Asean Summit, Malaysia on Nov 21, 1015

Asean Summit, Malaysia  on Nov 21, 1015
Asean Establishes Landmark Economic and Security Bloc
"A Summary" – Apr 2, 2011 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Religion, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Intelligent/Benevolent Design, EU, South America, 5 Currencies, Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Middle East, Internet, Israel, Dictators, Palestine, US, Japan (Quake/Tsunami Disasters , People, Society ...), Nuclear Power Revealed, Hydro Power, Geothermal Power, Moon, Financial Institutes (Recession, Realign integrity values ..) , China, North Korea, Global Unity,..... etc.) - Text version)

“….. Here is the prediction: China will turn North Korea loose soon. The alliance will dissolve, or become stale. There will be political upheaval in China. Not a coup and not a revolution. Within the inner circles of that which you call Chinese politics, there will be a re-evaluation of goals and monetary policy. Eventually, you will see a break with North Korea, allowing still another dictator to fall and unification to occur with the south. ….”

“ … Here is another one. A change in what Human nature will allow for government. "Careful, Kryon, don't talk about politics. You'll get in trouble." I won't get in trouble. I'm going to tell you to watch for leadership that cares about you. "You mean politics is going to change?" It already has. It's beginning. Watch for it. You're going to see a total phase-out of old energy dictatorships eventually. The potential is that you're going to see that before 2013.

They're going to fall over, you know, because the energy of the population will not sustain an old energy leader ..."
"Update on Current Events" – Jul 23, 2011 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll) - (Subjects: The Humanization of God, Gaia, Shift of Human Consciousness, 2012, Benevolent Design, Financial Institutes (Recession, System to Change ...), Water Cycle (Heat up, Mini Ice Ace, Oceans, Fish, Earthquakes ..), Nuclear Power Revealed, Geothermal Power, Hydro Power, Drinking Water from Seawater, No need for Oil as Much, Middle East in Peace, Persia/Iran Uprising, Muhammad, Israel, DNA, Two Dictators to fall soon, Africa, China, (Old) Souls, Species to go, Whales to Humans, Global Unity,..... etc.)
(Subjects: Who/What is Kryon ?, Egypt Uprising, Iran/Persia Uprising, Peace in Middle East without Israel actively involved, Muhammad, "Conceptual" Youth Revolution, "Conceptual" Managed Business, Internet, Social Media, News Media, Google, Bankers, Global Unity,..... etc.)

North Korean defector criticises China in rare Beijing talk

North Korean defector criticises China in rare Beijing talk
North Korean defector and activist Hyeonseo Lee, who lives in South Korea, poses as she presents her book 'The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector’s Story' in Beijing on March 26, 2016 (AFP Photo/Fred Dufour)

US under fire in global press freedom report

"The Recalibration of Awareness – Apr 20/21, 2012 (Kryon channeled by Lee Carroll) (Subjects: Old Energy, Recalibration Lectures, God / Creator, Religions/Spiritual systems (Catholic Church, Priests/Nun’s, Worship, John Paul Pope, Women in the Church otherwise church will go, Current Pope won’t do it), Middle East, Jews, Governments will change (Internet, Media, Democracies, Dictators, North Korea, Nations voted at once), Integrity (Businesses, Tobacco Companies, Bankers/ Financial Institutes, Pharmaceutical company to collapse), Illuminati (Started in Greece, with Shipping, Financial markets, Stock markets, Pharmaceutical money (fund to build Africa, to develop)), Shift of Human Consciousness, (Old) Souls, Women, Masters to/already come back, Global Unity.... etc.) - (Text version)

… The Shift in Human Nature

You're starting to see integrity change. Awareness recalibrates integrity, and the Human Being who would sit there and take advantage of another Human Being in an old energy would never do it in a new energy. The reason? It will become intuitive, so this is a shift in Human Nature as well, for in the past you have assumed that people take advantage of people first and integrity comes later. That's just ordinary Human nature.

In the past, Human nature expressed within governments worked like this: If you were stronger than the other one, you simply conquered them. If you were strong, it was an invitation to conquer. If you were weak, it was an invitation to be conquered. No one even thought about it. It was the way of things. The bigger you could have your armies, the better they would do when you sent them out to conquer. That's not how you think today. Did you notice?

Any country that thinks this way today will not survive, for humanity has discovered that the world goes far better by putting things together instead of tearing them apart. The new energy puts the weak and strong together in ways that make sense and that have integrity. Take a look at what happened to some of the businesses in this great land (USA). Up to 30 years ago, when you started realizing some of them didn't have integrity, you eliminated them. What happened to the tobacco companies when you realized they were knowingly addicting your children? Today, they still sell their products to less-aware countries, but that will also change.

What did you do a few years ago when you realized that your bankers were actually selling you homes that they knew you couldn't pay for later? They were walking away, smiling greedily, not thinking about the heartbreak that was to follow when a life's dream would be lost. Dear American, you are in a recession. However, this is like when you prune a tree and cut back the branches. When the tree grows back, you've got control and the branches will grow bigger and stronger than they were before, without the greed factor. Then, if you don't like the way it grows back, you'll prune it again! I tell you this because awareness is now in control of big money. It's right before your eyes, what you're doing. But fear often rules. …

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Saturday, May 21, 2011

Uproar Over China's Clubs for the Rich

Jakarta Globe, Grace Ng – Straits Times Indonesia, May 21, 2011

Favorite haunts of the rich include the Jianfu Palace in the
Forbidden City (above), the Chang'an Club along Beijing's transport
artery, and the Longfor Summer Palace Splendor villas near the
famous retreat where Qing Dynasty empress Cixi spent her
summers. (China Press Photo/Courtesy of ST)

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Beijing. Revelations that the Forbidden City hosts an exclusive club for the super-rich have sparked an uproar, highlighting the envy that ordinary people feel towards China's burgeoning billionaire population.

It is the latest in a string of heritage areas and public sites that have become playgrounds for the wealthy. Across the country, “rich clubs” — complete with trappings such as imperial banquets and cigar lounges — are multiplying.

They have become popular status symbols of the elite class in the world's second-largest economy, even as the growing poor-rich gap stokes social tensions.

Luxury playgrounds include the famous Chang'an Club along Beijing's main transport artery; the Noble Club at the Temple of Earth, where emperors used to worship; and the Longfor Summer Palace Splendour villas near a famous summer retreat where Qing Dynasty empress Cixi spent her summers.

These have long been the places for the rich to wheel, deal and entertain political elite and foreign big shots, and charge annual memberships of as much as 500,000 yuan ($77,000) per person.

But now it has emerged that the most exclusive club of them all - charging one million yuan per person for entry - is to be found in the heart of the capital city, nestled in the west side of the former palace of emperors, where commoners were not allowed to venture until 1925.

The recently restored Jianfu Palace is still not open to the public. Instead, it has been exposed as a playground for 500 of the world's richest people.

Pictures posted by an anonymous netizen show a table set with exquisite glassware and guards dressed in imperial-era uniforms believed to be stationed outside the palace, where Qing emperor Qianlong stored many of his treasures.

News of this club's existence was released by Rui Chenggang, a well-known presenter with state-owned broadcaster CCTV, on his microblog.

“A foreign tour guide proudly told me that he just arranged a family dinner party for an American billionaire,' he wrote, pointing out that the palace is a national treasure belonging to the Chinese people.

The Forbidden City authorities initially denied the charges, insisting “the alleged lucrative club is pure nonsense.” But two days later, they were forced to retract the denial, after Beijing media published further claims from a source that said he had attended an opening ceremony for the club organized by the Palace Museum's commercial subsidiary.

The authorities later reportedly fired almost all the staff and confiscated the cellphones of security guards. On Monday, they said the subsidiary had offered the memberships “wrongly and without consultation” with the top management. These memberships would be terminated following a review and the subordinates who hatched the scheme would be fired.

But the moves have not appeased the outraged public, who are railing against the greed and incompetence of the Forbidden City's management — already under fire after a thief walked off with seven valuable curios from the compound.

Rui has led the torrent of criticism against the management for profiting from the private use of Jianfu Palace, which was burned down in 1923 and refurbished six years ago after a huge donation from Hong Kong businessman Ronnie Chan.

“The total of 500 million yuan in entry fees alone is five times as much as the restoration cost of Jianfu Palace,” he noted.

Following the scandal, Chinese media reported this week that a historic villa in Nanjing has also been used to host private functions for the wealthy.

A residence that belonged to former Kuomintang leader Chiang Kai-shek and his wife has been secretly used to hold wedding ceremonies and banquets for more than seven years. The villa, named a national cultural heritage conservation unit 10 years ago, was opened to the public in 1984 and charges 15 yuan per entry.

Such reports have further stoked public resentment, with one netizen writing on popular forum “So this is how the rich become so much richer while the poor starve. How dare they use national treasures for their own profit?”

The growing fury over the rich-poor gap highlighted by the Forbidden City incident may prompt the authorities to rein in some of these luxury clubs, some say.

They point to some extreme examples, such as the abrupt closure last year of the luxuriously decadent Passion Club and No. 8 Mansion, known to be run by some of China's most powerful families. This prompted speculation that the well-connected owners had fallen out of favor, and were used as proof to the skeptical Chinese public that the central government was really taking a harder line on vice and corruption.

Other elite clubs will probably be encouraged to “be more discreet and not flaunt wealth,” noted Chinese social affairs analyst Ron Wang.

“Many ordinary people already believe that the rich get their wealth by unfair means, and when they gather at these clubs, they can gamble with impunity,” he said. “So these rich clubs will fuel even more tensions if they are too openly extravagant.”

Reprinted courtesy of Straits Times Indonesia. To subscribe to Straits Times Indonesia and/or the Jakarta Globe call 021 2553 5055

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