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Myanmar reaches out militarily during ASEAN Chiefs of Defense Forces meeting held in Singapore

Myanmar reaches out militarily during ASEAN Chiefs of Defense Forces meeting held in Singapore Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The government of Myanmar is focused firmly on reaching out internationally in the realm of economic investments, development projects, and forging closer military ties with regional nations – and further afield in […]

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The election in Italy witnesses a North-South split and boost for anti-establishment parties

The election in Italy witnesses a North-South split and boost for anti-establishment parties  Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The election result in Italy equates to a complex picture based on an important North-South split, and no clear mandate for any single political party. Hence, two political parties representing the anti-establishment bloc […]

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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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Gulf and NATO nations are concerned for 20,000 Sunni Islamist terrorists in Eastern Ghouta in Syria

Gulf and NATO nations are concerned for 20,000 Sunni Islamist terrorists in Eastern Ghouta in Syria Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Once more powerful NATO and Gulf nations – alongside a compliant press and media campaign – are trying to fool the international community in relation to Eastern Ghouta, Syria. In […]

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Yemen is fracturing: Southern Transnational Council in Aden push

Yemen is fracturing: Southern Transnational Council in Aden push Chika Mori and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The fracturing of Yemen is gathering in pace and this is visible by recent events that are altering an already complex situation on the ground. Hence, the Southern Transnational Council (STC) is now pushing for power in […]

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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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