North Korea and South Korea test ballistic missiles: the US muted, Japan angry, and China diplomatic

North Korea and South Korea test ballistic missiles: the US muted, Japan angry, and China diplomatic Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The Korean Peninsula witnessed the launching of tested ballistic missiles by North Korea and South Korea within hours of each other. Japan condemned the launch by North Korea. However,…

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.…

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…

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…

Japan Covid-19 daily infection high of 18,822: Olympic Covid convulsions

Japan Covid-19 daily infection high of 18,822: Olympic Covid convulsions Kanako Mita and Sawako Utsumi Modern Tokyo Times Shigeru Omi, the chief coronavirus advisor to the government of Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, took a different approach to the Tokyo Olympics. Omi, unlike Suga and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike, warned about probable Olympic coronavirus (Covid-19) convulsions…

Tokyo Covid-19 patients sent to neighbouring prefectures: Covid Olympic ripple

Tokyo Covid-19 patients sent to neighbouring prefectures: Covid Olympic ripple Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  Tokyo reported a new high of severe coronavirus (Covid-19) cases. Indeed, some patients suffering from coronavirus in Tokyo are now being sent to the neighboring prefectures of Chiba, Kanagawa, and Saitama, according to NHK news.…

Rwanda helps Mozambique to dislodge Sunni Islamist forces in Mocimboa da Praia

Rwanda helps Mozambique to dislodge Sunni Islamist forces in Mocimboa da Praia Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The increasing Sunni Islamist insurgency in Northern Mozambique led to several African nations sending military forces to support Mozambique. At first, Mozambique sought to utilize private security networks to train and support the armed…

Pockets of resistance in Kunduz in Afghanistan: Taliban increases pressure

Pockets of resistance in Kunduz in Afghanistan: Taliban increases pressure Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Taliban is increasing pressure on several cities throughout Afghanistan. Some agencies are claiming that Kunduz is in the hands of the Taliban. However, pockets of government resistance continue in their own military base and the…