Japan continues to welcome Western military support in East Asia aimed at China: UK strike group

Japan continues to welcome Western military support in East Asia aimed at China: UK strike group Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times If you view history through the prism of longevity then China wasn’t a threat to Japan. Nor did this nation endanger the sovereignty of Japan. On the contrary, for over…

Tokyo News: Minimalistic State of Emergency in Tokyo and surrounding prefectures

Tokyo News: Minimalistic State of Emergency in Tokyo and surrounding prefectures Kanako Mita and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo and the three neighboring prefectures of Chiba, Kanagawa, and Saitama have been put under a minimalistic State of Emergency. Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga stated that the emergency period will last from January 8 to February…

United Kingdom Covid-19 daily infections hit over 60,000

United Kingdom Covid-19 daily infections hit over 60,000 Kanako Mita and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times The coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis in the United Kingdom is at a perilous stage, despite vaccinations being done every day. Thus in the last 24 hours, another 60,000 people were infected. Therefore, the endless strain on the health care system…

Tokyo News: New fresh Covid-19 daily high reaches 822

Tokyo News: New fresh Covid-19 daily high reaches 822 Kanako Mita and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Times The coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis witnessed a daily high of new infections today in Tokyo. Hence, with 822 new infections, it is clear that further strains on the health care system will occur. However, ordinary people need to know…

Tokyo News: Fresh Covid-19 daily infections high in Tokyo

Tokyo News: Fresh Covid-19 daily infections high in Tokyo Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG) announced a new daily high of coronavirus (Covid-19) infections. However, under the Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike little is expected to change. Therefore, it looks like many regional governments are in alignment with…

Russians allegedly hack United States agencies: FBI and SVR

Russians allegedly hack United States agencies: FBI and SVR Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The United States government confirmed that major institutions have been hacked by highly efficient hackers. It is believed that a state entity is behind the latest cybersecurity threat. Hence, like the recent hacking of FireEye, suspicions are…

Major cybersecurity firm FireEye likely hacked by Russian SVR: FBI investigates

Major cybersecurity firm FireEye likely hacked by Russian SVR: FBI investigates Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It appears that Cozy Bear (APT29) has hacked into FireEye. Thus the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in America is assisting FireEye with this sophisticated breach. Therefore, the Russian Federation angle of the Foreign Intelligence…

Seriously ill Covid-19 cases reach a record high in Japan

Seriously ill Covid-19 cases reach a record high in Japan Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The number of seriously ill coronavirus (Covid-19) cases reached a record high in Japan. Hence, with 472 people deemed critical, it is clear that certain parts of Japan are witnessing a growing problem. Despite this, it…

Tokyo Covid-19 daily infections reach a new high again

Tokyo Covid-19 daily infections reach a new high again Kanako Mita and Sawako Utsumi Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo reached another new daily coronavirus (Covid-19) infection high of 570 people. Thus the continuing increase in new infections isn’t abating in Tokyo. Therefore, the local government needs to implement tighter restrictions and formulate new policies. At the…

Japan Covid-19 increase is pressurizing the cluster busting approach

Japan Covid-19 increase is pressurizing the cluster busting approach Kanako Mita and Sawako Utsumi Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan and regional governments have emphasized the need to prevent coronavirus (Covid-19) clusters from reaching the wider community. At the same time, by focusing on curtailing clusters then infections were kept down. However, with the…

Singapore introduces tighter travel restrictions on people traveling from Japan

Singapore introduces tighter travel restrictions on people traveling from Japan Kanako Mita and Sawako Utsumi Modern Tokyo Times The government of Singapore is tightening travel restrictions on people entering from the nation of Japan. This relates to increasing coronavirus (Covid-19) infections in Japan. Japan and Singapore had signed a reciprocal agreement in September regarding travel.…

Mexico Covid-19 deaths officially reach over 100,000

Mexico Covid-19 deaths officially reach over 100,000 Kanako Mita and Chika Mori Modern Tokyo Times The coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis in Mexico is showing no signs of abating. Hence, with 100,000 known official deaths – but the real figure being between 140,000 to 150,000 – the deaths will continue to flow for many months to come.…

Tokyo Covid-19 daily infections reach a new high of 534

Tokyo Covid-19 daily infections reach a new high of 534 Kanako Mita and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Times Tokyo reached a new high of daily coronavirus (Covid-19) infections today. The new high of 534 is following a pattern seen in other parts of Japan. Therefore, the national high of over 2,200 daily infections was recently…

Covid-19 clusters up by 26 percent in Japan

Covid-19 clusters up by 26 percent in Japan Kanako Mita and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times Coronavirus (Covid-19) clusters in Japan increased by 26 percent in the week ending November 9. Hence, with new daily records of coronavirus being reported last week, the trend is pointing in a negative direction. In total, 130 clusters or…