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America and Japan: Trump should be aware of “Abe bearing Financial Incentives”

America and Japan: Trump should be aware of “Abe bearing Financial Incentives” Kanako Itamae and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Donald Trump of America and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are holding important talks. Yet, for Abe, it is business like usual in the sense of protecting and promoting Japanese business. However, for Trump, […]

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Russia needs Caution towards Japan based on the American Question: Analogy of China

Russia needs Caution towards Japan based on the American Question: Analogy of China Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation will visit Japan in order to hold a summit with the leader of this nation. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan appears more open towards the […]

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Serious Cyber Attack Allegedly hits the Japanese Ministry of Defense: Government now Denies

Serious Cyber Attack Allegedly hits the Japanese Ministry of Defense: Government now Denies Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Japanese government ministries according to Kyodo News confirmed that a serious cyber attack happened in September aimed at the Japanese Ministry of Defense. Apparently, the leakage of sensitive information may have been breached […]

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Japan and the United States: Shinzo Abe Scheduled to meet President-elect Donald Trump

Japan and the United States: Shinzo Abe Scheduled to meet President-elect Donald Trump Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan is hoping to strengthen ties with America by enhancing an already strong relationship between both nations. Uncertainty abounds about the trade policies of the newly President-elect of America because […]

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Japanese Journalist Kosuke Tsuneoka, Suspected of Assisting ISIS, needs to be Charged in Iraq

Japanese Journalist Kosuke Tsuneoka, Suspected of Assisting ISIS, needs to be Charged in Iraq Noriko Watanabe, Murad Makhmudov, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kosuke Tsuneoka, a so-called freelance journalist, was captured by Kurdish forces in the struggle against ISIS (Islamic State – IS) in the environs of Mosul. If reports are accurate, then […]

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Philippines and Japan: Duterte seeks a Reduced US Role in Asia with Russia on the Horizon

Philippines and Japan: Duterte seeks a Reduced US Role in Asia with Russia on the Horizon Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times   The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, embraced the Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, in Tokyo after his recent visit to China. Immediately, Duterte expressed his warmth towards Japan […]

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Taiwan Seeks Maritime Cooperation with Japan: President Tsai Ing-wen

Taiwan Seeks Maritime Cooperation with Japan: President Tsai Ing-wen Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The independent-minded President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan seeks maritime cooperation with Japan. In recent times, growing tension about fishing around the Okinotorishima islet is a bane for both Japan and Taiwan because traditionally both nations favor positive […]

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North Korea Suspected of Possible Nuclear Test: Japan needs a Fresh Approach

North Korea Suspected of Possible Nuclear Test: Japan needs a Fresh Approach Ri Kuk-Chok, Kanako Itamae, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times According to various reports, it appears that North Korea did a nuclear test after an “artificial earthquake” of magnitude 5.3 was detected. This detection took place near a nuclear site, therefore, providing […]

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Russian Federation and Japan to Further Economic Cooperation: Territorial Dispute Secondary to Trust

Russian Federation and Japan to Further Economic Cooperation: Territorial Dispute Secondary to Trust Galina Zobova, Noriko Watanabe, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Russian Federation and Japan are in discussion about further boosting economic cooperation and focusing on geopolitical realities. This proposed approach based on a powerful eight-point plan is in the interest […]

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Japan and North Korea: Ballistic Missile Enters Japanese Waters and Surreal Reality

Japan and North Korea: Ballistic Missile Enters Japanese Waters and Surreal Reality Ri Kuk-Chok, Kanako Itamae, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Japan reacted strongly after North Korea launched a ballistic missile that entered the waters of Japan. However, political elites in North Korea will defend the decision based on the […]

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