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Israel and Japan Making History

Israel and Japan Making History

Israel and Japan have made a significant recent effort, which is remarkable, given their historical connection. They had a lot of fence mending to do, considering Japan’s role in World War II and how Israel came to be created. However, Japan was the first Asian country to recognize the State of Israel. It is in […]

World News: Daily Update From Guardian Liberty Voice July 8, 2014

World News: Daily Update From Guardian Liberty Voice July 8, 2014

The world news daily update from Guardian Liberty Voice for July 8, 2014 covers the silent stories of the Syrian female refugees, as well as focuses on the issue of terrorism around the world. A London student carried cash into Heathrow airport in her underwear intended to help the Syrian fighters, while Israel launched a new operation […]

Tropical Cyclone Downgraded in US but New Storm Threatens Japan

Tropical Cyclone Downgraded in US but New Storm Threatens Japan

The first tropical cyclone to become a hurricane this year, Arthur, hit the U.S. and has now been downgraded to a post-tropical storm, but a new storm now threatens Japan. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center first upgraded Tropical Storm 08W from a tropical depression and has now labeled it Typhoon Neoguri. At its strongest stage […]

Japan: Sexualization of Young Girls

Japan: Sexualization of Young Girls

Japan has finally sealed the loophole that allowed pedophiles to slide under the radar for the past few years. Becoming one of the last countries to officially ban the possession of child porn, it’s previous laws only focusing on distribution and production of underage pornography. This, however, does not ban the sexualization of young girls in […]

China / Japan Fighter Skirmish Indicative of Greater Dispute

China / Japan Fighter Skirmish Indicative of Greater Dispute

Two sophisticated Chinese Sukhoi Su-27 jet fighters and two Japanese airplanes came as close as 100 feet to each other Wednesday morning in another close encounter over a disputed area in the East China Sea. According to Japan’s Defense Ministry, the clash occurred over international waters. A separate report claims that the incident actually involved […]

AKB48 Pop Idols You Can Meet and Attack (Video)

AKB48 Pop Idols You Can Meet and Attack (Video)

The J-Pop all girl group AKB48 are sold as the pop idols you can meet and now, apparently, attack. The Japanese group were at a fan event in the Iwate Prefecture in Takizawa City when a 24 year-old man attacked two of the girls, and a member of staff with a 20 inch saw. The […]

Tensions Between China and Japan Escalate in the East China Sea

Tensions Between China and Japan Escalate in the East China Sea

In two separate encounters, Chinese fighter jets flew too close to Japanese reconnaissance planes over the East China Sea. The incidents further increase tensions over a set of deserted islands known as the Senkakus Islands by the Japanese, the Diaoyu Islands by the Chinese, and the Diaoyutia Islands by the Taiwanese. During the first encounter, […]

Japanese Planning to Deploy 1,050 Troops to the Senkaku Islands

Japanese Planning to Deploy 1,050 Troops to the Senkaku Islands

The Japanese plan to deploy up to 1,050 troops to the Senkaku Islands. The island chain is also claimed by Taiwan and China. The Japanese intend to establish a military presence in the area. In recent years, the Chinese have built up its military. What the Chinese want is a blue water navy capable of […]

The Japanese Art Deco Movement

The Japanese Art Deco Movement

Art Deco is one of the more widely recognized art movements of the 20th century. A response to the curvy, floral “scented” and wildly popular Art Nouveau movement, Art Deco, originating in France, straightened the lines and replaced the flowers with decidedly symmetrical angles. Touching the worlds of design, decorative arts and architecture, Art Deco […]

Japanese Tattoo Tradition on Exhibit in Los Angeles

Japanese Tattoo Tradition on Exhibit in Los Angeles

The Japanese American National Museum presents Perseverance: Japanese Tattoo Tradition in a Modern World until September 14, 2014. The groundbreaking exhibition examines traditional Japanese tattoo artistry with its extensive history and its influence on modern tattoo methods. It also explores Japanese tattooing as an art form due to ukiyo-e woodblock print artistry. The museum surveys […]

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