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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Sunday, July 31, 2011

Bangladesh people support Japanese Ttsunami victims   2011-07-31

DHAKA, July 31 (Xinhua) -- Bangladeshi Foreign Minister Dipu Moni Sunday handed over a cheque of about 10.224 million taka ( more than 1.46 million U.S. dollars) to Japanese ambassador to Bangladesh to support the victims of the massive earthquake and ensuing Tsunami on March 11.

The money was collected through a campaign to help the victims of the massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami which rocked Japan earlier this year. Mobile phone operator Robi Axiata Ltd in Bangladesh arranged the campaign in association with five other cell phone companies in the South Asian country.

"May I again extend my sincere thanks to all the people who have contributed generously to this campaign. You have made us proud as a nation that stands by her foreign friends in their moments of trial. I request the Ambassador of Japan to convey the warmth and love of the people of Bangladesh to our brothers and sisters in Japan," Moni said.

Japanese Ambassador Tamotsu Shinotsuka expressed his sincere appreciation to the Bangladeshi government and its people for their generous support and said the people of Japan deeply appreciate the support of the Bangladeshi people.

Managing Director and CEO of Robi Axiata Ltd Micheal Kuehner, said: "The amount of the donation is like a drop of water to a vast ocean but it carries the love of Bangladeshi people for the Japanese people."

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Family of  Maid Doubts Saudi Suicide Finding

Jakarta Globe, Dessy Sagita, July 31, 2011

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The family of an Indonesian maid who died in Saudi Arabia has asked local authorities to perform a second autopsy on the maid’s body, which arrived in the country on Friday.

According to Saudi authorities, Ernawati, from Central Java, committed suicide, but her family believes the woman was beaten to death by her employer.

A second autopsy will be performed by Munim Idris, a forensic expert at Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital, said Elly Anita, of advocacy group Migrant Care.

The first autopsy, performed by officials in Saudi Arabia, determined that Ernawati died on Feb. 10 after consuming rat poison.

She allegedly called her family in December complaining that her employer often abused her.

“She told her sister that she had been whipped with a water hose by her employer,” Elly said.

Ernawati’s family, accompanied by Migrant Care representatives, reported the case to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Jan. 31.

But they said little was done.

“We had communicated directly with Ernawati and she said she was in a very bad shape from the abuse,” Elly said.

The family filed a complaint with the National Police last month against the two men who reportedly sent the woman abroad with falsified documents.

Ernawati was 16 years old when she was sent to Saudi Arabia with the falsified documents, which made her eligible for employment in the kingdom.

“We deeply regret the tardiness of the Foreign Ministry and the Indonesian Embassy [in Riyadh] in evacuating Ernawati,” Elly said.

According to Migrant Care, Ernawati had worked in the house with another Indonesian maid since 2008.

She is not the first migrant worker to die under suspicious circumstances this year.

In March, Aan Darwati binti Udin was found dead in the bathroom of her employer’s home. She reportedly suffered blunt-force trauma to several parts of her body.

Another abused maid, Darwasih Udin, died in a Mecca hospital. She reportedly suffered severe injuries to her head, as well as to other parts of her body.

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Jakarta Globe, July 31, 2011

A picture taken in Barcelona on March 5, 2009, shows Iranian Ameneh
Bahrami holding a photograph of herself before she was blinded by a man
 who threw acid in her face. Bahrami pardoned her attacker, forgoing her right
to have him blinded in 'eye for an eye' justice. (AFP Photo)
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Tehran. An Iranian man convicted of throwing acid in the face of a female student who was to have been blinded himself on Sunday in retribution was pardoned by his victim, the state-run television Web site said.

“With the request of Ameneh Bahrami, the acid attack victim, Majid [Movahedi] who was sentenced for ‘qesas’ [‘eye for an eye’-style justice] was pardoned at the last minute” after she decided to forgo her right, it said.

Movahedi was sentenced in February 2009 to be blinded in both eyes after being convicted of hurling acid in the face of university classmate Bahrami when she repeatedly spurned his offer of marriage.

The court-ordered blinding of Movahedi was postponed at the 11th hour in mid-May, with no official reason given. Bahrami told the ISNA news agency she pardoned her attacker because “God talks about ‘qesas’ in the Koran but he also recommends pardon since pardon is greater than qesas.

“I struggled for seven years for this verdict to prove to people that the person who hurls acid should be punished through qesas, but today I pardoned him because it was my right. I did it for my country, since all other countries were looking to see what we would do,” she added.

Tehran prosecutor Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi hailed Bahrami’s decision, but also said that the judiciary would have carried out the blinding sentence.

“Today in hospital the blinding of Majid Movahedi was to have been carried out in the presence of an eye specialist and judiciary representative, when Ameneh pardoned him,” he was quoted as saying by the ISNA news agency.

“However she demanded blood money for her injuries,” Dolatabadi said, referring to compensation allocated to the victims of violent crimes when they suffer serious injuries, but he did not elaborate.

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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Migrant Worker Moratorium Is On Until Deal Signed with Saudi Arabia

Jakarta Globe, Dessy Sagita | July 30, 2011

Indonesian women having their pictures taken at immigration in Tangerang,
 Banten. Some 15,000 women have been going to Saudi Arabia every month
to work as maids. A ban on maids' employment in the Middle Eastern state
starting on Monday is likely to affect millions. (Reuters Photo) 
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The government will press ahead with its plan to keep migrant workers from being sent to Saudi Arabia until an agreement on their protection is reached.

“Starting August 1, we will no longer allow informal workers to work in Saudi Arabia until a memorandum of understanding regarding their protection is signed,” Suhartono, a spokesman for the Manpower and Transmigration Ministry, said on Friday.

The moratorium was officially announced last month by President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, shortly after an Indonesian worker in Saudi Arabia, Ruyati binti Sapubi, 54, was executed by beheading on June 18.

She had been convicted of killing her Saudi employer, who she said had abused her.

Yudhoyono denounced the beheading and accused the Saudi government of breaking the “norms and manners” of international relations. The Saudis did not notify Indonesian diplomats of the execution beforehand.

But Riyadh a few days after Jakarta announced the moratorium plan, said that it would no longer issue visas for Indonesian and Filipino workers.

“Before January 2011, we sent 40,000 to 50,000 maids to Saudi Arabia every month,” Suhartono said. “After that the number declined to 15,000 people a month, and now we are going to stop sending workers completely.”

He said the embargo would only affect domestic workers, not skilled workers. Meanwhile, he said, the government will focus on sending workers to countries like Qatar and the United Arab Emirates, where they have protection.

He said the government was aware that the embargo could see more workers traveling to a third country and entering Saudi Arabia illegally by land.

“We will have to work harder to monitor agencies, to make sure they don’t send workers illegally,” he said.

Suhartono did not offer any information on when an agreement would be signed, saying only that were many issues to be settled first.

Anis Hidayah, who heads the advocacy organization Migrant Care, said that with no date set for the agreement, the government needed to step up its monitoring of the embargo.

“We need to take stricter action in case the discussions go nowhere,” she said.

Anis said she feared that the agreement with Saudi Arabia would go the same way as the proposed worker protection deal with Malaysia, which has been in limbo for more than two years.

“Even when most issues had been settled, both countries argued about one thing for months,” she said. “I’m afraid the same thing will happen with Saudi Arabia if we don’t set a target.”

The sticking point in the negotiations with Malaysia has been reaching an accord on a minimum wage for Indonesian workers there.

Friday, July 29, 2011

Scent of Arab Spring in Israel, 29 July, 2011

Israelis march in the centre of Tel Aviv on July 25, 2011, to protest
 against rising housing prices and social inequalities in the Jewish state
 (AFP Photo / Jack Guez)

Tens of thousands are taking part in nationwide mass protests in Israel to demand the government provide cheaper housing and lower the cost of living. The biggest protest yet, centered in Tel-Aviv, is planned for Saturday night.

On July 25, 30,000 people marched through Tel-Aviv demanding a decrease in housing prices. Some of them were carrying banners reading “Mubarak. Assad. Netanyahu.”  Police arrested 42 activists – an unprecedented case for Israel.

On Wednesday Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had to postpone visit to Poland due to the housing crisis in Israel.

On Thursday in 12 towns of Israel a “baby carriage parade” was held: parents of small children have been demanding creation of state-sponsored kindergartens and control over child goods pricing policies.

In Tel-Aviv, on the Rothschild Boulevard, people have been living in tents for weeks now protesting against expensive housing. Tent camps have been set up in various Israeli cities by students.

New rallies are expected this weekend in Jerusalem and other Israeli cities.

Israel is changing in the most inspiring and uplifting way in unprecedented wave of demonstration throughout the country and it is only the beginning of the process emerging in Israel, believes Hagai El-Ad, executive director of the Association for Civil Rights in Israel.

“People are demanding social justice on a broad variety of issues, including housing, but also health, employment and qualities of society in general,” he said.

What has begun in Israel is a very arrogant response to the Arab Spring protests which inspired Israeli protesters with a sense of “people power”, that “the country belongs to the people, and the people are rejecting economic disparities in the senseless privatization that we have seen over the last 15 years in this [Israel] country.”

Much of the criticism has been targeted at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but it was not just the last two years of his cabinet that has put the Israel into the current economic situation – though the current government might have pushed it to the extreme.

Palestinian-Israeli journalist Aziz Abu Sarah agrees there is a strong connection between the present protests in Israel and the chain of revolutions across the Arab states.

“People in Israel, just like everywhere else, saw that people… can make a difference, can make a change,” he told RT. “They were using the same rhythm, the same chants almost that in Egypt people used. So, you can see a lot of parallels.”

The journalist points out that the way the protests started is almost identical to what occurred in Egypt, Tunisia and other places:

“[It] started through Facebook, through social media – that’s how people organized completely in the beginning by young people in Israel, students, people who feel that they have no future, people who feel that they can’t afford living here. So, there are a lot of parallels and things that people, the young in Israel are learning from the protests that happened in Egypt.”

An Israeli police officer arrests an activist during protests
against the cost of living in Israel.
Photograph: Ariel Schalit/AP

The ultra-Orthodox make up 10 percent of Israel’s population of 7.5 million,
but are increasing rapidly amid a growing backlash to the privileges and
subsidies long granted to the ultra-religious. (Rina Castelnuovo for The New
York Times

Australian census to count gay marriage for the first time, AAP July 29, 2011

SAME-sex couples who have married overseas will have their unions counted in the Australian census for the first time.

Gay couples who've married overseas will
 be counted in the Australian census for the first
 time. Picture: Thinkstock
Australian Marriage Equality lobbied for a change of census rules.

AME convener Peter Furness said the move is an important sign of respect.

"It also highlights how nonsensical the federal government's failure to recognise same-sex marriage has become," he said in a statement.

Mr Furness said AME members had staged a sit-in at the Australian Bureau of Statistics offices and campaigned long and hard for many years.

"After returning from Canada in 2006 to find that our marriage would not even be counted in that year's census, we decided to fight for our rights. 

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"Our marriage will finally be counted."

Jacqui Tomlins, together with her same-sex partner Sarah Nichols, took a case to the Federal Court in 2004 to have their Canadian marriage recognised in Australia.

She also welcomed the new census rules.

"After eight years of being happily married it's nice to see one government department, at least, stepping into line with prevailing community attitudes," she said.

"The next step is full equality."

The Australian Census will be on August 9.

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Vietnam: Army 'colluding' in Laos deforestation

BBC News, 28 July 2011, by Rachel Harvey, BBC South East Asia correspondent

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An international lobbying group has accused the Vietnamese army of involvement in the illegal export of timber from neighbouring Laos.

The EU is drafting new legislation to tighten
regulation of the timber trade
The Environmental Investigation Agency says the multi-million-dollar trade is causing the rapid disappearance of some of the region's last tropical forest.

A Vietnamese military-owned company named in the report said it acted in full compliance with the laws of Laos.

The timber is processed in Vietnam into furniture with much exported to Europe.

The new EIA report comes at a time when the European Union is drafting new legislation to try to tighten regulation of the timber trade.

'Full compliance'

Working undercover, the EIA said it had discovered that laws banning the export of raw timber from Laos were being routinely and openly flouted.

Most of the logs are being sent over the border to feed Vietnam's booming wood processing industry and to make furniture, much of which ends up in Europe and the US.

The lobbying group traced logs from virgin tropical forest in Laos to a Vietnamese company owned by the military.

Speaking to the BBC, the cited company rejected the accusations made against it, saying it was in full compliance with the laws of Laos.

But the EIA says the trade is illegal and the only beneficiaries are corrupt government officials and well-connected businessmen.

Some of the wood comes from areas being cleared to build hydroelectric dams - part of an ambitious Laotian project to become a major supplier of electricity to the wider Mekong region.

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Indonesian Woman Wins ‘Asia’s Nobel Prize’ for Helping Poor

Jakarta Globe, July 28, 2011

Indonesian social worker Tri Mumpuni, left, pictured at the White House
 Summit on Entrepreneurship in Washington in 2010. Tri is among the
 winners of Asia’s prestigious Magsaysay award this year for giving green
technologies to the poor, organizers said on Wednesday. (EPA Photo)

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Manila. Indonesian social worker Tri Mumpuni is among the winners of Asia’s prestigious Magsaysay award this year for giving green technologies to the poor, organizers said on Wednesday.

Award foundation president Carmencita Abella said Tri, along with an Indian engineer and a Philippine charity group, had helped harness the technologies to empower their countrymen and worked to create waves of progressive change across Asia.

Each year six people or organizations are named joint winners of the Magsaysay award.

This year the other winners were a man who set up an Islamic school for girls in Indonesia, a lender to India’s poorest, and a man working to restore democracy in Cambodia after the Khmer Rouge murdered his father.

“Working on critical issues ... they are showing how commitment, competence, and collaborative leadership can truly transform individual lives and galvanize community action,” Abella said.

The award, often described as Asia’s Nobel Prize, is named after a famous Philippine president who died in a 1957 plane crash.

It aims to honor people who address issues of human development in Asia with courage and creativity.

Tri Mumpuni, 46, was recognized after her IBEKA foundation built 60 small power plants harnessing the energy of water stored in dams to bring electricity to half a million people, the awards foundation said.

She was once kidnapped with her husband by former separatist rebels in Aceh province while pursuing her nongovernmental group’s project to bring electricity to rural Indonesia.

Another winner was US-trained Indian engineer Harish Hande, 44, for bringing solar lights to a country where half of all households have no electricity, the awards foundation said.

His Solar Electric Light Co.-India has tapped the sun’s energy to light up 120,000 households and is now one of the country’s largest solar technology providers.

In the Philippines, Dutch marine engineer Auke Idzenga’s Alternative Indigenous Development Foundation won for using an ancient, near-forgotten technology, the ram pump, to help impoverished communities on Negros island.

Re-engineered for upland farms, the pump gave the communities clean, cheap water for household use and for raising livestock, fish, and small farms, it said.

A ram pump, which does not need an external power source, harnesses the force of a large body of moving water to pump a small amount of water uphill.

The winners are to receive their awards in Manila on August 31.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

China fruit seller death sparks riot in Guizhou

BBC News, 27 July 2011

Changing China 

Chinese police have quelled a mass riot sparked by rumours that a disabled fruit seller had been beaten to death by local officials.

State media reported that hundreds of people threw stones and clashed with police on the streets of Anshun, in the southern Guizhou province.

The authorities said they would carry out an autopsy on the fruit seller to determine how he died.

Similar rumours sparked days of rioting in Guangdong province in June.

The Guangdong riot snowballed into a wider protest about official corruption and discrimination against migrant workers.

In Anshun, the unrest appears to have been limited to anger over the street trader's death.

The state-run China Daily quoted a statement from Anshun's local government confirming the hawker had died.

The statement did not comment on the cause of his death, but said "before the incident occurred, chengguan [urban management officers] were working in the area".

Local police had earlier told the Xinhua news agency that the trader had been involved in an argument with the officials.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao (C) meets the press at the site
of the  fatal train crash in Wenzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province,
July 28, 2011.
(Xinhua/Huang Jingwen)

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BBC News, 27 July 2011

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At least 10 people are dead and several missing after heavy rain triggered a landslide in a mountain resort in northern South Korea.

Rescuers worked with diggers
to clear the mud
Hundreds of rescuers have been sifting through rubble and mud to find survivors in Chuncheon, about 100km (60 miles) east of Seoul.

Hotels, restaurants and coffee shops were wrecked when the slide occurred just after midnight (1500 GMT Tuesday).

More than 250mm (10in) of rain have fallen on Chuncheon in two days.

The ten victims were reportedly college students doing volunteer work in the area, who had all been staying in the same hotel.

"We were asleep and suddenly heard a big sound, and then the ceiling fell down," said fellow student Lee Beon-seok, who was also in the hotel. 

"I heard a weird sound like a train," the student was quoted as saying by Reuters news agency.

"I felt weird for hearing that train sound, but heard someone shouting 'Help me'. So I went out to see, and I saw it was swept by landslide all over."

More heavy rain was forecast for Wednesday.

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