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Christina O'NeillAug. 27, 2012 - 09:10AM JST
Assad would not be in this predicament if his regime had been just and fair with the population. I do agree with him that other countries should stay out of the equasion. Libya ,Iraq Egypt and Afghanistan, all of whom recieved or are receiving assistance from sympathisers have shown little in iether democracy or life improvement for their inhabitants, since the fall of of the old regimes
Posted in: Assad vows Syria will defeat 'foreign conspiracy' as death toll mounts
Christina O'NeillAug. 27, 2012 - 09:00AM JST
Long, long overdue.
Posted in: Justice ministry studies removing restrictions on sentencing minors
Christina O'NeillAug. 27, 2012 - 06:38AM JST
If any country commits attrocities or political injustices, then thinks placing such acts under the juristiction of the official secrets act, to prevent publication, is democraticly in breach of the very standards they claim to upholld. I believe that Mr Assange should return to Sweden to answer to the charges submitted against him, but on the understanding that any extradition which may be sought by the U.S. will be totaly disregarded. Long live Wikileaks1
Posted in: Julian Assange deserves applause rather than denunciation and punishment
Christina O'NeillAug. 23, 2012 - 05:40PM JST
Oh dear me,tut,tut,to the tower with him, the only place where the crown jewels should be displayed to the public!
Posted in: Nude photos of Prince Harry are genuine: palace
Christina O'NeillAug. 05, 2012 - 10:18PM JST
Bullying is a cowards practice as their intended victims are selected for their vulnerability. It was said "sticks and stones will break my bones, but names will never hurt me!" How stupid is that . Sticks and stones, break bones, name calling is verbal abuse, causing serious mental anguish.Nip the bully tactics in the bud, name and shame, whatever it takes,their powers need to be curtailed before they escalate
Posted in: Bullying – the problem that won’t go away
Christina O'NeillAug. 05, 2012 - 09:53PM JST
Some 20plus years ago I was given a booklet produced by the Co operative Society of Japan,outlining from Japans own experience its reason why nuclear weapons should be abolished. The devastation caused by the use of such dastardly weapons, clearly depicted Will the Japanese public agree to harbouring such destructive weapons as a means of defence? If the majority of the population say "yes", I will be very surprised
Posted in: Japan's pro-nuclear weapon voices grow louder amid debate
Christina O'NeillJul. 16, 2012 - 10:34PM JST
Keep it up all of you that want a nuclear free future. Perhaps as the number of protesters increase the goverment will have to give sway to the electorate
Posted in: Massive anti-nuclear power rally held in Tokyo
Christina O'NeillJul. 10, 2012 - 12:42AM JST
suu kyi, I have for many years admired your fight for the democratic rights for your people. Incarceration never for one moment , did you allow it to dim your ideals. I wish you everything you wish for yourself and your people
Posted in: Suu Kyi makes historic Myanmar parliament debut
Christina O'NeillJul. 09, 2012 - 03:43AM JST
Hi Rick Driver, I realy did not realise my comments could be analised as "take my advice" Many people are becoming increasingly obese, and unfortunately too many children are falling into this catagory. Should the problem not be tackled before the few pounds become a few kilos. When obesity gets to the stage that people are resorting to surgery to solve their problems,that could have been rectified with diet, excercise and encouragement. I also appreciate the fact that there are some persons were the situation has become life threatening and surgery is the only solution,therefor safer surgical procedures are very welcome
Posted in: Less-invasive weight loss surgery safer: study
Christina O'NeillJul. 08, 2012 - 08:07PM JST
It is unlikely that Asaad will take note of any statement Clinton broadcasts.Asaad will no doubt carry on wielding his his power until iether his army defects enmass or the insurgents gain total control
Posted in: Clinton: Syria must end violence to avoid 'catastrophic assault'
Christina O'NeillJul. 08, 2012 - 09:59AM JST
The least none invasive procedure to induce weight loss,requires no surgical intervention. Its called diet and excercise.
Christina O'NeillJul. 08, 2012 - 09:51AM JST
Once the powers that be realise that there will be no public money to pay their salaries, the situation will be resolved pronto. I am guessing that even as I am typing this post that this realisation has allready hit them
Posted in: Gov't could run out of money by October
Christina O'NeillJul. 08, 2012 - 09:13AM JST
Mikihouse, thankyou for the additional information. The circumstances resulting in the childs suicide that you have highlighted appear to lean towards a conspiracy of censorship of the childs rights to attend school in a safe, secure environment were compromised by both the bullies and their parents. I hope the victims parents continue their fight for justice and that the ensueing publicity will shame the powers that be into a full investigation. The boy and his parents deserve no less
Posted in: Police refuse father's complaints about bullies linked to son's suicide
Christina O'NeillJul. 07, 2012 - 10:39PM JST
Other side of the coin, my daughter is a self employed grinds tutor. Her rates are affordable, in some cases free, where a student needs help , but the family does not have the financial resources to afford private tuition.Her success rate for her clients is 99 percent. Special needs clients show a significant improvement, Educational qualifications have been demanded at a much higher level by employers at present then the accademic results of 30 years ago. Appreticeships, which in the past were awarded to prospective participants upon their ability and interest to learn their trade on site, now require a substantial leaving certificate. Clients seek out my daughters services where one to one tuition becomes vital in achieving their goals, so Asian children are not alone in their need to be assisted. Some students for various reasons are unable to study in a classroom environment, hence the assistance of a qualified tutor is invaluable. No doubt the parents investment in their childs success with accademic achievement, is money well spent
Posted in: Asian parents spending billions on tutors
Christina O'NeillJul. 06, 2012 - 06:55PM JST
In the Euro zone and sick at having to bail out the banks due to their total lack of fiscal naivity. At present we have a problem with the RBS and Ulster Bank who have successfully managed to botch a computer programm leaving customers in limbo at present. I want to see the fiscal policies of banks regulated to the effect that the fiasco of the past will never be repeated. No doubt the euro will recover, but at present it is at the expense of the tax payer. Will a cheap lending rate emulating from the Central banks aid the recovery of national economies? I dont know, it remains to be seen
Posted in: Three central banks take action in sign of alarm
Christina O'NeillJul. 06, 2012 - 06:15PM JST
Could this deportees life had been saved if a doctor had been called to sedate him instead of the rough extreme handling? Surely there was a postmortem that would have defined his cause of death.If he had a known heart condition prior to the deportation, a doctor should have been present as stress alone could have resulted in a coronary attack
Posted in: No charges over Ghana deportee's death in Japan
Christina O'NeillJul. 06, 2012 - 06:03PM JST
What a lovely piece of news to wake up to this morning. Happy birthday !
Posted in: Panda born at Tokyo zoo for 1st time in 24 years
Christina O'NeillJul. 04, 2012 - 07:24PM JST
Where does the possesion of the nuclear bomb produce stability? I t only takes one stupid action of pressing tha button to set off a chain of retaliation, then all hell will break loose. Too many loose cannons allready possess these weapons along with other devices of mass destruction. If Iran does develop its ability to produce such a weapon of devestation, it will just be another on the growing list of nations.who choose to sign up to these horrificly threatening ways of so called defence
Posted in: What if Iran gets the bomb?
Christina O'NeillJul. 04, 2012 - 05:46PM JST
No fundamental basic human rights? Bang goes democracy!
Posted in: Osaka Mayor Hashimoto: 'You have no fundamental human rights'
Christina O'NeillJul. 04, 2012 - 04:58PM JST
A horrifying experience for the victim,and a cruel sadistic crime by his tormentors. My heart goes out to the the exemployee, I hope he makes a full recovery. one inhumane villian places the blame on the other, does it matter who did what both knew the intention was to cause grevious bodily harm.
Posted in: Two men arrested for setting fire to former employee
Jun. 20, 2013 - 02:42AM JST
@biculutral Ah yes, thanks to you Japanese people trying so hard to post same videos OVER…
Posted in: Australia, S Korea, Iran qualify for World Cup
Jun. 20, 2013 - 02:36AM JST
Japan is heading for a negative balance of payment in the long term. The trade balance…
Posted in: Japan's May trade deficit widens on import costs
Jun. 20, 2013 - 02:23AM JST
It's an absolute joke that I have to pay for something I never use! The system…
Posted in: NHK may charge viewer fees for Internet, smartphone usage
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Jun. 20, 2013 - 02:20AM JST
Posted in: Stalker gets death sentence for murdering 2 relatives of his victim
Jun. 20, 2013 - 02:16AM JST
Nice. That's exactly what turns me on - watching a girl scat.
Posted in: Shiga teacher confesses to installing camera in girls’ restroom