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Wake The Tao

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Format: Paperback / softback, 280 pages, 1st Edition
Published In: AUS, 01 June 2011


THE CRIME OF BUSINESS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA
Jack Ballantyne is an Australian Federal Police Officer
based in Manila Philippines. His buddy Nathan Logorno,
a US Private Investigator formerly with the LAPD is hired
to assist Ballantyne with an intriguing case.
Certain Australian politicians are fostering a relationship
with movers and shakers within the Chinese Government.
In order to secure Chinese orders for Australian natural
resources, these politicians have identified means by which
they can enrich themselves, through joint illicit operations
with Chinese officials.
Sydney developer Will Douglas is working with the Canberra politicians to build
lucrative projects in the Philippines, to be on-sold to the Chinese power brokers,
generals within the People?s Liberation Army.
Douglas believes his friendship with Provincial Filipino Governors and Senators
will provide his questionable operations with immunity from interference, due to
institutionalised corruption of these all-powerful Filipino officials.
A number of Australian criminals are associated with the corrupt Filipino lawmakers,
and this cartel is intent on grabbing a share of the huge profits generated by the
projects of Douglas.
Business interests of the PLA Generals in Beijing are facilitated by a Hong Kong
merchant banker, Lu Fengwen, a specialist in creating offshore identities along with
large-scale money laundering. He is also a Tao Master, and with his alter-ego Dominic
Choy, is a long time disciple of Lao Tze and Chang Tao Ling.
Using clandestine, highly unconventional methods, Mr Lu eliminates the Filipino
impediments, but sets out to usurp his benefactors, the PLA generals. As events begin
to unravel, Jack Ballantyne and Nathan Logorno are tasked with bringing the evildoers
to justice.
Could it be possible they?ve bitten off more than they can chew?
EAN: 9780987233615
ISBN: 0987233610
Publisher: Love of Books
Dimensions: 14.07 x 21 x 1.05 centimetres
Age Range: 15+ years
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