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Japan warns about tit-for-tat trade tariffs between America and China

Japan warns about tit-for-tat trade tariffs between America and China Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times Japan is focused on a “quietist approach” to tariffs being put on many nations by America. This is despite Japan being far from impressed by certain comments made by President Donald Trump of America towards the […]

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Japan and military revamp to meet a changing geopolitical landscape: US estrangement

Japan and military revamp to meet a changing geopolitical landscape: US estrangement Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is intent on developing the armed forces of this nation, in order to face a changing geopolitical and military landscape. Hence, a new military base […]

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North Korea pays homage to China before meetings with America and South Korea: Denuclearization?

North Korea pays homage to China before meetings with America and South Korea: Denuclearization? Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kim Jong-un, the leader of North Korea, visited President Xi Jinping in China. Hence, it is clear that the old Middle Kingdom remains of utmost importance to North Korea despite some media […]

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President Xi Jinping of China to promote bilateral developments with Myanmar

President Xi Jinping of China to promote bilateral developments with Myanmar Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   President Xi Jinping of China seeks to promote bilateral developments to a higher level with Myanmar. The leader of China ushered favorable comments towards Myanmar after congratulating the new President of Myanmar, U Win […]

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President Trump strengthens democracy by signing the Taiwan Travel Act

President Trump strengthens democracy by signing the Taiwan Travel Act Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan is a very robust and outward-looking politician who seeks to entrench this progressive democratic nation internationally. Hence, the knowledge of President Donald Trump of America signing the Taiwan Travel Act bodes […]

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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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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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China must refrain from intrigues in the territorial waters of Japan: The Korean Peninsula

China must refrain from intrigues in the territorial waters of Japan: The Korean Peninsula Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The government of China should refrain from military intrigues and the expression of emboldened statements about territorial waters that belong to Japan. Indeed, with tensions showing positive signs on the Korean […]

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Japan seeking to upgrade its military via air-launched missiles: North Korea and China

Japan seeking to upgrade its military via air-launched missiles: North Korea and China Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The Defense Ministry of Japan is seeking to upgrade its military capability based on the changing geopolitical reality of Northeast Asia. Of course, the need to upgrade is primarily based on the bellicose […]

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North Korea says war is a “fact” after drills by the U.S. and South Korea: China calls for calm

North Korea says war is a “fact” after drills by the U.S. and South Korea: China calls for calm  Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times China is calling for calm between America and North Korea after another war of words. The latest bout of tensions is based on military drills by the […]

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