Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings - 27 June 2005
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I've given the date of Orwell's words lest someone think they were written by a contemporary bearing the writer's name. Recent events surely qualify the United States to claim some sort of title from the Guinness Book of Records such as the world's ...
In its latest update on the locust threat in Africa, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today called for intensified Survey operations in Sudan and neighbouring Eritrea after several swarms moved across the area in mid-June.
David Kirby's new book, "Evidence of Harm" is a must read for anyone seeking to understand the connection between autism and childhood vaccines containing the mercury based preservative Thimerosal. The book examines the political and legal ...
On International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June, Amnesty International announces that it is intensifying its work against torture and other cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment by launching a campaign against torture and ill-treatment ...
This week, over 600 of our fellow New Zealanders will pack up and move to Australia.
Prince William will attend a national water polo event at Waitakere City’s West Wave Aquatic Centre.
The Maori Party is today delighted to announce a list of sixty-two candidates, a list which represents the face of our future.
Mark Drolette Proposes A March On The Capitol - All right, I think the choir's been preached to long enough. Let's get out of the pews, start spreadin' the news, and reclaim our country already. It's time to march on Washington. (As in the District ...
The Ombudsman has intervened to ensure the Ministry of Health release the 2004 annual meningococcal disease report prepared by the ESR.
National's Foreign Affairs & Trade spokesman, Lockwood Smith, says Prime Minister Helen Clark is fast getting into a position where the public will not trust her on anything.
"Iraq Is Now Worse Than It Was Under Saddam," Iraqi Witness at the World Tribunal on Iraq
Girls can get into the blue jean groove with the Blue Belle fashion collection from the mary-kateandashley brand this winter!
In a bold attempt to flush out the National Party’s tax cut agenda in 2004, Progressive Party MP Matt Robson issued a press release entitled 'National wants both tax cuts for rich & more military spending'.
Philo L. Dibble, Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Organization Affairs Statement before the House Appropriations Subcommittee Washington, DC June 22, 2005
So what will you be spending your tax cuts on? What fabulous holiday do you have planned? Or perhaps you'll be remodelling the kitchen. Maybe a new house? Don Brash might like you to invest it, but of course it's your God-given right to spray it ...
Mike Williams was right all along. There was a deep, dark secret in the Budget. It was Labour letting their guard down to show mainstream New Zealanders just how out of touch they are.
New Zealand will support debt relief initiatives by paying off a share of developing country debt held by the World Bank, Aid Minister Marian Hobbs announced today.
Phil Goff Speech to the Otago Foreign Policy School, Otago University The theme of this year's Otago Foreign Policy School brings together two of the greatest challenges facing the world: security and development.
HAIFA ZANGANA, http://www.bintjbeil.com/articles/en/020917_zangana.html Haifa Zangana is an Iraqi-born novelist and former political prisoner. She went back to Iraq for the first time in 2004, after 25 years of exile. She was imprisoned in Abu Ghraib ...
Do I hear right? I turn the shower onto cold blast to check my senses are working OK. Have I just heard Don Brash, leader of the New Zealand National Party, the nation’s top polling party, saying, “Greens hate cars and electricity”? If so, roll on the ...
Inside: - PM’s Definition Of Mainstream Kiwi Wider Than Dr Brash’s Definition - Sports Tour Of Country In Turmoil ‘Not Really Cricket’ - Israeli Apology Better Late Than Never
All right, I think the choir's been preached to long enough. Let's get out of the pews, start spreadin' the news, and reclaim our country already. It's time to march on Washington. (As in the District of Columbia. If you end up in Spokane, don't blame ...
Prime Minister Helen Clark announced today that Israel has formally apologised to New Zealand for the actions of two of its citizens who attempted to obtain a New Zealand passport by fraudulent means.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade has confirmed that a New Zealand citizen was killed by a shark while swimming off a beach on Malekula Island in northern Vanuatu yesterday afternoon.
So it's settled then. Having initially sold himself as "socially liberal but fiscally conservative", someone who would run a balanced budget while supporting liberal social legislation, Don Brash has decided to run an election campaign based on the politics ...
Wellingtonians are being encouraged to keep their eyes peeled for campervans on the city’s highways and byways as the British and Irish Lions fans arrive in the city in for this Saturday’s Test Match.
Well, I'm glad that's over! Victoria's Secret, Janet Jackson, and all the rest of us, can now breathe a huge sigh of relief. Drapes are out. Breasts are back.
Australia, Monday June 27 2005: Biomedical devices developer, Visiomed Group Ltd (ASX:VSG) and ophthalmic surgical laser group, CustomVis (AIM:CUS), announced today that their ophthalmic imaging system, microEYE™, has begun a clinical evaluation ...
Thank you very much for inviting me to the Culminating Session of the World Tribunal on Iraq. I first went to Iraq in November of 2003 as an American citizen both frustrated and horrified by what my unelected government was doing.
A new fund has entered New Zealand’s venture capital market, focussing exclusively on local companies in key innovation sectors.