokyo Times Japan should not pander to America by following a negative tone towards the Russian Federation over ongoing events in the Crimea and Ukraine in general. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe must focus on the…

Israel and Turkey are Protecting Border Areas for Terrorist and Sectarian Forces in Syria

Israel and Turkey are Protecting Border Areas for Terrorist and Sectarian Forces in Syria Murad Makhmudov and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Times The armed forces of Syria and various loyal defense forces are clearly inflicting heavy loses on an array of terrorist, sectarian, and mercenary forces. This factor is abundantly obvious just like the connivance…

Hezbollah is a stabilizing factor in the Levant unlike Saudi Arabia and Qatar

Hezbollah is a stabilizing factor in the Levant unlike Saudi Arabia and Qatar Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Gulf and Western intrigues in the Levant are collectively creating chaos and spreading sectarianism. In Lebanon the Hezbollah movement is trying to contain these dark forces by maintaining strong relations with powerful Christian…

Tokyo Fashion News: Kawaii Culture, Cute Cube Harajuku and Monki

Tokyo Fashion News: Kawaii Culture, Cute Cube Harajuku and Monki Michel Lebon and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times Kawaii culture in Harajuku is internationally famous because of the unique vibes of this independent reality in the heart of Tokyo. Therefore, the opening of Cute Cube Harajuku  in 2013 enhanced this angle within the fashion environment…

Christian Armenians under attack in Syria because of Turkey: Crimea, Cyprus, Syria and NATO

Christian Armenians under attack in Syria because of Turkey: Crimea, Cyprus, Syria and NATO Ramazan Khalidov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Armenian Christians are once more fleeing from the aggression of Turkey and not surprisingly the Western nations sprouting international law at the Russian Federation are deadly silent. Indeed, NATO Turkey is allowed…

Japan Should Focus on Russia and not US Whims about Ukraine

Japan Should Focus on Russia and not US Whims about Ukraine Galina Zobova, Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation is of major strategic significance for Japan and while Tokyo and Washington relations are extremely strong, this doesn’t mean that Japan shouldn’t focus on special relations with Moscow. In terms…

Iraq thanks Syria for bombing ISIS: Obama wants to help Sectarianism in Syria

Iraq thanks Syria for bombing ISIS: Obama wants to help Sectarianism in Syria Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Obama of America is once more involved in new sinister intrigues because while the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is intent on carving up both Iraq and Syria respectively; the…

Tokyo Fashion News: Flagship Store Opened by Alexander McQueen in Exquisite Aoyama

Tokyo Fashion News: Flagship Store Opened by Alexander McQueen in Exquisite Aoyama Hiroshi Saito, Sarah Deschamps and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo Times In April last year the exquisite Alexander McQueen brand opened in vibrant Roppongi. This part of Tokyo is especially popular for many expatriates along with Tokyoites in general who enjoy the more international…

Hagia Sophia in Trabzon is now a Mosque in Turkey: Kosovo, Northern Cyprus and Minority Muslims

Hagia Sophia in Trabzon is now a Mosque in Turkey: Kosovo, Northern Cyprus and Minority Muslims Nuray Lydia Oglu and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The multiculturalists laud Turkey for being secular, modern and democratic but they don’t bother to tell the truth about how this became. Likewise, the same wishful thinking elites in America…

Japan Fashion News: Gucci to Commemorate 50 Years Since Entering Japan

Japan Fashion News: Gucci to Commemorate 50 Years Since Entering Japan Hiroshi Saito and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo Times Luxury fashion is adored throughout Japan and internationally the “Japanese fashion apple pie” is famous. Gucci is known throughout the world and in Japan this exquisite fashion House first entered the Japanese market in 1964. Therefore,…