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Sutton Defends NZ/Singapore Trade Deal
Green MPs To Join Melbourne S11 Protests
Mission Accomplished In West Timor
Dollar Sinks Further
Scoop Opinion: Simon Upton
Scoop Opinion: Hard News Is Here: Forbidden Words
Scoop Opinion: Loh Life: Fines, Thugz ‘n Harmony
Scoop Opinion: Guy’s World: The House Of Reps, starring J. Hunt
Scoop Opinion: Sludge Report: Blood Red Justice (or perhaps not) At Mangaroa
NZ Puts Pen To Paper In NY
Scoop World: UN Millennium Summit News
Speechifying At The Millennium Summit

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Sutton Defends NZ/Singapore Trade Deal

- GATT Watchdog say the Singapore Agreement opens a backdoor to TCF products from low-waged Indonesian factories. But Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton says that conditions for lowly-paid ethnic workers toiling in factories in bonded free trade zones in Indonesia may well be terrible, but they have little to do with the trade agreement. See…The Trojan Horse [1] and Jim Sutton Agrees - Trade Agreement A Backdoor [2] from the GATT Watchdog. See... Singapore Imports To Be Scrutinised Closely [3] for the Trade Negotiations Minister’s statement.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00035.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00037.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00141.htm


Green MPs To Join Melbourne S11 Protests

- Green MPs Nandor Tanczos and Sue Bradford will travel to Melbourne this weekend to attend a number of alternative meetings to the World Economic Forum, and demonstrations against the forum, starting September 11. See... Greens to join alternative World Economic Forum [1] and Background on World Economic Forum [2] . Meanwhile Australian Greens Senator Bob Brown has been successful in getting Senate backing for a motion in support of the right to protest at the World Economic Forum (s11). See... Senate Backs Right to Protest at s11 [3] . ACT MP Owen Jennings has slammed the Green Party for supporting the pair of protesting MPs. see..Green WTO Protest Irresponsible - Jennings [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00119.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00120.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00062.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00134.htm


Mission Accomplished In West Timor

- Today’s UN mission to evacuate its people from Atambua in West Timor has been successfully completed with the UN employees crossing the border into the Australian Defence Force controlled area of East Timor at about 8.00 PM NZ time tonight, September 7. See …Second UN Evacuation Mission Completed [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0009/S00018.htm


Dollar Sinks Further

- Having driven the dollar down to a record low, the Government now wants to abandon it, National Finance spokesperson Bill English said today. See... The Dollar's So Low The Aussies Can Have It [1] - Importers Call For Cullen's Head [2] - ACT - NZ$ Plummets Again, Cullen Must Step Aside [3]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00129.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00038.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00118.htm


Scoop Opinion: Simon Upton

- When upton-on-line was launched, nearly a year ago, it was envisaged that each week would bring fresh material to jaded palates. New Zealand politics was judged capable of delivering a post-modern kaleidoscope of effervescent excitement. See... Upton-on-line: Back to Earth with a Thud [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00136.htm


Hard News Is Here: Forbidden Words

- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... Yes, after a chat with the Prime Minister this week, Tariana Turia agreed that she wouldn't refer to the devastation of the Maori population under colonisation as a "holocaust" ever again. See... HARD NEWS - Filtering Forbidden Words [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00040.htm


Loh Life: Fines, Thugz ‘n Harmony

- WELL it was a hard night in LOH’s LIFE on Wednesday. And according to Thursday’s papers it was an even harder night for our much maligned, overworked and understaffed police force – yeah right! See …Lohlife: Busted In The Scoop-mobile! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00037.htm


Guy’s World: The House Of Reps, starring J. Hunt

- Pretty much every day is casual Friday at the Scoop offices. However, as journalists, we do from time to time have to present a respectable front out on the job. Usually it’s Mondays, when I attend the Prime Minister’s press conferences. See... Guy’s World: Welcome To Parliament [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00039.htm


Sludge Report: Blood Red Justice (or perhaps not) At Mangaroa

- In Today's Edition: Evening Post At It Again - Mobsters Receive Nine Rapes Worth Of Justice For a Few Bruises See... Sludge Report #27 - Nine Rapes Worth Of Justice? [1] see also... Crown apology for incidents at Mangaroa [2] for the Crown apology for the Mangaroa assaults. See also... Wilson's Law Made Easy [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00032.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00107.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00135.htm


NZ Puts Pen To Paper In NY

- New Zealand's endorsement of six United Nations (UN) treaties shows the country's strong continued commitment to the UN's work, said Prime Minister Helen Clark, who is signing them at the New York Millennium Summit today. See... PM Signs Or Ratifies Six UN Treaties At Summit [1] and. NZ Ratifies Treaty On International Criminal Court [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00125.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00124.htm


Scoop World: UN Millennium Summit News

- Security Council facing “crisis of credibility,” Annan tells summit meeting - Security Council leaders resolve to strengthen UN peacekeeping - On day two of Millennium Summit, world forum on “right track” - At 2nd Millennium Summit ... See... UN NEWS: Security Council And UN Summit News [1] and Millennium Summit, world forum on "right track" [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00065.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00064.htm


Speechifying At The Millennium Summit

SECRETARY GENERAL - UN Secretary General Kofi Annan [1] ASIA/PACIFIC - Helen Clark UN Millennium Summit Address [2] - Chinese Premiere Jiang Zemin's [3] - Singapore Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong [4] - Nauru President Bernard Dowiyogo M.P [5] - Malaysia H.E. Dato' Seri Syed Hamid Albar [6] - Myanmar Chairman U Win Aung [7] THE AMERICAS - US President Bill Clinton [8] - Cuban President Fidel Castro's UN2K Address [9] - Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela President [10] WESTERN EUROPE - UK PM Tony Blair Speech [11] - French President Jacques Chirac UN2K Address [12] EASTERN BLOC - Russian President Vladimir Putin [13] - Ukraine President Leonid Kuchma [14] - Georgia President Edouard Sheverdnadze [15] - Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski [16] MIDDLE EAST - Syria Foreign Minister Farouk AI-Shara UN2K Speech [17] - Palestinian Chairman Yasser Arafat UN2K Address [18] - Saudi Arabia Deputy PM Prince Abdullah [19] - Jordan's King Abdullah 11 [20] - Iranian President Mohammad Khatami [21] - Israeli PM Ehud Barak [22] - Egypt (on behalf) Of Mohammed Hosni Mubarak [23] - Iraq Foreign Minister Tariq Aziz [24] AFRICA - Thabo Mbecki President of South Africa [25] - President of the Republic of Sierra Leone [26] SUBCONTINENT Pakistan CEO Pervez Musharraf's UN2K Address [27]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00052.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00097.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00048.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00072.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00071.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00076.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00075.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00051.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00060.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00068.htm
[11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00046.htm
[12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00059.htm
[13] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00049.htm
[14] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00067.htm
[15] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00066.htm
[16] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00077.htm
[17] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00058.htm
[18] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00057.htm
[19] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00054.htm
[20] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00053.htm
[21] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00050.htm
[22] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00047.htm
[23] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00074.htm
[24] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00073.htm
[25] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00070.htm
[26] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00069.htm
[27] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00061.htm

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