Bank of Japan now holds 50 percent of government bonds: Capitalist?

Bank of Japan now holds 50 percent of government bonds: Capitalist? Kanako Mita and Lee Jay…

G20 Foreign Ministers meet in Indonesia: West Papua, anyone (Japan)?

G20 Foreign Ministers meet in Indonesia: West Papua, anyone (Japan)? Sawako Utsumi and Lee Jay Walker…

Japan art and Kamisaka Sekka: Rinpa art in a new light

Japan art and Kamisaka Sekka: Rinpa art in a new light Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo…

Uzbekistan Karakalpakstan autonomy protests led to at least 18 deaths

Uzbekistan Karakalpakstan autonomy protests led to at least 18 deaths Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo…

Contemporary Japanese art: Buddhist, Dutch, and Japanese landscapes

Contemporary Japanese art: Buddhist, Dutch, and Japanese landscapes Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The contemporary…

Kishida and his anti-Russia stance are creating major energy headwinds

Kishida and his anti-Russia stance are creating major energy headwinds Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee…

Sweden and possible political convulsions: NATO and the Kurds

Sweden and possible political convulsions: NATO and the Kurds Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay…

Japan art and Josetsu: Buddhism and the impossible

Japan art and Josetsu: Buddhism and the impossible Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Zen Buddhism…

Uzbekistan Karakalpakstan autonomy protests and quick u-turn

Uzbekistan Karakalpakstan autonomy protests and quick u-turn Kanako Mita and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times…

Japanese Zen Buddhist poetry, China, and Sesson Yubai (1290-1346)

Japanese Zen Buddhist poetry, China, and Sesson Yubai (1290-1346) Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The…

South Sudan and deaths from starvation

South Sudan and deaths from starvation Sawako Utsumi and Sawako Uchida Modern Tokyo Times Africa is…

Japan and energy-saving period under Kishida: NATO to reality

Japan and energy-saving period under Kishida: NATO to reality Sawako Uchida and Lee Jay Walker Modern…

Japan art and Hasegawa Tohaku: Buddhist and warlord circles

Japan art and Hasegawa Tohaku: Buddhist and warlord circles Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Hasegawa…

Nationalist Kishida and NATO: Japan ignores NATO’s devastation of West and South Asia

Nationalist Kishida and NATO: Japan ignores NATO’s devastation of West and South Asia Kanako Mita, Sawako…

Art of Japan and Natori Shunsen: Family tragedy and Kabuki

Art of Japan and Natori Shunsen: Family tragedy and Kabuki Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The…

NATO set to expand to Scandinavia: Turkey and the Kurds

NATO set to expand to Scandinavia: Turkey and the Kurds Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee…

Nigeria and 2 Catholic priests killed: Biden’s indifference

Nigeria and 2 Catholic priests killed: Biden’s indifference Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo…

Japanese art and the eclectic style of Hasegawa Settan

Japanese art and the eclectic style of Hasegawa Settan Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The…

Kishida and G7 money-go-round: Tokyo warned of power shortages and debt

Kishida and G7 money-go-round: Tokyo warned of power shortages and debt Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and…

Art of Japan and Yanagisawa Kien: Spiritual Edo artist

Art of Japan and Yanagisawa Kien: Spiritual Edo artist Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Yanagisawa…

Japan and G7 are silent while Indonesia plans to divide West Papua

Japan and G7 are silent while Indonesia plans to divide West Papua Sawako Utsumi and Lee…

Betrayal of Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar army, West, and media

Betrayal of Aung San Suu Kyi: Myanmar army, West, and media Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee…

Japan art and Kawamura Kiyoo: The early period

Japan art and Kawamura Kiyoo: The early period Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Kawamura Kiyoo…

Mali armed forces bombed Al-Qaeda after 132 civilians were killed

Mali armed forces bombed Al-Qaeda after 132 civilians were killed Noriko Watanabe and Chika Mori Modern…

Art of Japan and Ohara Koson: Birds, flowers, and plants

Art of Japan and Ohara Koson: Birds, flowers, and plants Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times…

Nationalist PM Kishida rebuked in Okinawa (Ryukyu): Told to go home

Nationalist PM Kishida rebuked in Okinawa (Ryukyu): Told to go home Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and…

Japan art and Ike no Taiga: China, Kyoto, and unseen if born today

Japan art and Ike no Taiga: China, Kyoto, and unseen if born today Lee Jay Walker…

German leader once said Aggressive-Imperialist NATO: Russia, US, and Japan

German leader once said Aggressive-Imperialist NATO: Russia, US, and Japan Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker…

Afghanistan earthquake kills over 1,000 people

Afghanistan earthquake kills over 1,000 people Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo…

Japan art and Watanabe Shikō (1683-1755)

Japan art and Watanabe Shikō (1683-1755) Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The amazing artist Watanabe…

Colombia and the first Leftist leader Petro gained from Marquez

Colombia and the first Leftist leader Petro gained from Marquez Sawako Utsumi and Sawako Uchida Modern…

Japan art and Hashimoto Kansetsu: Impact of Chinese culture

Japan art and Hashimoto Kansetsu: Impact of Chinese culture Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The…

Ethiopia massacre of over 200 Amhara people by suspected OLA

Ethiopia massacre of over 200 Amhara people by suspected OLA Noriko Watanabe and Lee Jay Walker…

France election: Macron shocked by Le Pen showing

France Election: Macron shocked by Le Pen showing Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay Walker…

Japan art and Suzuki Shonen: Kyoto artist

Japan art and Shonen Suzuki: Kyoto artist Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The Japanese artist…

Russia should warn the UK: Iraq to Libya but no nation trained to kill their soldiers

Russia should warn the UK: Iraq to Libya but no nation trained to kill their soldiers…

Japan art and Tsuchiya Koitsu: Snow falling at night

Japan art and Tsuchiya Kōitsu: Snow falling at night Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The…

Nigeria funeral for massacred Christians: Priest angry at Buhari

Nigeria funeral for massacred Christians: Priest angry at Buhari Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi, and Lee Jay…

Japan art and Soami (1472-1525): Buddhism, China, and landscapes

Japan art and Soami (1472-1525): Buddhism, China, and landscapes Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times The…

Russia and Economic Conference attracts 70 nations: EU and G7 not attending

Russia and Economic Conference attracts 70 nations: EU and G7 not attending Kanako Mita, Sawako Utsumi,…

Somalia and severe drought: Children dying of malnutrition

Somalia and severe drought: Children dying of malnutrition Noriko Watanabe and Chika Mori Modern Tokyo Times…

Japan and rinpa art: Suzuki Kiitsu (1796-1858) 

Japan and rinpa art: Suzuki Kiitsu (1796-1858) Lee Jay Walker Modern Tokyo Times Hon’ami Kōetsu (1558–1637)…