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Howard’s End: Avoiding Another Asian Crisis
Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Questions & Answers
OLYMPIC UPDATE: Sailors Remain Serious Contenders
TVNZ Charter Announced
Overstayers Offered Last Chance
Prof. Jane Kelsey: Trade Treaty Dilutes Our Sovereignty
Kiwi Dollar Falling Again
Scoop Opinion: Currency Strategy For Currency Union
Sutton Welcomes China/US PNTR Approval
Scoop World: US Senate Votes For Normal Trade With China
Scoop World: Chaudhry Addresses CMAG

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Howard’s End: Avoiding Another Asian Crisis

- The Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics predicted today that economic growth in the US will ease but it expects this to be partially offset by growth in Asia. But Asia still has real problems. John Howard writes. See... Howard’s End: Avoiding Another Asian Crisis [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00132.htm


Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Questions & Answers

- Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: Overstayers – Emigration and the Economy – Overstayers – NZ Post and the Kiwi Bank – Wairarapa Polytechnic - Capital Flows – ERO Review – TVNZ, Sky, TV3 and Parliamentary Broadcasts - Treaty Clauses - Nurse ... See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day - 20 September [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00131.htm


OLYMPIC UPDATE: Sailors Remain Serious Contenders

- DISASTER at the equestrian course was followed by chaos on the water but thankfully for New Zealand's increasingly disappointing Olympic campaign our sailors emerged unscathed to remain serious medal contenders. See... SCOOP Olympic Update, Wednesday 19 Sept, 2000 [1] See also…Horse Injuries Dash Medal Hopes Again [2] ... more Olympics News Flash's below...and HERE [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00130.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00126.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=olympics


TVNZ Charter Announced

- The government has approved for consultation with the public and with the broadcasting industry the draft text of a charter for Television New Zealand, the Minister of Broadcasting, Marian Hobbs, announced today. See... TVNZ Draft Charter Released [1] for the release and the Text of the Draft Charter. REACTION: - NAT: KATHERINE RICH - TVNZ Charter states the obvious [2] - NZF WINSTON PETERS - TVNZ Charter Nonsensical Drivel - Peters [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00298.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00304.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00303.htm


Overstayers Offered Last Chance

The Minister of Immigration, Lianne Dalziel, said the Government has approved a one-off measure offering long-term, “well-settled” overstayers the opportunity to regularise their status in New Zealand before tough new immigration laws take effect. See... Last Chance For Well-Settled Overstayers [1] REACTION: - ACT: RICHARD PREBBLE - Winston Peters - Hypocrisy over Overstayers [2] - GREEN: KEITH LOCKE - Amnesty Arrangement Should Go Further - Greens [3] - NZF: WINSTON PETERS - Immigration System Must Be Cleaned Up [4] - NAT: ARTHUR ANAE - Minister must put amnesty on the agenda [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00301.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00312.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00308.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00302.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00292.htm


Prof. Jane Kelsey: Trade Treaty Dilutes Our Sovereignty

- Imagine the Government has announced a law that would prohibit any future government from ever reintroducing tariffs on anything, while it concedes that more factories will close and workers, mainly Maori and Pacific Island women, will lose their jobs ... See... Dialogue: Trade Treaty Dilutes Our Sovereignty [1] . See also the views of Aotearoa Educators... Frustration at Farcical Democratic 'debate' [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00100.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00102.htm


Kiwi Dollar Falling Again

- At 4pm this afternoon the Kiwi dollar had fallen around half a cent against the US and was back close to buying 41 US Cents. Dollar In Motion Links - (YAHOO - USD [1] )

[1] - http://quote.yahoo.com/m5?a=1&s=NZD&t=USD


Scoop Opinion: Currency Strategy For Currency Union

- "A topic that has raised its head in recent weeks is the possibility of currency union between Australia and New Zealand. The NZ Prime Minister has mentioned it on a number of occasions as an idea worth considering." Deutsche Bank economist David Plank comments. See... Strategy: Currency Union and Convergence [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0009/S00108.htm


Sutton Welcomes China/US PNTR Approval

- Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton today welcomed the United States Senate's approval of permanent normal trade relations with China. See... United States Congress Passes China Trade Vote [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00317.htm


Scoop World: US Senate Votes For Normal Trade With China

- United States Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky today issued the following statement regarding the Senate's 83-15 vote to approve Permanent Normal Trade Relations (PNTR) for China. See... White House - PNTR Passage "An Historic Moment" [1] , Barshefsky and Albright On PNTR for China [2] and Senate Passes China PNTR Bill with 83-15 vote [3] MORE INTERNATIONAL NEWS - PHILIPPINES - Philippines Radio Station Bombed [4] and French Journalists Vulnerable Amid Jolo Fighting [5] - TIMOR - Spy Monitor Can Probe Timor Records Loss [6] and Files Show Australian Govt Lied About Timor Deaths [7] - SOLOMON ISLANDS - Solomon Islands Govt Introduces Internal Media Ban [8] - FIJI -Fiji Times Letter Warns Democracy Supporters [9]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00186.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00187.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00185.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00191.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00192.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00190.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00188.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00189.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00183.htm


Scoop World: Chaudhry Addresses CMAG

- It gives me great pleasure to be standing before you today and I would like to thank you all, most sincerely, for permitting me to make this submission on behalf of the People's Coalition Government of Fiji. See... Chaudhry Address To CMAG [1] MORE INTERNATIONAL NEWS - INDONESIA - NGOs demand arms embargo for West Timor crisis [2] - TIMOR - TIMOR TODAY 19 SEPTEMBER 2000 [3] - SOLOMONS - Militant faction prepared to release pilot [4] - UNITED STATES - Indian PM Vajpayee And US President Clinton [5] , US President At Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Dedication [6] and Rank and File Workers Challenge U.S. Human Rights [7]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00179.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00170.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00178.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00168.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00177.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00174.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00171.htm

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