Tag Archive: Modern Tokyo News

Is China’s Skynet detrimental to the entire human race?

Is China’s Skynet detrimental to the entire human race?   Horace C. White  Modern Tokyo Times  China’s Skynet places all of its citizens under surveillance  In an effort to build a perfectly controlled society,… Continue reading

Germany is endangering democracy: More surveillance of the democratic AfD political party by the BfV

Germany is endangering democracy: More surveillance of the democratic AfD political party by the BfV Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times If irony wasn’t ironic, then the German government and… Continue reading

Electronic warfare a concern for Japan: Modernization on developments in China and Russia

Electronic warfare a concern for Japan: Modernization on developments in China and Russia Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Irrespective of the rights or wrongs of events surrounding Crimea between… Continue reading

The historic Shokozan Tokei-ji Buddhist Temple in Kamakura: Protector of women

The historic Shokozan Tokei-ji Buddhist Temple in Kamakura: Protector of women Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kamakura is famous for many adorable Buddhist temples and other important historical realities… Continue reading

Sudan crisis is spiraling out of control: Hospital attacked by the security apparatus

Sudan crisis is spiraling out of control: Hospital attacked by the security apparatus Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan faces a stern test to his… Continue reading

Art of Japan and Yumeji Takehisa: Shadows of sorrow

Art of Japan and Yumeji Takehisa: Shadows of sorrow Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In many nations powerful elites often control and abuse the political system based on special interests and secrecy.… Continue reading

Nationalist party in Germany threatened by “Progressive Violence:” Frank Magnitz attacked

Nationalist party in Germany threatened by “Progressive Violence:” Frank Magnitz attacked  Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany opened up a can-of-worms by allowing vast numbers… Continue reading

Art of Japan and the Altered Reality of Hiroshige by Van Gogh

Art of Japan and the Altered Reality of Hiroshige by Van Gogh Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Ando (Utagawa) Hiroshige (1797-1858) is one of the most famous Japanese ukiyo-e artists to have… Continue reading

Taiwan needs support against threats from China: President Xi is playing into US hands

Taiwan needs support against threats from China: President Xi is playing into US hands Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Xi Jinping of China needs to focus on statecraft… Continue reading

Japan to focus on electronic warfare and cyber areas: Fresh approach to Russia?

Japan to focus on electronic warfare and cyber areas: Fresh approach to Russia? Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan is focused on a five-year plan to… Continue reading

Houthi forces accused of manipulating food aid in Yemen by the World Food Programme

Houthi forces accused of manipulating food aid in Yemen by the World Food Programme Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Yemen is blighted by a sectarian war, regional differences, and… Continue reading

Alfred Sisley through the eyes of a contemporary Japanese artist: Cultural warning

Alfred Sisley through the eyes of a contemporary Japanese artist: Cultural warning Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The artist Alfred Sisley painted many adorable landscapes through the medium of impressionism. Yet, to… Continue reading

Japan to increase its Cyber Defense: NATO and CCDCOE

Japan to increase its Cyber Defense: NATO and CCDCOE  Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan is finally waking up to the importance of increasing the Cyber… Continue reading

Nikkei index in Japan declines by 5% in one day: The long shadow of America

Nikkei index in Japan declines by 5% in one day: The long shadow of America Noriko Watanabe and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times The Nikkei index in Japan fell by 5% based on… Continue reading

The tsunami death toll in Indonesia is likely to hit more than 400

The tsunami death toll in Indonesia is likely to hit more than 400 Chika Mori and Kanako Itamae Modern Tokyo Times The brutal tsunami that hit Indonesia is likely to result in the… Continue reading

Lack of diversity at U.S. tech companies stifles innovation

Lack of diversity at U.S. tech companies stifles innovation Horace C. White  Modern Tokyo Times  The US tech industry stifles innovation To lots of millennials out there, the Internet was the best thing… Continue reading

Buddhists found with throats slit in Rakhine in Myanmar: Silent murders ignored

Buddhists found with throats slit in Rakhine in Myanmar: Silent murders ignored  Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In recent days, suspected Muslims in this part of Myanmar appear to… Continue reading

The resignation of Mattis is a big blow for President Trump: Lack of cohesion in America

The resignation of Mattis is a big blow for President Trump: Lack of cohesion in America Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The United States under President Donald Trump looks… Continue reading

Japanese art and Sōami (1472-1525): Aesthetics, China, and Zen Buddhism

Japanese art and Sōami (1472-1525): Aesthetics, China, and Zen Buddhism Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist, Sōami, is known for an array of areas linked to high culture in the… Continue reading

Can e-money become the new global standard?

Can e-money become the new global standard? Horace C. White Modern Tokyo Times E-money set to become the new world order amid setbacks Digital revolution is currently sweeping through the global financial services… Continue reading

Military option enhanced in Japan based on the Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade

Military option enhanced in Japan based on the Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese government under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is focused on the… Continue reading

Is China ratcheting up its cyber attacks on U.S. interests?

Is China ratcheting up its cyber attacks on U.S. interests? Horace C. White Modern Tokyo Times   China fingered in Marriott International cyber attack By now, you are probably aware that hackers have… Continue reading

Ripple may change the calculus in Huawei fiasco caught in the US-China trade crossfire

Ripple may change the calculus in Huawei fiasco caught in the US-China trade crossfire Horace C. White Modern Tokyo Times Huawei caught in the US-China trade crossfire The trade dispute between the United… Continue reading

Iran should be held accountable for the death of Vahid Sayadi Nasiri

Iran should be held accountable for the death of Vahid Sayadi Nasiri Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Islamic Republic of Iran should be held accountable for the death… Continue reading

Kano Sanraku (1559-1635) and art of Japan: The world of power concentration

Kano Sanraku (1559-1635) and art of Japan: The world of power concentration Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times   Kano Sanraku (1559-1635) belongs to a time of major change in Japanese society. Hence,… Continue reading

Theresa May survives internal Confidence Vote but she is now on borrowed time

Theresa May survives internal Confidence Vote but she is now on borrowed time Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom survived an internal… Continue reading

United States tech companies failing to heave Trump’s stance on China

United States tech companies failing to heave Trump’s stance on China Horace C. White Modern Tokyo Times When U.S. President Donald Trump came into office, he left no one in doubt regarding his stance on China. Through actions,… Continue reading

Poetry of Japan and Arakida Moritake (1473-1549): Ambiance of Shintoism and Iio Sogi

Poetry of Japan and Arakida Moritake (1473-1549): Ambiance of Shintoism and Iio Sogi Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times In time, the poet Arakida Moritake (1473-1549) became the symbolic head Shinto priest of… Continue reading

Mossad and Cyber Defense: Libertad and Israel

Mossad and Cyber Defense: Libertad and Israel Murad Makhumdov and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times Mossad, one of the most famous international spy agencies in the world, is focused on the state… Continue reading

Poetry of Japan and influence of the Middle Kingdom: Abe no Nakamaro (698-770)

Poetry of Japan and influence of the Middle Kingdom: Abe no Nakamaro (698-770) Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The eighth-century Japanese scholar and poet, Abe no Nakamaro (698-770), belongs to the cultural… Continue reading

France partially listens by suspending the fuel tax rise: The Deep State and Macron

France partially listens by suspending the fuel tax rise: The Deep State and Macron Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The elitist leader of France, President Emmanuel Macron, was… Continue reading

Ando Hiroshige and Japan art: Sexuality, landscapes, and becoming a Buddhist Monk

Ando Hiroshige and Japan art: Sexuality, landscapes, and becoming a Buddhist Monk Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Internationally, Japanese art is known for the richness of various cultural angles during the Edo… Continue reading