Australia upset by the Solomon Islands and China: America, Japan, and hypocrisy

Australia upset by the Solomon Islands and China: America, Japan, and hypocrisy Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare of the Solomon Islands signed a new security pact with China. According to Sogavare, the agreement is in the national interest of the Solomon Islands and will cement the continuing…

Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh nervous of fresh Azerbaijan probes

Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh nervous of fresh Azerbaijan probes Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The remaining Armenian Christian communities of Nagorno-Karabakh are getting nervous concerning fresh military probes by Azerbaijan. Thus with the Russian Federation embroiled in a conflict with Ukraine, the fear is that Azerbaijan and NATO Turkey will make fresh…

Cameroon cholera outbreak with over 40 deaths

Cameroon cholera outbreak with over 40 deaths Chika Mori and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Time The death toll from a cholera outbreak in Cameroon reached 44 people earlier this week. Hence, in two weeks, with over 1,700 reported cases in the Southwest area of Cameroon, the deaths are mounting.  The public health chief for the…

Islamists in Mozambique continue to wreak havoc: SADC and Rwanda

Islamists in Mozambique continue to wreak havoc: SADC and Rwanda Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Sunni Islamist terrorists are spreading their insurgency inside northern Mozambique and right up to the border of Tanzania. Initially, the impetus of regional military forces from the Southern African Development Community bloc (SADC) and Rwanda stemmed the tide. However,…

Japan novelist and Futabatei Shimei (1864-1909): Inspired by Russia

Japan novelist and Futabatei Shimei (1864-1909): Inspired by Russia Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The Japanese novelist Futabatei Shimei (1864-1909) was shaped by the Meiji Period (1868-1912). This period of Japanese history was revolutionary – from regional wars and nationalism – to opening up to new Western ideas – to a brutal anti-Buddhist period…

Anti-Russia Kishida led to peace treaty talks being terminated by Russia

Anti-Russia Kishida led to peace treaty talks being terminated by Russia Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was elected the leader of Japan last year. However, in less than six months, his anti-Russian Federation rhetoric led to the termination of peace treaty talks. Therefore, his foreign policy agenda is…

China in mourning after tragic plane crash

China in mourning after tragic plane crash Sawako Utsumi and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times A tragic plane crash, carrying 132 people in China, exploded on impact after crashing in a forested area in the province of Guangxi. It is presumed that all 123 passengers and nine staff members perished immediately on impact. However, this…

Anti-Russia Kishida fails to alter independent India: Japan and nuclear hypocrisy 

Anti-Russia Kishida fails to alter independent India: Japan and nuclear hypocrisy  Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Anti-Russian Federation rhetoric was stated by the Prime Minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida, in India. Hence, showing disrespect for India’s close relationship with the Russian Federation – Japan was reminded, diplomatically, that India’s main…

Japan novelist and Miyamoto Yuriko (1899-1951): Communist, Feminist, and torture

Japan novelist and Miyamoto Yuriko (1899-1951): Communist, Feminist, and torture Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  The Japanese novelist and short-story writer Miyamoto Yuriko (1899-1951) could have easily melted into the conformist background of the times. Yet Miyamoto, despite her privileged background, decided to be true to her own political and social beliefs throughout her…

The US undermines China and Venezuela but now seeks them to be anti-Russia

The US undermines China and Venezuela but now seeks them to be anti-Russia Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times  President Joe Biden of America continuously rebukes China, Saudi Arabia, and Venezuela. This concerns the violation of human rights, lack of democracy, and other ill deeds. However, without an ounce of…

Colombia and deaths of over 6,000 by the military: Ex-President asks for forgiveness

Colombia and deaths of over 6,000 by the military: Ex-president asks for forgiveness Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The recent history of Colombia is blighted by massacres committed by the armed forces, right-wing paramilitaries, left-wing forces (FARC), and murky criminal activity that belongs to many shadows. Of course, the criminal acts of…