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The Evening Post

Today’s Post is dominated by coverage of East Timor. The page runs under the banner headline - 'We are facing genocide'. The stories include:

Bill Clinton charging Indonesia with failing to stop "gross abuses;

More than 100 people and 40 catholic aid workers are among those reported massacred in East Timor.

Jose Ramos has arrived in NZ and warned NZ and APEC members they will be morally responsible if they do not stop the killings in East Timor.

Also on the front page:

As the Post went to press the jury was still out in the Hope And Smart Case.

The engine of a 1987 Jaguar XJS exploded in a central city carpark.


Travellers are deserting Ansett as industrial problems plague the airline.

Jim Sutton quits his forestry spokesman role over Labour's policy.

Mystery surrounds the sudden departuure of staff from Murray McCully's staff.

The Editorial concludes that the Taranaki wharf plan looks good on paper.

The business pages lead with a call for Wellington to promote itself more to corporates to stop their drift away from the capital.


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