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Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20

The top 20 rating items on Scoop yesterday were...

1: Images: Shooting - WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT

They show what appear to be Indonesian troops gunning down a youth in the street's of East Timor as he runs away.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00151.htm


2: Scoop News Analysis: East Timor - The End Game

What is really going on in East Timor and Jakarta? Scoop's Alastair Thompson surveys the limited sources of information currently available and attempts to reconcile what is clearly a very complicated crisis.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00157.htm


3: Is East Timor Really "Out Of Control"?

A front-page New York Times article about the precarious situation in East Timor (9/12/99) began by reporting that Indonesian "Gen. Wiranto, conceded Saturday that he had lost control of elements of his military" that were operating on ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00156.htm


4: House Resonant With Sincerity As Troops Farewelled

Scoop House Coverage: Snippets of the debate. Jenny Shipley, Helen Clark, Jim Anderton, Ron Mark, Richard Prebble, Jeanette Fitzsimons and Peter Dunne on NZ's East Timor peacekeeping deployment.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00158.htm


5: Scoop Art: Soldier Of Hope

A picture and poem.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00162.htm


6: Election Date To Be Announced Next Weekend

Prime Minister Jenny Shipley said today she will announce the date of the 1999 general election following a special caucus to be held in Auckland on Sunday 26 September.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00369.htm


7: Scoop's Latest Words On Lord Of The Rings Filming

Scoop understands that some filming for the massive trilogy The Lord Of The Rings is to take place in the countryside West of Masterton.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00150.htm


8: Rebels delighted with election results

Prebble's Rebels New Zealand President Clint Heine is delighted with the results of the Victoria University Students Association (VUWSA) student elections.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9909/S00083.htm


9: Hey Richard; When, Where, How Much Did It Cost Us?

Richard Prebble's admission that he's finally taken up residence in Wellington poses more questions about the embattled Act leader's fixed abode.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9909/S00079.htm


10: The New Zealand First / Alliance Struggle

With an almost identical support base, the biggest head to head party clash in the coming election promises to be between New Zealand First and the Alliance. Early signs show the Alliance suffering as the Peters campaign takes hold. Jonathan Hill ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00148.htm


11: Scoop Today - Meanwhile In Other News

Meanwhile there is a whole bunch of other stuff happening too...including an announcement of an announcement date for the next election.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00161.htm


12: Timberlands' Deals Aimed At Forcing Govt. Hand

New Timberlands West Coast contracts are aimed at forcing the next Government into logging native forests, Green Party Co-Leader Rod Donald said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00370.htm


13: Then Do Your Research Minister

The Minister of Tertiary Education, Max Bradford claimed in the latest Women's Weekly (20th Sept); "We have seen no hard evidence of students being denied bank loans, putting off buying houses or delaying starting families as a result of their student ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED9909/S00020.htm


14: Timor Troops - For How Long? How Much Resistance?

Janes Defence Weekly is reporting the around 8,000 strong UN force (INTERFET) being deployed to East Timor can expect to be there for two years. What combat opposition are they likely to encounter? John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00153.htm


15: Scoop Archive: Scoop Art: Soldier Of Hope

A picture and poem.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/1d/4a/199909180222.fd72d101.html


16: TV3 6pm News

ANZACS OFF - AIRDROP - BUILDUP - ELECTION - ACC KILLER - HOSTAGE DRAMA - FLOYD - ALL BLACK PLANE

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9909/S00127.htm


17: Minister's Ignorance Hardly Surprising - Students

Claims by Max Bradford in this week's Woman's Weekly that student loans are not restricting people from obtaining bank loans, buying houses or starting families are not surprising given his general inability to understand the tertiary education sector, said Co-President ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED9909/S00018.htm


18: Criticisms Of Orange Roughy Claims Rejected

The Forest and Bird Protection Society today rejected claims by the Minister of Fisheries and the fishing industry that orange roughy was sustainably managed.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9909/S00082.htm


19: The Evening Post

Stadium - Watson - NIWA - Timor - Driver Attacked - Sultan Tips - Radios

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9909/S00128.htm


20: Scoop Ratings - Today's Top 20

The top 20 rating items on Scoop so far today are...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00159.htm


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