INDONESIA SNUBS WORLD: Indonesia rebuffed worldwide pressure last night to bring order to bloodies Timor as thousands of refugees tried to escape.
MOBIL RISES PRICES: Mobil raised the prices of petrol by 2.6 cents per litre from midnight last night. The move has not yet been followed by other companies.
CRISIS TALKS: The East Timor crisis talks in Auckland today risk being toothless as Indonesia and key Asian players stay away from the meeting.
LOTTO PAYS: The Lotteries Commission paid for the wives of commission members to fly business class to an international gambling conference in Norway last week.
BUGGING: Trevor Mallard yesterday denied being involved in a conspiracy to bug Aotearoa Televisin Network Directors.
ACC PAY: The ACC Board is under fire after it has been revealed that the chief executive is paid $450,000 per year.
COCKPIT RECORDERS: Under legislation passed last night cockpit voice recorders can now not be used as evidence in criminal or civil proceedings.
US IN TIMOR: The US was likely to
provide logistical support for a mission is East Timor,
Defence Minister Max Bradford said