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Australian Government travel advice - leave Southern Thailand, do not travel across Malaysian border

  • We strongly advise you not to travel at this time to the southern provinces of Yala, Pattani, Narathiwat and Songkhla or overland to and from the Malaysian border through these provinces due to high levels of ongoing violence in these areas, including terrorist attacks and bombings that result in deaths and injuries on an almost daily basis.

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Car bomb tears through Thai hotel in Pattani

TWO bombs have ripped through a hotel in the southern Thai beach town of Pattani, killing one person and wounding 30.

The Southern Hotel is in an area popular with Western tourists, however it’s understood all the casualties were Thai people.

The blast, which happened after midnight Australian time, appears to have largely demolished the streetside wall of the structure.

The first blast in a car park behind the Southern Hotel caused no casualties, Police Lieutenant Colonel Winyu Tiamraj told Reuters on Wednesday.

“The second explosion came from a truck parked at the hotel entrance, opposite a karaoke bar and a massage parlour, resulting in one death and 30 injuries,” he said.

A string of 11 bomb attacks on popular tourist spots took place earlier this month, shortly after national elections cemented the role of Thailand’s military.

Four people were killed and dozens injured.

A nationwide hunt for those responsible has so far largely failed to identify those responsible.

The illegal incorporation of the Clinton HIV/Aids Initiative in Papua New Guinea


In PNG/Australia the lowest level scrutiny in the creation of a corporate personality is afforded to Incorporated Associations.
PNG's Incorporated Associations Act 1966 sets out the requirements applying to PNG in 2006.
The act typically provides for the incorporation of local sporting clubs, children's football associations and similar organisations.
One of the attractions to fraudsters is that incorporated associations are not obliged to file financial returns.  Rather they are required to keep books which may be inspected but seldom are.
In PNG the Regulator (defined in the Act) may incorporate an association if satisfied that the person seeking incorporation is authorised by resolution of the committee of the unincorporated association to make application.
Secondly one month must elapse from advertisement of intention to apply for incorporation.
Thirdly the association's proposed rules/objects must be submitted and publicly displayed.
The Clinton CHAI met none of these requirements.
It was incorporated within days of application.
The incorporation was ultra vires from the Regulator - but I sense some coercion or fraudulent representations leading to that unlawful exercise of power.
Clearly further investigation is required.



When Bill Clinton signed the MOU with the Australian Government on 22 February 2006 he said a few words to the crowd of business people who'd gathered at the Lowy Institute to mark the occasion.

PRESIDENT CLINTON: Thank you very much. Well, Foreign Minister, I can't wait for your memoirs to come out. Thanks Margaret (JACKSON, chair of the Asia Pacific Business Coalition on HIV/AIDS), thank you. I'd also like to thank the Director General of AusAID, Bruce Davis and the people who run our Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS initiative, Ira Magaziner who conceived and organised the whole thing, and Ruby Shang who represents us here in Asia.

Ruby Shang was the President of the Caterpillar earthmoving dealership in Vietnam, Vtrac.  Her husband Anthony Salzman - or as he prefers to be known Mr Vietnam - is a US citizen.

Salzman had some dealings with Clinton in "opening up" the Vietnamese economy.  At one stage he was apparently worth quite a bit until he and Caterpillar had a falling out.   In 2011 Caterpillar sued him over a failed dealership agreement, claiming Salzman still owed Caterpillar $12M for equipment he'd purchased.   

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His wife Ruby was everywhere for Clinton.   China, Vietnam, Singapore, PNG and Australia with a range of impressive Clinton Foundation job titles, ranging from advisor to director of the board in climate change, health and the Clinton Global Initiative.

Maybe Ruby had too much on her plate with the Clinton Foundation to find the time to sell graders and backhoes.

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Ruby would feature prominently in Clinton's plans for New Guinea.

First a little background.

At the UN World Summit in September 2005, then Prime Minister John Howard announced plans to double Australia's aid program by 2010 to $4 billion.

There was big money available from the Australian Government in 2006 and it seemed to have difficulty in spending it well.  A review of Australia's aid effectiveness noted:

“Non–state donors are increasingly influencing international aid behaviour as their share of total aid flows to developing countries increases … the ratio of almost one private dollar for every two dollars of official aid is significantly higher than a decade ago when the ratio was closer to one to five.” 

Not only have well–known NGOs such as World Vision and Oxfam grown, but completely new non–government donors have also emerged such as the Bill and Melinda Gates and Clinton Foundations. These have brought with them new resources and ways of doing business, including more attention to results. 

Downer's remarks at the MOU signing give some sense of the government's thinking:

I would like to talk briefly now about what the Government is currently doing to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS. Eighteen months ago, I announced a significant increase in Australia's contribution to the fight against HIV/AIDS in the region: through the aid program, the Australian Government is committing $600 million in assistance to HIV/AIDS activities in the decade to 2010: most of this support is directed to activities in the Asia Pacific by way of bilateral assistance. Clearly, the Australian Government is already investing heavily in the battle against HIV. But if we are to deepen and strengthen the Australian response, we must look for new opportunities and partnerships to build on what has been achieved. Our partnership with the Clinton Foundation will build on the Foundation's impressive track record to provide practical assistance with procurement, supply chains and health system strengthening.

It's not clear whether Downer knew this at the time - but the Clinton Foundation was already accessing our $600M, particularly in Papua New Guinea.

On 29 October, 2005, the Clinton Foundation HIV/Aids Initiative Inc signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the PNG Government.

We don't (yet) have a copy of that 2005 agreement, however we do have a copy of an MoU superseding it in 2011.

What's clear is that by October 2005, Papua New Guinea already had access to the Clinton negotiated prices for HIV and related drugs and Australian aid money was funding those purchases.

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Screen Shot 2016-08-22 at 4.11.59 pmClinton made much of his 2005 agreement with PNG in the Clinton Foundation 2005 Annual Report.

The Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative (CHAI) greatly expanded the scale, intensity, geographic, and programmatic scope of its global efforts in the fight against HIV/AIDS in 2005. By year’s end, the Initiative had increased the number of people accessing AIDS treatment drugs under CHAI’s agreements by nearly 300%, from 61,000 on treatment at the end of 2004 to over 240,000 on treatment by the end of 2005. CHAI also increased the number of partner countries and members of the Procurement Consortium who can purchase AIDS medicines and diagnostic equipment at CHAI’s reduced prices to 55.


Working in close partnership with governments, other non-governmental organizations, and the private sector, CHAI strives to make treatment for HIV/AIDS more affordable and to implement large-scale integrated care, treatment, and prevention programs that are helping to turn the tide of the pandemic. CHAI’s efforts to increase access to HIV/AIDS care and treatment led to dramatic geographic and programmatic expansion in 2005. By the end of 2005, the number of people accessing antiretroviral medicines (ARVs) purchased under CHAI agreements increased fourfold from the end of 2004. Over the course of the year, CHAI entered into partnerships with the governments of Cambodia, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, and Ukraine to assist in the implementation of large-scale HIV/AIDS care, treatment, and prevention programs.


So if Clinton was already committed by an MOU to "assisting the government of Papua New Guinea in the implementation of large-scale HIV/Aids care, treatment and prevention programs", what did Australia or the people of PNG stand to gain out of the 22 February 2006 MOU with Australia?

That's a good question.

For the first six months after the MOU was signed nothing happened.  No money flowed from Australia to the CHAI under the terms of the agreement.  The PNG Department of Health continued buying HIV drugs under the CHAI agreement and life went on its way.

In July 2009 an Independent Completion Report (an independent review) of funding to the Clinton HIV/Aids Initiative in PNG conducted an extensive field and desktop review of the program.

It described the history:

In February 2006, the Australian Government and the CHAI signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Under the agreement, the Australian Government through AusAID is to provide funding up to $25 million over four years, complemented by funding from the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative.

Under the MOU, AusAID agreed to fund CHAI to work with public health authorities in three countries including Papua New Guinea to scale-up treatment and care for people living with HIV and AIDS. The other countries were Vietnam and China, with an option to extend the initiative to other countries. Indonesia is the fourth country to be included.

In PNG, AusAID is supporting the CHAI to improve access to HIV and AIDS treatment. Total agreed funding is $11,080,000 for the period August 2006-2009.The goal of the CHAI in PNG is to work with the National Department of Health (NDoH) to improve clinical, laboratory and management capacity in Papua New Guinea to enable an expansion of access to antiretroviral treatment for HIV positive people.

The commencement date for funding of August 2006 is significant.


All foreign corporations are required to register with the PNG corporate regulator prior to doing business in PNG.

There is no record of the Clinton Foundation registering as a foreign corporation in PNG.

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On 21 August, 2006 Ruby SHANG gave notice to the PNG companies regulator that she intended to apply for the incorporation of a PNG domiciled association called the William J. Clinton Foundation HIV/Aids Initiative - PNG.

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On 23 August 2006 Ruby Shang attended on the PNG companies regulator with an unsworn statutory declaration form and a clipping from the newspaper advertising her intention to apply under Section 2 of the Incorporated Associations Act for the incorporation of the CHAI Association PNG Inc.

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From the date of the advertisement, one month must elapse before the Regulator is empowered to incorporate the Association.

One of the matters the Regulator must consider is whether or not the Association's rules/objects meet the requirements of the Act.

SCHEDULE 1 – Matters to be Provided for in the Rules of an Association.

Sec. 16.

1.  The name of the association.

2.  The objects and purposes of the association.

3.  The qualifications (if any) for membership of the association.

4.  The donations or subscriptions (if any) to be made or paid by members of the association.

5.  The names, constitution, membership and powers of the general committee, board of management or other governing authority of the association (in this item referred to as “the committee”) and–

(a) the election or appointment of members of the committee; and

(b) the terms of office of members of the committee; and

(c) the grounds on which, or reasons for which the office of a member of the committee becomes vacant; and

(d) the filling of casual vacancies occurring on the committee; and

(e) the quorum and procedure at meetings of the committee; and

(f) the quorum and procedure at meetings of sub-committees appointed by the committee.

6.  The quorum and procedure at general meetings of members of the association and of sub-committees appointed by any such meeting or constituted or established under the rules of the association.

7.  The time within which, and the manner in which, notices of meetings and notices of motion are to be given, published or circulated.

8.  The sources from which the funds of the association are to be or may be derived.

9.  The manner in which the funds of the association are to be managed and, in particular, the mode of drawing and signing cheques, drafts, bills of exchange, promissory notes and other documents for and on behalf of the association.

10.  The intervals between general meetings of members of the association, the manner of calling general and special meetings and the requisite notices of meetings of the association.

11.  Whether the accounts of the association are to be audited annually or more frequently, the manner of appointing and removing auditors and the powers and duties of auditors.

12.  The manner of altering and rescinding the rules and of making additional rules.

13.  Provision for the custody and use of the seal of the association.

14.  The manner in which the objects or purposes of the association may be altered.

15.  The form, custody and use of the common seal of the association.

16.  The custody of books, documents and securities of the association.

At 8.38AM on 24 August 2006 Ruby Shang delivered to the Regulator this copy of the Clinton Foundation's articles of association from Arkansas in 1997.   They bear no relationship to the requirements of the PNG Incorporated Associations Act.

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Download Clinton Foundation Constitution

At 10:03AM on 24 August 2006 the Clinton Foundation HIV/Aids Initiative - PNG Inc was unlawfully incorporated.

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PNG's Incorporated Associations Act 1966 is explicit.   There is no lawful means to incorporate an association without a meeting of the committee to authorise the application and there must be Rules in accordance with the Act - as well as a one month waiting period after the notice of intention to incorporate is advertised.

The CHAI PNG association was unlawfully incorporated.

The Australian Government's due diligence would easily have discovered the fraud.

And yet we continued to do business with the fraudsters.

More details soon.

Pavlova sittings, golf, wet T-shirt competitions and the millions Bill Clinton made in Australia

Screen Shot 2016-08-22 at 1.59.25 pmFourteen years ago elebrity publicist Max Markson and Bill Clinton would have been thrilled with their multi-million-dollar partnership.

Markson told Media Man magazine about the secret to the Markson Sparks! agency's success, "Pavlova sitting, wet T-shirt contests and my involvement with President Clinton.  We've done more functions with him than anyone else in the world".Wh

By early 2002 Clinton had pocketed  $1 Million in speaking fees and the Markson Sparks agency was plastered all over the Australian press.

One of their first gigs in Australia was for a cause close to Markson's heart - the Labor Council of NSW. Markson was a committed fundraiser for the Labor Party but even Max's legendary negotiation skills didn't deliver a discount from Bill - Clinton received $150,000 for his appearance.

Clinton packed his itinerary for the 2002 trip and no cause or group was taboo.  Besides the Markson Sparks! million-dollar-gigs, Clinton found time for the Australian Council for the Peaceful Reunification of China at their conference in Sydney. Noted Chinese dissident Wei Jingheng publicly criticized Clinton saying the conference was “a method from the Chinese government of promoting so-called nationalism and as past President of America he should not be participating.” President George W. Bush visited Taiwan that same week and issued a pledge to “help Taiwan defend herself if provoked” by the PRC. Clinton was paid $300,000 for this participation in this conference.

Bill-Clinton-and-Liz-Hurley-at-a-Charity-BallMarkson made room for Clinton's passions during his Australian sojourns -  golf, money and the lifestyles of the rich and famous.  The Clinton cachet was PR gold, years later Angie Kelly in the Sydney Morning Herald  wrote about the plate on the wall of Port Douglas's Salsa restaurant, signed by former "leader of the free world" Bill Clinton . 

"And did you notice the date he wrote it?" the owner asked.   Kelly reported that she had indeed noticed that Clinton had handwritten the date September 11, 2001.

"He was here in this restaurant when the secret service people came in and whispered the news of the Twin Towers collapse. And he immediately jumped into a car and sped off somewhere."

So when Max called with the idea for Clinton to come back for a repeat performance in early 2006 Clinton didn't hesitate.  Even if this time around it meant sharing the stage with Michael Eisner of Disney fame and Carly Fiorina the computer company guru.

Markson meant money and when money talks Bill appears to listen.

On Tuesday 21 February 2006, seven hundred people paid $2,400 to hear Clinton and the gang chew the fat.

The Australian media went wild for Bill - no move was too small to be reported.

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After the Sydney shows were done Bill wanted to be in top form.  Max had set up repeat performances in Melbourne as well as an afternoon set aside for golf.

On Tuesday 21 February Bill put in a full a day shopping, restauranting and speaking to Max's Sydney crowd.  He seemed a little jaded. Jackals in the Australian media said Bill was sick - a claim Markson jumped on.   Bill was fine, said Max and he'd be in Melbourne ready to shine at his Markson Sparks! brilliant best.

If something had to give, it wasn't going to be Max's money-makers.

On 22 February, Bill was scheduled for a press conference with Alexander Downer to talk about the MOU with the Australian Government for HIV/Aids work.

Downer must have had a little frustration at facing the press without his star attraction, President Clinton.

The Minister ended up fielding questions about the Australian Wheat Board scandal and calls for a Royal Commission.

Mr DOWNER: If there is anything on HIV/AIDS. We have sort of done the wheat board. Every day I do a little bit on it.

QUESTION: The President, is he not feeling too well?

MR DOWNER: Exactly right. I don't think he is feeling very well. He hasn't been very well for the last couple of days. I really appreciate him having made the effort to come this morning, in spite of that. That is terrific of him to do that.

It has been a great thing to have President Clinton here. I think he has given a fantastic boost to our efforts.

QUESTION: Do you know what is wrong with him?

MR DOWNER: You can ask his staff all those sorts of questions. I'm not a doctor.


Screen Shot 2016-08-22 at 2.13.01 pmEarlier Clinton had signed the MOU and speaking to a select few invited guests that morning, Minister Downer was very excited.

The ABC was there to record the event.

Introducing Bill Clinton to launch an HIV-AIDS initiative, could there have been a touch of envy in Mr Downer's voice?

ALEXANDER DOWNER: Mr President, in my memoirs there'll be a very nice chapter about you and your commitment to Australia, and it'll be a great book to read.

(Sound of laughter from audience)

Probably a bit thinner than your own book, which I have read.

(Sound of more laughter)

But it's wonderful to see you active, and working, and impressive and making a difference, even though you don't have all the powers of the most powerful person in the world.

JENNIFER MACEY: Mr Clinton was equally flattering.

BILL CLINTON: Well, Foreign Minister, thank you very much. I can't wait for your memoirs to come out.

(Sound of laughter from audience)

JENNIFER MACEY: The former president took time out from business talks to launch a new partnership with the Australian Government to tackle the growing HIV-AIDS epidemic in the Asia Pacific region.

Then it was back to the hotel for Bill because Max, Melbourne and golf beckoned

It's worth looking at what Bill and Alexander Downer said about that morning.

Minister Downer was explicit - our money would be complemented by money from the Clinton Foundation.

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Maybe Bill doesn't do detail.  Maybe we just forgot about the money, because as you'll see in part two of this report, precious little has come from his Foundation.  

At the time of the announcement and signing ceremony in Sydney, the agreement was a two-way street.   We'd act like two large providers of aid to countries that we thought needed help, particularly Papua New Guinea.

The MOU was signed alongside a business HIV partnership at the Lowy Institute that morning.  Clinton spoke briefly at the signing ceremony.  He seemed to commit his foundation to contributing a lot of things.  He said it would do testing.  He spoke about how little that would cost.  He gave business people some advice about removing the stigma from AIDS. 

Here's the tail end of his speech.

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The reality of what happened in PNG was in stark contrast to the good intentions we heard that morning in Sydney.

Next the illegal dealings in PNG.   Heartbreaking.

US Navy machinist's mate gets one year jail for keeping photos he took on submarine - denied the Hillary immunity

Kristian Saucier took photos of the inside of the USN Submarine where he worked.

He took them on his own cellphone and decided to keep them for his future kids.

He was caught when his mobile phone was dumped at a tip.

He didn't delete 30,000 emails.  He didn't divert thousands of emails from secure to insecure systems.  He didn't keep the information on several servers and various mobile devices at home.  And he didn't do it to pervert the course of justice by concealing communications about a fraudulent foundation.

He wanted to show his future kids his pride in serving on board a USN submarine.

And he'll do one year prison for it.

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Friday, August 19, 2016

U.S. Servicemember Who Took Illegal Photos Inside Nuclear Sub, Impeded Investigation, Sentenced to Prison

Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, and Assistant Attorney General for National Security John P. Carlin announced that KRISTIAN SAUCIER, 29, of Arlington, Vt., was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to 12 months of imprisonment, followed by three years of supervised release, for illegally retaining photos taken inside a nuclear submarine and impeding the investigation of the matter.  While on supervised release, SAUCIER must spend six months in home confinement with electronic monitoring, and perform 100 hours of community service.

According to court documents and statements made in court, from September 2007 to March 2012, SAUCIER served as a machinist’s mate aboard the USS Alexandria, which is a U.S. Navy Los Angeles-class nuclear attack submarine based at the Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn.  On at least three separate dates in 2009, SAUCIER used the camera on his personal cellphone to take photographs of classified spaces, instruments and equipment of the USS Alexandria, documenting the major technical components of the submarine’s propulsion system.

On January 19, 2009, at approximately 4:00 a.m., SAUCIER took two photos, one of the auxiliary steam plant panel and the other of the reactor compartment viewed through a portal.  On March 22, 2009, at approximately 1:30 a.m., SAUCIER took two photos that, when placed side by side, provided a panoramic array of the Maneuvering Compartment, the room from which the propulsion system of the boat is operated.  On July 15, 2009, at 12:47 p.m., SAUCIER took two photos documenting the reactor head configuration of the nuclear reactor and a view of the reactor compartment from within that compartment.

SAUCIER had a Secret clearance and knew that the photos depicted classified material and that he was not authorized to take them.  He retained these photographs and failed to deliver them to any officer or employee of the U.S. entitled to receive it.

The investigation began in March 2012 when SAUCIER’s cellphone was found at a waste transfer station in Hampton, Conn.  SAUCIER was interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Naval Criminal Investigative Service in July 2012 and confronted with the classified images from his phone.  Following that interview and in an effort to impede the federal investigation, SAUCIER returned to his home and immediately destroyed a laptop computer, a personal camera and the camera’s memory card.  Pieces of a laptop computer were subsequently found in the woods on a property in Connecticut owned by a member of SAUCIER’s family.

SAUCIER was arrested on May 28, 2015.  On May 27, 2016, he pleaded guilty to one count of unauthorized possession and retention of national defense information.

SAUCIER, who is released on bond, was ordered to report to prison on October 12, 2016.

SAUCIER is currently enlisted in the U.S. Navy as a Petty Officer First Class assigned to the Naval Support Activity Base, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.  He is awaiting an administrative separation board proceeding.

This matter was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Vanessa Richards and Jacabed Rodriguez-Coss, and Trial Attorney Will Mackie from the Justice Department’s National Security Division, with the assistance of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York.

Charles Ortel takes talkback callers in New York - why is he pursuing the Clinton and Bush families?

Leid Stories—Whistleblower Answers Listeners’ Questions About the Clinton Foundation—08.19.16

Charles Ortel wraps up his exclusive, weeklong special reports on The Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation with a Q&A session.

Ortel (, a former Wall Street banker and investor, gained international attention when he independently proved that General Electric and, later, insurance giant AIG were engaging in fraud.

Ortel since February last year has been doing his own investigation of the Clinton foundation. He told Leid Stories he has found overwhelming evidence of “massive” charities fraud.


Clinton backdoored us - and in the process was party to a major fraud in Papua New Guinea

From the ABC's PM - Wednesday, 22 February , 2006  18:21:00

Clinton launches HIV-AIDS partnership with Australia

Reporter: Jennifer Macey

MARK COLVIN: Only the extremely well-heeled had the chance to experience the legendary charisma of former president Bill Clinton when he spoke at a conference in Sydney today. Around 700 of them had each forked out $2,400 for the privilege, but there was a wider benefit to the appearance.

On the sidelines, Mr Clinton had time to launch a new HIV-AIDS partnership with the Australian Government.

Australia is injecting $25 million into the Clinton Foundation to provide cheaper antiretroviral drugs in the Asia-Pacific region.

It was supposed to be a partnership, but Clinton took every chance he could to backdoor us, use us for introductions, double dip on grants and behave like a cheap conman.

In 2005 the Clinton Foundation reported that it had merged the Clinton HIV/Aids Initiative Inc into the main Clinton Foundation.

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This 2013 paper sets out the process under which the non-surviving entity in a merger must be dissolved and is prohibited from carrying on any further business.    

United States: Combinations And Alliances Among Nonprofit Organizations

Article by Jeffrey S. Tenenbaum and Lisa M. Hix

When two nonprofit entities merge, one entity legally becomes part of the surviving entity and dissolves. The surviving corporation takes title to all of the assets and assumes all of the liabilities, of the non-surviving entity.

Merger and consolidation are complex processes, which require the approval of the boards of directors and membership, if any, of each organization.

The process is more complicated for the dissolving entity. 

  • After the governing body of the dissolving corporation has determined that dissolution and transfer of its assets are in the best interests of the organization, it must develop and approve a "plan of dissolution" (or "plan of distribution" according to some states). The number of directors that must vote to accept the plan varies by state.
  • The dissolving corporation must file "articles of dissolution" with the state in which it is incorporated. States typically accept articles of dissolution only after all remaining debts and liabilities of the dissolving entity are satisfied or provisions for satisfying such debts have been made.
  • As part of the plan of dissolution, the dissolving corporation will transfer all of its remaining assets to a designated corporation.
  • Once the plan of dissolution is executed, the dissolving entity is generally prohibited from carrying on any further business activity, except as is necessary to wind up its affairs or respond to civil, criminal, or administrative investigation.


By the reported effective date of the merger, 31 December 2005 Clinton HIV/Aids Initiative Inc should have been dissolved and wound up.

PNG is a very, very big recipient of aid and donations.

Clinton had agreed to partner with the Australian Government to do business in New Guinea.

But instead of going into PNG solely to deliver aid, Clinton set up an incorporated entity within PNG and sought charity status there with the intention of receiving money within PNG in addition to the payments he was receiving from Australia for his work in country.

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Ms Shang came armed with this letter from CFO Andrew Kessel

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Ms Shang and Mr Kessel omitted to mention that the Clinton Foundation HIV Aids Initiative Inc had been (or should have been) dissolved.

Ms Shang can't have been authorised by the Clinton Foundation to apply for the incorporation of an association in PNG in that name.

So who is Ruby Shang?

You should know her, she's been responsible for about $30M of Australian taxpayer funded "programs".

Until she hooked up with Clinton, Ruby was the boss of the Caterpillar earthmoving machinery dealer in Vietnam with her husband who calls himself Mr Vietnam.

Here's Bill, Ruby and Anthony D. "Mr Vietnam" Salzman.

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Bill's pretty chummy with the Salzman/Shangs - Anthony treasures this note enough to display it prominently on the Mr Vietnam website.


And Ruby, well not only is she expert in running an earthmoving dealership, setting up incorporated associations, the minutiae of AIDS/HIV treatment in developing countries, but she's also a climate change guru.

And we've paid her millions.  More soon.  Read this and weep.

Ruby Shang – the Woman Driving Bill Clinton’s Climate Initiative in Asia

Managing the Clinton Climate Change Initiative in Asia and helping co-ordinate the Large Cities Climate Change Group is all part of a normal day’s work for environmental powerhouse Ruby Shang. Jeremy Torr reports.

The Clinton Climate Initiative helps cities go green in innovative waysSingapore, 2 March 2011. “When Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London, started the C40group of major cities committed to implementing climate change policies, we knew we had to be involved,” says Ruby Shang, Regional Director, Asia for the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI).

Describing her job as “simple yet difficult at the same time”, Shang says the job of the CCI is to help reduce CO2 emissions wherever they can. “We implement programmes that work on things like street lights, waste disposal, water, airports, electric cars and air quality,” she says. All these things come under her remit – and she works with schools, universities, corporations and planners to make sure they are working in the right direction.

“We don’t do anything physical ourselves,” she explains, “but our expertise is connecting people to other people who know things, or have influence in different areas. WE offer measurement facilities, technical support, and finance expertise.”

CCI's Ruby Shang practices what she preaches in a green way - she doesn't own a car!Shang says her key goal is to work on making building across the region more eco-friendly. The CCI started work on a building retrofit programmes some five years ago, working initially on schools, museums, public buildings and subways to link public and private stakeholders together in ways they could both save money and reduce emissions.

“We help people share best practices, and offer some vital links between state and national government that other organizations aren’t able to offer,” she says. This advisory role extends beyond that of simple consultants – the CCI model demands that before any work starts, the savings are precisely enumerated and stated in a contract that guarantees a return to the building owner once the retrofit has been carried out.

“Because of our high profile, we can help with contracts with really big players like Honeywell, GE and the like,” she says. “This allows us to build in much better savings and technology that just talking to the local facilities managers. We go direct to the CEOs instead.”

CCI has already completed more than 2000 projects so far across 33 cities, with Bangkok being the start player in the region, says Singapore-based Shang. The savings so far – apart from a massive reduction in CO2 emissions – amount to over US$1.4 million in reduced power and aircon bills.

City bicycle schemes are just one of the ways CCI helps to make cities nicer places to liveNow the C40 initiative has expanded to include major cities across the world, many offering bicycle hire schemes, quieter streets, fresher air and more efficient public buildings thanks to their co-ordinated approach, along with help from the CCI.

“Our unique advantage is the way we can bring together commercial and government players, and apply our tender creation expertise,” she says. “We can help with things like LED components, Insulation, special coatings, solar panels, special sensors and more. And we are also advising on things like electric vehicle fleets too.”

Shang is not just a token greenie either. Pointing out that her work involves getting past the “environmental mumbo-jumbo” used by some consultants and academics, she says her job is to act as a sort of high-level fixer for the environmental movement in Asia; to identify gaps and listen to what people want, and what they think is practical.

To that end, she has put her own money where her official mouth is, has replaced all her light globes with LEDs, walks as much as she can, and doesn’t own a car.

“What we want to do is to help governments, to strengthen their ability in climate health and environmental awareness. It’s hard, and in many Asian countries it’s not happening yet,” she admits. “But our strength is we act as a sort of honest broker – we don’t have any financial or political agenda at all. We just want to be a catalyst.” END

Charles Ortel - Clinton Foundation - reckless endangerment in PNG and major frauds on the Australian taxpayer

Here's an extract from the hour long piece below - there's much, much more including Charles's explanation of the reckless endangerment of so many lives because of this man and his wife's greed and lust for power.



Thanks to reader Seeker of Truth who provided much of the core information for this segment now going global from a leading US radio network (starts at around 15 minutes in).


Leid Stories—Twisted Philanthropy: How the Clintons and the Clinton Foundation Made Billions Mining the World’s Misery Index—08.18.16

Whistleblower Charles Ortel’s investigations into the operations of The Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation and its global network of affiliated “philanthropic” organizations have led him to a startling conclusion: The foundation has engaged in, and continues to engage in, massive fraud and illegal conduct.

Since May, Ortel has been spelling out in great detail how a project chartered initially to build a presidential library and research facility in Arkansas, President Clinton’s home state, illegally was morphed into a global pseudo-philanthropic conglomerate that raked in billions of dollars, ostensibly to support the foundation’s “charity” work. But Ortel says the evidence clearly shows the foundation was operating almost all of its projects illegally, and many major “donations” it received were from foreign governments and well-placed corporations seeking political favors from the Clintons.

The “developing world” has been, and still is, a billion-dollar bonanza for the Clintons’ coffers, says Ortel. Often besieged by humanitarian crises, the international community responds generously to countries in dire need. The Clintons, who keep watchful eyes on countries’ misery index, find ingenious ways to corral sizable portions of available humanitarian cash.


And when the Clinton Foundation wanted an entity in New Guinea to backdoor Australia, raise more money directly for itself and evade regulators, what corporate structure passing itself off as a part of the Clinton Foundation HIV/Aids Initiative Incorporated did it choose?

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Disbarred lawyer and conman Bill to resign from Clinton Foundation Board, no more foreign donations

What about Julie Bishop and her future Bill?


Clinton's Foundation Won't Take Corporate, Foreign Donations If Elected

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 Thursday, 18 Aug 2016 06:23 PM


    Hillary Clinton's family foundation will no longer accept foreign and corporate donations if she is elected president, and will bring an end to its annual Clinton Global Initiative meeting regardless of the outcome of the November election.

    Former President Bill Clinton made the announcement at an afternoon meeting with foundation staff members, according to participants who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity ahead of the formal announcement.

    Bill Clinton said the foundation plans to continue its work, but intends to refocus its efforts in a process that will take up to a year to complete. He said he will resign from the board, and the foundation will only accept contributions from U.S. citizens and independent charities.

    It will no longer take money from any foreign entity, government, foreign or domestic corporations, or corporate charities.

    At the staff meeting, Clinton said he and his daughter, Chelsea, did not face any external pressure to make the changes, but wanted to avoid any potential issues or second guessing for Hillary Clinton should she move into the White House.

    The future of the Clinton Foundation has been one of the overarching questions shadowing Clinton's campaign.


    The sprawling charitable network, founded after Bill Clinton left office in 2001, has raised more than $2 billion for initiatives focused on global health, climate change, economic development and increasing opportunities for women and girls.

    While Hillary Clinton stepped down from its board after launching her 2016 campaign, her husband and daughter have remained in leadership roles, leading to questions about the ability of the organization to continue its work should Clinton win the White House.

    Some of the group's funding has come from foreign donations and political donors to the Clinton family. Money accepted from countries such as Saudi Arabia drew scrutiny from both Republicans and Democrats early in Clinton's presidential bid.

    When Clinton served as secretary of state, the foundation reached an agreement with the Obama administration to prohibit, and in some cases curtail, foreign donations to its programs.


    But questions persist about the level of influence foundation donors had at the State Department. That criticism intensified after emails from Clinton's time at the department were made public as part of a lawsuit.

    After she left the State Department, the foundation resumed accepting donations from overseas. Bowing to pressure in April 2015, the group announced that it would restrict donations to only six Western nations and disclose its donors more frequently.

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