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The top 20 rating items on Scoop over the weekend were...
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More revelations about Fijiam Coup Leader George Speight’s involvment into a pyramid selling scheme was revealed to an Australian State Parliament yesterday reports the Sydney Morning Herald.
According to our Finance Minister, Michael Cullen, I, and the many thousands of other New Zealand entrepreneurs and businessmen, are a bunch of scheming, plotting would-be criminals who, if given half a chance, would enjoy nothing more than to rip off the ...
Today's Sludge Report relates a strange tale involving the visit of a NZ MP to Fiji on a speaking trip, free money for the secretive and greedy, and a so called "financial freedom" movement which promotes tax avoidance, offshore trusts and VERY high yield ...
Courtesy of http://theonering.net and photographer Karen Tucker - Lord of the Rings Director Peter Jackson with the Olympic Flame in Wellington's Civic Square yesterday.
While Fiji coup leader George Speight meets with a group of Western Fijian chiefs to discuss solutions to the crisis, the military Government has distanced themselves from another delegation of chiefs which met Mr. Speight yesterday.
George Speight's seizure of Fiji's parliament may have shocked the world, but it comes as less of a surprise to those familiar with the situation here in Fiji.
Business interests in New Zealand have been lobbying hard to make the Labour-led government more "business friendly". The Parliamentary Labour Party seems to be acquiescing to this pressure.
REFORMING THE LEASING AND THE USE OF AGRICULTURAL LAND IN FIJI: An Economic Incentive Approach
Today the a Serious Fraud Officer said the fact that Bankers are knowingly taking huge sums of money from customers is the responsibility of the polititians to remedy.
The East Timor Action Network (ETAN) today called on the U.S. government to cancel plans to conduct a joint military exercise with the Indonesian military (TNI) this summer. This training is part of a proposed program to gradually restore military ...
Upton-on-line has been hunkered down on the farm this week. Perhaps there really is some truth in the old belief that rural virtue is pitted against city vice. Perhaps it’s just having to rely on the media. But from the depths of the provinces, the ...
Over 13,500 of around 17,000 submissions on the Employment Relations Bill support the proposed legislation, says Employment and Accident Insurance Legislation Select Committee chair Graham Kelly.
Libertarianz Deputy Leader Richard McGrath says he would sleep more soundly at night if the Greens Agriculture Spokesman, and most of his tree-hugging colleagues, got back in their Tardis and travelled back to the Stone Age and their waiting families.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... what didn't happen: democracy hasn't been overthrown by an out-of-town con man and a few hired goons. Not here, anyway.
Manufacturing sales rose by 2.0 per cent in the March 2000 quarter after seasonal variations were removed, according to Statistics New Zealand's latest Quarterly Manufacturing Survey.
Police investigating the brutal murder of 23 year-old Glen Innes resident Kylie JONES have set up an 0800 number for the public to use.
Key points * Export prices rose by 1.9% qoq while import prices rose by 4.8% qoq. * Compared with Q1/1999, export prices were 9.7% higher, while import prices were 11.2% higher. * The market had expected rises in export and import prices of 2.6% ...
http://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/0006/0cd3a7068619946778ad.jpeg Murder Victim - Kylie Sheree JONES
The following images show an underwater erruption taking place near the Solomon Islands.. for more information see... Scientists See Fiery Birth Of New Pacific Island in the Science wire.
JAKARTA -- Former President Suharto yesterday lost his first legal battle after his fall from power when his multi-billion dollar libel suit against Time magazine was thrown out by a Jakarta court. Central Jakarta District Judge Sihol Sitompul ruled ...