WATSON: Murder convict Scott Watson is to appeal his conviction for the murder of Ben Smart and Olivia Hope, his father says.
INDONESIA GIVES IN: Indonesian President BJ Habibe has said he will permit a United Nations Peacekeeping force into East Timor.
BRAWL: A brawl between two hockey teams in Wellington on the weekend saw one person admitted to an emergency medical centre for a checkup. He was OK and the game was called off early.
JOURNOS BRAWL: Rival Chinese and Taiwanese journalists came to blows at an Apec meeting yesterday, knocking a diplomat to the floor.
POLITICAL WEEK – Victoria Main – Shipley manages a gaffe-free Apec – Relief all round.
CLINTON: US President Bill Clinton and his daughter Chelsea took turns at grinding on an America’s Cup yacht in Auckland yesterday.
BURTON: Burton Shipley showed his hand at shearing yesterday. He is in charge of the leaders’ spouse programme.
AGREEMENT: New Zealand signed a free-trade agreement with Singapore over the weekend and agreed to look at doing the same with Chile.
CLINTON / ZEMIN: It was all smiles yesterday as US
President Bill Clinton and Chinese President Jiang Zemin met
for over an hour but the leaders could not break an impasse
over important security and trade