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Myanmar and Japan to hold the third Joint Economic Conference: Participation of Keidanren

Myanmar and Japan to hold the third Joint Economic Conference: Participation of Keidanren Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan is intent on working closely with Myanmar in order to build-up greater economic links between both nations. Hence, the third economic business initiative will be held under the Myanmar-Japan […]

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President Trump of America is open to meeting the leader of North Korea

President Trump of America is open to meeting the leader of North Korea Kanako Itamae and Sawako Uchida  Modern Tokyo Times Recent hostility on the Korean Peninsula based on a war of words, missile testing by North Korea, continuing militarization of South Korea and North Korea, and other negatives, may be witnessing a major U-turn. […]

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President Xi Jinping of China is threatening the legacy of Deng Xiaoping: Power Concentration

President Xi Jinping of China is threatening the legacy of Deng Xiaoping: Power Concentration Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Deng Xiaoping radically altered China from a tainted one-party-state based on power concentration under an all-encompassing leader, into a party that focused on the path of modernization and furthering the wealth of […]

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Japan to increase investments in Myanmar and boost trade: JCCM and UMFCCI agreement

Japan to increase investments in Myanmar and boost trade: JCCM and UMFCCI agreement Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan understands the geopolitical importance of Myanmar and that China is seeking to increase its leverage in this nation. Equally, in many areas of the economy of Myanmar, it is […]

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Myanmar, the Russian Federation, and counter-insurgency: Sukhoi-30 and Yak-130

Myanmar, the Russian Federation, and counter-insurgency: Sukhoi-30 and Yak-130 Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Myanmar is intent on developing its armed forces because of various ethnic insurgencies, the growing threat of ARSA (Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army) Islamist terrorism in the shadow of the Bengali Muslim land grab in Rakhine, the intrigues […]

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Japan wants India to assist Myanmar to a higher degree: Confused by Trump administration

Japan wants India to assist Myanmar to a higher degree: Confused by Trump administration Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Yohei Sasakawa, the Special Envoy of Japan to Myanmar, is alarmed by the increasing role of China in the internal affairs of Myanmar and the aloofness of America under President Donald Trump. […]

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Myanmar needs to protect the indigenous of Rakhine from Islamization: Chittagong Hill Tracts

Myanmar needs to protect the indigenous of Rakhine from Islamization: Chittagong Hill Tracts Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The political elites in Myanmar must not bow to Western and Islamic international pressure when it comes to the Bengali Muslim issue that blights Rakhine. Instead, the government of Myanmar must protect the […]

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Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan in a strategic visit to Serbia

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan in a strategic visit to Serbia Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan arrived in Serbia during his European tour of parts of Europe. The visit of the leader of Japan is hugely welcomed by the political elites of Serbia, who […]

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China and Myanmar to strengthen border areas and military cooperation

China and Myanmar to strengthen border areas and military cooperation Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The governments of China and Myanmar are strengthening ties in many areas and this bodes well for both nations. Of course, for Myanmar, it is important to have potent relations with all regional powers. This notably […]

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Anti-refugee Japan should refrain from playing the “Bengali Muslim card” against Myanmar

Anti-refugee Japan should refrain from playing the “Bengali Muslim card” against Myanmar Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Myanmar needs international support based on mutual friendship and without political strings attached. Hence, it is extremely unfortunate that the Foreign Minister of Japan, Taro Kono, involved himself in the internal affairs of Myanmar. […]

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