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29 Jul
Art, the Paris connection and Impressionism: Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Alfred Sisley and Fujishima Takeji were both born in the nineteenth century and their common factors apply to the stunning art they produced and the richness of Paris which influenced both artists. They both also studied at the Ecole […]
29 Jul
After MH17, the Real Problem Remains War in Eastern Ukraine James George Jatras Deputy Director, AIU AIU American Institute in Ukraine Washington must stop insisting on a military solution Within hours, perhaps minutes, of the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 over Donetsk oblast, western commentators broke into chorus that the catastrophe would be a […]
29 Jul
Saudi Arabia should be Snubbed by UN based on Child Marriage, Religious Persecution, Terrorism and Female Rights Murad Makhmudov and Boutros Hussein Modern Tokyo Times If the United Nations had any principles based on religious freedom, gender equality, protecting little girls from pedophile marriages and supporting the rights of women; then Saudi Arabia would rightly […]
28 Jul
Japanese Art and Yuzo Saeki: Death and Isolation in a Distant Land Lee Jay Walker  Modern Tokyo Times The artist Yuzo Saeki gave much to the Japanese art world despite dying at the age of 30. Yuzo Saeki was born in 1898 and passed away in 1928. However, despite his time on this earth being […]
26 Jul
Jihadist Sectarians are Poodles for Gulf Elites and Pakistan: Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Terrorism Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Al-Qaeda affiliates and a plethora of Sunni Islamic jihadist movements in Syria are highlighting the ultra-reactionary reality that exists wherever jihadists are based because of sinister forces throughout the Gulf region. In […]
26 Jul
Japan Art and Edgar Degas: Fusion of Ideas Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Japanese ukiyo-e inspired many artists in distant lands and Edgar Degas was one of the many international artists who came to admire this art form. Edgar Degas (1834-1917) was born in Paris into a wealthy family and he was blessed to […]
26 Jul
Modern Tokyo News and Fashion: Adorable Style Arena Website Michel Lebon and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo News The website called Style Arena (http://www.style-arena.jp) is awash with the latest fashion styles which are impacting on the fashion scene of Tokyo. Internationally, Tokyo is one of the most vibrant fashion scenes on this planet because of the fantastic diversity […]
26 Jul
Old Scores and New Grudges: Evolving Sino-Japanese Tensions International Crisis Group   EXECUTIVE SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS Enmity between China and Japan is hardening into a confrontation that appears increasingly difficult to untangle by diplomacy. Positions on the dispute over the Diaoyu/Senkaku island group are wide apart, and politically viable options to bridge the gap remain […]
24 Jul
Henri Rousseau and Oka Shikanosuke: France, Influence and Similarity Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Oka Shikanosuke (1898-1978) took a familiar path for many Japanese artists in this period by moving to France in 1924. The impression of Paris and the French cultural scene must have enchanted Oka Shikanosuke during this period of his life […]
24 Jul
Syria is not going to Sacrifice its Independence to a Foreign and Terrorist Diktat Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times It is worth recalling that this week is a normal week in the ravages of a chaotic world unleashed by powerful Gulf and Western powers. Turkey and Pakistan are equally responsible in […]
23 Jul
Tokyo Beauty at Keio Department Store in Shinjuku: Esthederm and Exqusite Skin Care Tomoko Hara and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo Times Keio Department Store in Shinjuku is located in the heart of buzzing Tokyo. Shinjuku is awash with amazing department stores that cater for fashion, lifestyle, cosmetics and an array of other products. This article […]
23 Jul
US is losing Jordan to the reality of Syria under President Bashar al-Assad Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Jordan is finally waking up to the reality of supporting the geographic integrity of Syria. Of course, this reality is based on the changing sands throughout the region. After all, sectarianism and Takfiri […]
22 Jul
Japanese Tourism in Stunning Koyasan in Wakayama: Kukai and Shingon Buddhism Olivier LeCourt and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo Times Wakayama prefecture in Japan is blessed with stunning scenery throughout this adorable part of Japan. Equally important is the power of history, religion and culture in Wakayama because you have many national and regional treasures which […]
22 Jul
Guatemala, Rios Montt and Genocide: CIA and US should also be on Trial Pierre Leblanc and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Guatemalan justice system sentenced Efrain Rios Montt of crimes against humanity and genocide against the Mayan Indians in 2013. This verdict was based on past realities in this nation whereby the murder […]
20 Jul
NSA Industrial Espionage and Snowden: Constitution, Power Concentration and Rand Paul Helmet Joachim Schmidt, Toshiyo Tanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Edward Snowden is many things to different people but unlike the state apparatus of America he is transparent and more beholden to the Constitution. Rather than President Obama focusing on capturing Snowden […]
20 Jul
Tokyo Fashion and Lifestyle: Ueno and Cultural Vibes Hiroshi Saito and Michel Lebon Modern Tokyo News The Ueno district in Tokyo is extremely diverse because aspects of “Old Tokyo” still survive alongside modernity within this vibrant part of Tokyo. Ueno provides many cultural places to visit. Therefore, Tokyoites and tourists flock to this area because […]
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