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Junichiro Koizumi

Junichiro Koizumi is a Japanese politician, Prime Minister of Japan and President of the Liberal Democratic Party from 2001 to 2006. He retired from politics in 2009, he remains the sixth-longest serving Prime Minister in Japanese history. Seen as a maverick leader of the LDP upon his election to the position in 2001, he became known as an economic reformer, focusing on reducing Japan's government debt and the privatisation of its postal service. In the 2005 election, Koizumi led the LDP to win one of the largest parliamentary majorities in modern Japanese history. Koizumi attracted international attention through his deployment of the Japan Self-Defense Forces to Iraq, through his visits to the Yasukuni Shrine that fueled diplomatic tensions with neighbouring China and South Korea. Koizumi resigned as Prime Minister in 2006. Although Koizumi maintained a low profile for several years after he left office, he returned to national attention in 2013 as an advocate for abandoning nuclear power in Japan, in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, which contrasted with the pro-nuclear views espoused by the LDP governments both during and after Koizumi's term in office.

Koizumi is a third-generation politician of the Koizumi family. His father, Jun'ya Koizumi, was director general of the Japan Defense Agency and a member of the House of Representatives, his grandfather, Koizumi Matajirō, called "Tattoo Minister" because of the big tattoo on his body, the leader of Koizumi Gumi in Kanagawa, was Minister of Posts and Telecommunications under Prime Ministers Hamaguchi and Wakatsuki and an early advocate of postal privatization. Born in Yokosuka, Kanagawa on January 8, 1942, Koizumi was educated at Yokosuka High School, he graduated with a Bachelor of Economics degree from Keio University. He attended University College London before returning to Japan in August 1969 upon the death of his father, he stood for election to the lower house in December. In 1970, he was hired as a secretary to Takeo Fukuda, Minister of Finance at the time and was elected as Prime Minister in 1976. In the general elections of December 1972, Koizumi was elected as a member of the Lower House for the Kanagawa 11th district.

He joined Fukuda's faction within the LDP. Since he has been re-elected ten times. Koizumi gained his first senior post in 1979 as Parliamentary Vice Minister of Finance, his first ministerial post in 1988 as Minister of Health and Welfare under Prime Minister Noboru Takeshita, he held cabinet posts again in 1992 and 1996–1998. In 1994, with the LDP in opposition, Koizumi became part of a new LDP faction, made up of younger and more motivated parliamentarians led by Taku Yamasaki, Koichi Kato and Koizumi, a group popularly dubbed "YKK" after the zipper manufacturer YKK. After Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa resigned in 1994 and the LDP returned to power in a coalition government and Hosokawa teamed up with Shusei Tanaka of New Party Sakigake in a strategic dialogue across party lines regarding Japan becoming a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council. Although this idea was not popular within the LDP and never came to fruition and Hosokawa maintained a close working relationship across party lines, with Hosokawa tacitly serving as Koizumi's personal envoy to China during times of strained Sino-Japanese relations.

Koizumi competed for the presidency of the LDP in September 1995 and July 1998, but he gained little support losing decisively to Ryutaro Hashimoto and Keizō Obuchi, both of whom had broader bases of support within the party. However, after Yamasaki and Kato were humiliated in a disastrous attempt to force a vote of no confidence against Prime Minister Yoshirō Mori in 2000, Koizumi became the last remaining credible member of the YKK trio, which gave him leverage over the reform-minded wing of the party. On April 24, 2001, Koizumi was elected president of the LDP, he was considered an outside candidate against Hashimoto, running for his second term as Prime Minister. However, in the first poll of prefectural party organizations, Koizumi won 87 to 11 percent, he defeated Hashimoto by a final tally of 298 to 155 votes. He was made Prime Minister of Japan on April 26, his coalition secured 78 of 121 seats in the Upper House elections in July. Within Japan, Koizumi pushed for new ways to revitalise the moribund economy, aiming to act against bad debts with commercial banks, privatize the postal savings system, reorganize the factional structure of the LDP.

He spoke of the need for a period of painful restructuring. In the fall of 2002, Koizumi appointed Keio University economist and frequent television commentator Heizō Takenaka as Minister of State for Financial Services and head of the Financial Services Agency to fix the country's banking crisis. Bad debts of banks were cut with the NPL ratio of major banks approaching half the level of 2001; the Japanese economy has been through a slow but steady recovery, the stock market has rebounded. The GDP growth for 2004 was one of the highest among G7 nations, according to the International Monetary Fund and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Takenaka was appointed as a Postal Reform Minister in 2004 for the privatization of Japan Post, operator of the country's Postal Savings system. Koizumi m

Grace Leboy

Grace LeBoy or Grace Leboy was an American composer. She was known as Grace Le Boy, Grace Kahn and Grace LeBoy Kahn. Born in Brooklyn NY, Leboy was a precocious musician, gaining employment as a pianist by age 15, fame by age 18 with her song "I Wish I Had A Girl". By age 21 she had songs on the Broadway stage in Jumping Jupiter. Notable performers of her day recorded her compositions. Lyrics for many of her songs were written by Gus Kahn whom she married in 1915, they were the parents of Donald Gustave Irene Kahn. Grace was played by Doris Day in I'll See You in My Dreams, a film that portrays the lives and times of Leboy and Kahn. Are You Lonesome 1909 Bring Along Your Dancing Shoes 1915 Dublin Bay 1912 Early In The Morning 1916 Everybody Rag With Me 1914 The Good Ship Mary Ann 1914 Henry, oh Henry 1912 I Wish I Had A Girl 1907 I'm awfully afraid of girls 1910 I'm on the jury 1913 It all goes up in smoke 1910 It's touch when Izzy Rosenstein loves Genevieve Malone 1910 June and August 1909 Just wond'ring: waltz song 1927 Lazy Day 1932 Love and Springtime 1914 Make a noise like a hoop and roll away Moonlight on the Mississippi 1913 Music vot's music must come from Berlin My heart keeps right on beating 1911 Oh how that woman could cook 1914 On the 5:15 Pass The Pickles: Tango 1913 Pretty soft for me 1909 Roses at Dawning Say boys!

I've found a girl 1909 Soap-bubble Days 1910 Think Of Me Those Olden Golden Days of Long Ago 1917 To The Strains Of That Wedding March 1910'Twas Only A Summer Night's Dream = Solo Fué Un Sueño En Noche De Verano 1932 You and I Cupid 1910 My love for you 1930 Will you always call me honey 1908 Will You Be Sorry? 1928 What's the use of moonlight 1909 When Jack Came Sailing Home Again 1911 Grace Kahn at IMDb free score and parts of band arrangement Pass the Pickles

Mount Victoria, Wellington

Mount Victoria is a prominent hill 196 metres high to the east of central Wellington, New Zealand. About 4 kilometres due south is a spur named the two are linked by a ridge. Mount Victoria's residential area is on its north-western slopes. Mount Victoria's original Māori name is Tangi Te Keo, though Matairangi is used; the first name derives from a legend in which two taniwha tried to escape from Wellington Harbour, an enclosed lake. One taniwha became stranded and died, its spirit turned into a bird named Te Keo, which flew to the top of the mountain and mourned; the second name translates as "to examine the sky". It was settled at its foot, Wellington's Te Aro filled with commercial activities. Residents wanted more comfortable surroundings. For a long time it was one of Wellington's sources of fresh milk from its dairy farms. Much of Mount Victoria is part of the Wellington Town Belt, a series of park land granted to the city in 1873 for public recreation; the vegetation in the area is dominated by pines and macrocarpa planted in the “plantation years” from the late 1800s to early 1900s.

The area features many tracks used for mountain biking. The Mount Victoria Lookout is situated within the Town Belt, offers panoramic views of the greater Wellington area. Not far to its east is the Mount Victoria Radio Tower, Wellington's main radio and television mast from 1927 until 1965, when the larger and more powerful Mount Kaukau transmitter opened. A strong link was forged between Cretans and New Zealanders during World War II. New Zealanders left behind in the retreat from Crete were hidden from the occupying army by Cretans at great personal danger and they were able to harass occupying forces. A commemoration of the Battle of Crete is held each year in May. Lloyd Street which has the Greek community centre and Orthodox Church was renamed Hania Street after Crete's old capital. Wellington's Olympic Football Club was established by Father Ilias Economou for his parishioners. About 65 per cent of Greek New Zealanders live in Wellington and in the decades following World War II they were concentrated in Mount Victoria.

The greatest concentration is now in Miramar and around half of Greek weddings are now with other New Zealanders. The suburb is entirely residential with commercial activity along Kent Terrace on its north-western boundary; the houses are on the north-western flank of the ridge above the southern end of the Wellington CBD, Te Aro. Adjoining suburbs are Oriental Bay with Roseneath, Newtown to the south, Te Aro to the west beyond Kent Terrace and Hataitai on the far side of the ridge beyond the town belt. WaterfrontWhat would seem to be residential Mount Victoria's frontage to the harbour is now technically a one-building-wide strip of Oriental Bay; the houses in Roxburgh, McFarlane and Moeller Streets are all in Mount Victoria. The houses below those streets front onto Oriental Parade, defined as Oriental Bay; the old monastery is in Mount Victoria. Palliser Road is in Roseneath. Wellington College and Government House, official residence of New Zealand's Governor-General, are beyond the southern boundary to the south-east of cricket's Basin Reserve.

Beyond Government House is Newtown's Wellington Hospital. Houses National Basin Reserve cricket ground National War Memorial, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park Byrd Memorial, erected in 1962 for Richard E. Byrd Schools Wellington College Wellington East Girls' College Clyde Quay School Churches Roman Catholic: St Gerard's Church St Joseph's Church Other: The Cathedral of The Annunciation of the Virgin Mary, Hania Street St Mark's Church Tunnels The Hataitai Bus Tunnel and the Mount Victoria Tunnel run beneath the ridge, connecting the central city with Wellington International Airport, Evans Bay and the Miramar Peninsula. Mount Victoria was used twice as a location in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings film trilogy; the first footage on the project was shot off Alexandra Road on 11 October 1999, called the "Get off the road" scene, followed by the "Escape from the Nazgûl" scenes a few hundred metres to the North. An old quarry at the top end of Ellice Street was used as the Rohirrim camp at Dunharrow.

The Mount Victoria Lookout is the location. It was filmed by photographer Mark Gee at moonrise on 28 January 2013; the real time video footage shows silhouettes of people gathered up on the lookout watching a huge moon rise, became an internet sensation, gaining international media attention and viewed by millions worldwide. Mt Victoria Community Website Mt Victoria Historical Society

Sameh Fahmi

Amin Sameh Samir Fahmi is an Egyptian engineer and politician who served as oil minister of Egypt for 12 years from 1999 to 2011. Fahmi was born in Cairo on 14 August 1949, he has Hadi Fahmi. Sameh Fahmi holds a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering, which he received from Cairo University in June 1973. After graduation, Fahmi began to work at the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation. In May 1993, he became a board vice head of the EGPC in charge of planning and projects. In January 1997, he was appointed CEO and vice chairman of the Midor oil refining venture near Alexandria. In 1997, he began to serve as a board member of the Petroleum and Mining Chamber and of the Federation of Egyptian Industries. In August 1998, he was named a board member of the Alexandria Company for Petroleum Maintenance, he became a member of its policy secretariat. Fahmi was appointed oil minister to the cabinet led by the prime minister Atef Ebeid on 5 October 1999, replacing Hamdi Al Banbi. Fahmi was named the chairman of the Egyptian Gas Holding Company.

He was instrumental in the establishment of the Egyptian holding company for petrochemicals in 2002. A 15-year natural gas deal was signed by him and Israeli national infrastructure minister Benjamin Ben-Eliezer in July 2005. In December 2010, he was appointed president of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum. Although he retained his post in the cabinet led by Ahmed Shafik in the January 2011 reshuffle, he resigned from office due to the complaints of oil workers on 16 February 2011, his term ended on 21 February 2011 and he was replaced by Mahmoud Latif Amer as oil minister. After leaving office, Fahmi was investigated because of alleged wrongdoing. In April 2011, it was announced by the public prosecutor that he would be tried in relation to the charges related to a natural gas deal with Israel, he was arrested and held in custody on 21 April 2011. Fahmi was sentenced to 15 years in prison in June 2012 due to his alleged role in selling and exporting natural gas to Israel in 2005 at lower prices than market rates.

He along with other officials was fined about $2.3 billion. In mid-March 2013, the court of cassation decided that Fahmi should be retried over the Egypt-Israel gas case. On 28 March 2013, he was released from prison since he stayed in prison longer than the maximum 18 months allowed for pre-trial detention, he was jailed for 23 months

Anthony Jabre

Anthony Jabre is a film producer and financier. He is best known for Heist and Aftermath. Anthony Jabre attended Royal Holloway University of London where he acquired a Bachelor's of Art in French with Business Management, before beginning his career in finance. Based in Geneva and London, Anthony Jabre worked alongside firms such as UBS, Credit Suisse, Credit Agricole, Merrill Lynch, Prudential Bache. In 2012 Anthony Jabre turned his expertise towards film producing/financing, founded Vedette Finance's Feature Film division, a film development and finance company, based in Los Angeles. Anthony Jabre has executively produced a diverse range of films. Earlier releases include The Angriest Man in Brooklyn, starring Robin Williams, Mila Kunis, Melissa Leo. More recent films include, Martin Scorsese's Silence, starring Liam Neeson, Adam Driver, Andrew Garfield. Other projects on Jabre’s new film slate, include Boiling Point, starring the award-winning acclaimed actor Stephen Graham, in Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman.

It is a feature-length version of the short film, nominated for Best British Short at the 2019 British Independent Film Awards. The project was written and directed by Philip Barantini, set to direct the feature. Boiling Point is about a chef, played by Stephen Graham, who tries to keep his restaurant functioning on the busiest day of the year in the run-up to Christmas. Films in development include, Rites of Men, written by Oscar nominated writer Jonathan Herman, co-writer of Straight Outta Compton, Scarface remake writer; the project is about a man. In the process he looks for revenge, but finds the strength to forgive and become a better person. Anthony Jabre is set to produce alongside veteran producer Bob Cooper, of Landscape Entertainment. Other films in development include 14 Fists a film about a Chinese family living on a British council estate, terrorized by a local gang until they take in a mysterious drifter; the film is set to star BAFTA-nominated John Hannah Bai Ling Jean-Paul Ly, whose credits include the critically acclaimed Nightshooters, the award-winning Cambodian martial arts film Jailbreak.

2010 Siren 2013 Enter The Dangerous Mind 2014 The Angriest Man in Brooklyn 2014 The Prince 2014 The Face of an Angel 2015 Vice 2015 Heist 2015 Extraction 2016 Precious Cargo 2016 Marauders 2016 Silence 2017 Aftermath 2018 London Fields 2018 The Life and Death of John Gotti 2021 Boiling Point 14 Fists Rites of Men Anthony Jabre on IMDb Vedette Finance website

Rajiv Parakh

Rajiv Parakh is the chairman at the Division of Peripheral Vascular and Endovascular Sciences at Medanta, India. In 1986 he completed his vascular surgery training and acquired a fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons in the United Kingdom, he returned to India where, in 1990, he established one of the country's first independent departments of vascular surgery at a city hospital. In 2007, Parakh became the secretary of the International Society for Vascular Surgery in New York City. Parakh's vascular team handles at Medanta cases of leg ulcers, leg attacks, stroke and limb threatening trauma. Peripheral Vascular & Endovascular surgery Carotid Surgery Endovascular Interventions Endovascular aneurysm repair Below the knee angioplasty Vascular Trauma Elected Vice President of International Society for Vascular Surgery, 2010 Elected Secretary of International Society for Vascular Surgery, USA- 2007 Founder & Life Member of Vascular Society of India 1997 Founder & Executive Committee Member of Endovascular Intervention Society of India Member of the European Society of Vascular Surgery ) National Convener for the Fellowship programme in Vascular Surgery of the National Board of Examiners, New Delhi – now upgraded to Diploma in Peripheral Vascular & Endovascular surgery Vice President of International Society for Vascular Surgeon Prof. Hari Vaishnava Oration Organizing Chairman 13th Annual Conference of Vascular Society of India attended by the President and Treasurer of the Vascular Society of Great Britain and the Editor of the European Journal of Vascular Surgery Sushil Malik Oration International, randomized, double blind study to compare the overall mortality in acutely ill medical patients treated with enoxaprin versus placebo in addition to graduated elastic stockings Assessment of Total thrombus load estimation in symptomatic patients with venous thromboembolism Takayasu's arteritis: An Indian Perspective Pulmonary embolism: A frequent Occurrence in Indian Patients with Symptomatic Lower Limb Venous Thrombosis Snapshots in Surgery: Pulsatile Scrotum Prevention and treatment of venous thromboembolism.

International Consensus Statement. Cervical Asymmetry: Medical Images. Asymptomatic Coronary Artery disease in patients with symptomatic peripheral vascular disease - detected by dobutamine stress echo and coronary angiography. Studies on homocysteine demonstrating its significance as a possible tool for differential diagnosis in occlusive vascular disease Limb Salvage angioplasty in vascular surgery practice Medanta Vascular surgery