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Howard’s End: Who Are The Friends Of The World’s Poor?
Upton Online: Departure Of A Fossil Explained
Richard Prebble’s Letter From Wellington
WEEKEND OLYMPIC UPDATES:
Scoop Sport: Log Of Wood Heads South
Carnival Against Capitalism Tomorrow
Eco-Economy: Are We Bludgers?
Scoop Opinion: Implications Of Singapore Trade Agreement
Stateside: A Kiwi’s View Of The Presidential Campaign Trail
Scoop Business: Foreign Investment Increase
Scoop Business: NZ Post In Online Venture
Kiwi Airforce Retain Bullseye Trophy
Scoop World: Both Sides Claim Victory In Yugoslav Polls
Scoop World: Bush Closes The Gap In U.S. Presidential Race
S26: Danish Death Happening In Prague
Guy’s World: Mary And The Sun Bear (with images)

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Howard’s End: Who Are The Friends Of The World’s Poor?

- The IMF and World Bank are due to meet in Prague this week and will likely claim they are now the “best friends of the poor,” while Aussie multimillionaire, Dick Smith, claims globalisation has gone wrong and that multinationals are now so huge they are bigger than government's. John Howard writes. See... Howard’s End: The IMF, World Bank and Dick Smith [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00164.htm


Upton Online: Departure Of A Fossil Explained

- Readers will be aware that yesterday upton-on-line – or at least his non-cyber double – announced his intention to retire from Parliament early in the New Year to take up a position with the OECD in Paris. See... Upton-on-line: Earthquake Dislodges Fossil [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00382.htm


Richard Prebble’s Letter From Wellington

- It has been claimed that all great political changes can be traced back to one piece of writing. Last week may have signalled such a change. ACT MP, Dr Muriel Newman, tabled in parliament a research paper by the Labour Department's senior research ... See... Richard Prebble's Letter from Wellington, 25/9/00 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00392.htm


WEEKEND OLYMPIC UPDATES:

DAY NINE - NEW ZEALAND skill on the water was again highlighted today when former world champion board-sailor Aaron McIntosh took the bronze medal in the men's mistral class yachting on Sydney Harbour. See... SCOOP Olympic Update, Sunday 24 Sept, 2000 [1] - BOARD-sailing wonder woman Barbara Kendall has etched her name in Olympic legend as one of the greatest New Zealand athletes in history by earning her third consecutive medal by winning bronze at Sydney 2000. See... SCOOP Olympic Update, Sunday 24 Sept, 2000 [2] - IN the greatest women's marathon in Olympic history Japan's Naoko Takahasi revealed incredible endurane to shatter the games record to win gold with the 14th ever fastest time of 2hrs 23 mins 14 secs. See... SCOOP Olympic Update, Sunday, 24 Sept, 2000 [3] - THE FASTEST human beings in the world were revealed last night as USA sprint stars Marion Jones and Maurice Green exploded 100 metres down the track at Stadium Australia to each win gold in the glamour event of Sydney 2000. See... SCOOP Olympic Update, Sunday 24 Sept, 2000 [4] DAY EIGHT - A GOLD MEDAL has been hung around the neck of world-champion rower Rob Waddell who earned the title of New Zealand's first Olympic champion at Sydney 2000 with an awesome display of power to decimate his opponents in today's single sculls at Penrith Lakes. See... SCOOP Olympic Update, Saturday, 23 Sept, 2000 [5] For more Olympics news...CLICK HERE [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00163.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00162.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00161.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00160.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00158.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=olympics


Scoop Sport: Log Of Wood Heads South

- RANFURLY Shield and NPC rugby, Waikato v Canterbury Saturday, 23 Sept, 2000, Rugby Park, Hamilton. Match Report Mathew Loh. See... RANFURLY SHIELD and NPC rugby CANTY v WAIKATO [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00159.htm


Carnival Against Capitalism Tomorrow

- The Carnival Against Capitalism returns! A further global day of action against capitalism is planned for September 26, the date of the IMF/WTO annual meeting in Prague, Czech Republic. For More Info See... http://www.tao.ca/~cec/ See... Scoop Images: Wgtn: Carnival against Capitalism [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00119.htm


Eco-Economy: Are We Bludgers?

- “Most mainstream media and the right side of our political elite says we as a nation are spending more then we earn. This is a blatant misrepresentation of the problem,” writes Finlay Thompson. See... Eco-Economy: A Culture Change is Required [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00157.htm


Scoop Opinion: Implications Of Singapore Trade Agreement

- There are vital constitutional and policy implications in the controversy over the Singapore free trade agreement (officially called a “Closer Economic Partnership” because the words “free trade” have had a bad press lately). See... Implications Of Singapore Agreement [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00120.htm


Stateside: A Kiwi’s View Of The Presidential Campaign Trail

- Rosalea Barker - based in the US - is Scoop’s new US Presidential elections columnist and will be filing a round-up of news, views and observations from the campaign trail every Monday from now till the poll. See... US Elections: The Equestrian Events [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00165.htm


Scoop Business: Foreign Investment Increase

- New Zealand received $10.0 billion of foreign investment in the year ended March 2000, $4.2 billion more than in 1999. Foreign investment flows into New Zealand continue to exceed New Zealand's investment abroad. See... Increase In Foreign Investment [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00122.htm


Scoop Business: NZ Post In Online Venture

- eVentures New Zealand announced today that the New Zealand Post Board has approved New Zealand Post taking a 20 percent shareholding in MessageMedia New Zealand. See... NZ Post Enters Major Online Communication Venture [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0009/S00126.htm


Kiwi Airforce Retain Bullseye Trophy

- A Hercules crew from the Royal New Zealand Air Force has beaten tactical air transport crews from the Royal Air Force (RAF) and Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) to retain the Bullseye trophy. See... Scoop Images: Kiwi Air Force Wins GOLD [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0009/S00047.htm


Scoop World: Both Sides Claim Victory In Yugoslav Polls

- BELGRADE, Yugoslavia -- As the people of Yugoslavia await the official results of Sunday's crucial election, both supporters and opponents of President Slobodan Milosevic are claiming victory. See... Both Sides Claim Victory In Yugoslav Polls [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00227.htm


Scoop World: Bush Closes The Gap In U.S. Presidential Race

- WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Six weeks before the U.S. presidential election, polls Sunday showed Republican George W. Bush has erased Democrat Al Gore's lead and the race is tied once again. See... Bush Catches Gore In U.S. Presidential Race [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00228.htm


S26: Danish Death Happening In Prague

- Danish demonstrators organise a happening on death during the annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund in Prague on September 24 and 26 See... Requiem for the World Bank's Victims [1] and S26: Jubilee 2000 Protest In Old Town Square [2] MORE INTERNATIONAL STORIES - YUGOSLAVIA - Canadian Observers In Yugoslavia [3] - KASHMIR - Kashmir: APHC leaders warn of Nuclear Holocaust [4] - SOLOMON ISLANDS - Feature: Criminals Hold Honiara Citizens 'Hostage' [5] - FIJI - Bomb Designer Militaryman: Police [6] and Police Probe Threatening Letter In Fiji Times [7] - PHILIPPINES - Symposium - Conflict In The Philippines [8] - EAST TIMOR - Federation Urges Delay of Indonesia Aid Meet [9]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00215.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00226.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00213.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00225.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00224.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00220.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00218.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00216.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00214.htm


Guy’s World: Mary And The Sun Bear (with images)

- Scoop’s Guy MacGibbon travels to a zoo and a gig and brings back pictures. See... Guy’s World: Zoo And Rock Double Feature [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00155.htm

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