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Scoop Ratings - Today's Top 20

Today's top 20 rating items on Scoop are...

1: Scoop Images: The President 's Men

Two images of the secret service which is flanking Clinton's movements around Auckland.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00114.htm


2: Scoop Censored By Major Trade Unions

Acute observers may have noticed that Council of Trade Unions (CTU), Association of University Staff (AUS) and Post Primary Teachers Association (PPTA) press releases do not appear on Scoop while they do appear on another New Zealand political news ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00119.htm


3: Indonesia's Triumph - Operation "Restore Order"

Indonesia has been widely condemned over the past two weeks for its failure to keep order in East Timor. With calm apparently restored inside the Indonesian territory, Scoop's Alastair Thompson today brings you the first glimpses of the inside story ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00107.htm


4: Scoop Images: The President of the USA

Photos of the President of the USA en route in downtown Auckland - including large close-up. Photos by Jason Dorday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00113.htm


5: Noam Chomsky Comments On APEC Summit And Timor

There are many topics of major long-term significance that should be addressed at the APEC conference, but one is of consuming importance and overwhelming urgency. We all know exactly what it is, and why it must be placed at the forefront of concern ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00109.htm


6: The Pleasanties Of The Corporate Culture

Last month my father lost his job which, in a country with relatively high levels of unemployment is not in itself a big deal. However the nature in which the job was taken had me astounded at the coldness of the corporate culture. Jonathan Hill ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00070.htm


7: Scoop Images: More Images From APEC

Shipley Effig - Tempers Rise Over Indonesia - Offensive (confiscated) Clinton Banner

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00103.htm


8: Australia Getting Big Wake Up Call From NZ

New Zealand's number one energy drink V is taking the highly competititve Australian beverage market by storm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9909/S00061.htm


9: A Five-Country Free Trade Pact! Surely Not

NZ is rummoured to be in negotiating a five-country Free Trade pact with the US.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00116.htm


10: Labour - The Heads Down Approach Continues

Events over the last week prove either that the Labour Party hire extremely poor PR staff or that the party is committed to the heads down approach to this election campaign. Scoop's Jonathan Hill reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00080.htm


11: Scoop Images: Canada's PM, Spooks And Fatigue

More Scoop Images From APEC: Canada's PM - Secret Service - And Diplomatic Fatigue

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00120.htm


12: Upton Comes Out Of The Closet

Libertarianz Deputy Leader Richard McGrath said he was pleased to read a statement from Simon Upton dismissing speculation that he held any belief in the intrinsic nature of human rights. "This frank confession must come as a tremendous relief ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9909/S00066.htm


13: Cell Tower Radiation Rises - Resident Group

The permissible limit for exposing the public to radiation from cell towers for the functioning of cellular phones has been dramatically raised. But I have seen no reference to this in the daily media, which gets a lucrative income from advertising ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE9909/S00080.htm


14: National Radio Midday Bulletin

Parliament Recalled - McKinnon - Invitation Welcomed By UN - Duties - Clinton - Dili Quiet - Aid - APEC - APEC Protest - Motoring - School Slammed - Watson - Lottery Boss

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9909/S00090.htm


15: Prebble to sell out his ethics for $4?

"Either Richard Prebble would sell out his ethics for $4, doesn't value his time all that highly, or he has been inadequately briefed on student loans", University of Canterbury Students' Association President Darel Hall said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9909/S00065.htm


16: Slow Recovery At Moa Point

Monitoring of the marine environment at Moa Point, on Wellington's south coast, has shown that recovery after the closure of the 100-year-old sewerage outfall in June 1998 took longer than initially thought.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE9909/S00078.htm


17: Two American Citizens Arrested

New Zealand Police APEC Special Ops Two American citizens were arrested by police today and charged with Offensive Behaviour following a protest on Queen Street in Auckland. The pair, a male aged 50 and a female aged 62, are due to appear in the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00124.htm


18: Japan May Not Face Forestry and Fishery Tariffs

In a move which will certainly affect New Zealand, Japan may not have to accept-tariff reduction pressures in two sectors that it heavily protects - forestry and fisheries. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00117.htm


19: Act Supports Recall Of Parliament For Timor Debate

ACT Leader Richard Prebble said the ACT Party supported Jenny Shipley's initiative in recalling Parliament to debate the sending of peacekeepers to East Timor.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00267.htm


20: UN INVITED AFTERALL - COUNSULTATIONS TOMORROW

UN INVITED AFTERALL - COUNSULTATIONS TOMORROW NEWSFLASH: CNN is quoting Kofi Annan saying Indonesia has agreed to accept peace keepers. President B.J. Habibe is about to make an address to the nation. Scoop will bring more news as it comes to hand....

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00115.htm


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