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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 […]
19 Jul
Japanese Women and Photography in Old Japan by Ogawa Kazumasa Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo News The photography of Ogawa Kazumasa in this article is based on images of Japanese ladies in the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century. In each image you will find nothing revolutionary nor will you find a “hidden mystery.” […]
19 Jul
Syria and the Reality of the CIA, MI6 and Gulf Petrodollars: From Afghanistan to Bosnia Boutros Hussein and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The role of the secret services of America, Pakistan and the United Kingdom run deep and this applies to the CIA, ISI and MI6 respectively. These intelligence units, which switch terrorism […]
17 Jul
Art of Japan and Folklore: Ghost of Koheiji by Konishi Hirosada and Evil Akuba Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The power of the Shinto faith runs deep throughout the fabric of Japanese religion, folklore, culture and other important aspects of society. Buddhism which emanated from outside of Japan would also greatly impact itself within […]
17 Jul
EU and Anti Russia: Mass Unemployment, Huge Debt and Corruption but Ukraine Opposition Ignores Olivier LeCourt and Noriko Watanabe Modern Tokyo Times It is rather ironic that many undemocratic and nationalist forces in the Ukraine alongside pro-European Union (EU) democrats in this nation seek to join the EU. After all, the EU is blighted by […]
16 Jul
Art of Japan and Pierre Bonnard: Thought Patterns of Bonnard Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Pierre Bonnard was born in 1867 in France which was one year before the Meiji Restoration in Japan. His father had hoped that Bonnard would become a barrister but clearly Bonnard was destined for the art world. In the […]
16 Jul
Afghanistan: G7 Nations and Others are Financing Year Zero Murad Makhmudov and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times America, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, and a host of other nations, keep on providing economic support to Afghanistan. However, how do the leaders of this nation respond to international economic assistance?  Yes, they still support an […]
15 Jul
Modern Tokyo News: Tokyo Fashion in Aoyama Sarah Deschamps and Tomoko Hara Modern Tokyo News Aoyama fashion is famous in Tokyo because you have so many exquisite boutiques in this very exclusive area.  The fashion boutiques are a splendid mixture of American, European, and Japanese fashion, and the various mosaic within European fashion means that […]
15 Jul
US Ambassador caught in the “Eye of the Japanese Political Storm” in Okinawa  Michiyo Tanabe and Helmet Joachim Schmidt  Modern Tokyo Times The American ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, entered the “eye of the Japanese political storm” in Okinawa. Indeed, while great emphasis is being put on America, it is clear that the finger should […]
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