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Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20

Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...

1: The Implications Of The CTU Scoop Censorship

As a journalist working extremely hard to produce a service that I want to be the best of its kind I am angered and astounded that the New Zealand Council of Trade Unions seems set on trying to undermine Scoop Media.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00169.htm


2: 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


3: "Today The Real Bludgers Are At The Top"

Speech Notes from an Address by the Rt Hon Winston Peters to a Public Meeting at 2:30 pm on Sunday 19th September 1999 at Mount Albert Grammar School, 36 Alberton Avenue, Mount Albert, AUCKLAND.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00385.htm


4: 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


5: Scoop Column: Abolish IMF And World Bank

The annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank in Washington next week will discuss whether commercial banks and private investors should play a bigger role in bailing out troubled national economies. Scoop’s West Coast correspondent John Howard writes ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00167.htm


6: Greens Say NZ Importing Glow-In-The-Dark GE Mice

Mice that glow in the dark are to be used for medical experiments in New Zealand, Green Party Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons revealed today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00387.htm


7: Treading On Toes - US Business In Indonesia

"We have myriad business interests in Indonesia," said US State Department spokesperson, Jaine Rubin, when explaining his government's reluctant involvement in East Timor. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00168.htm


8: 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


9: ACT New Zealand Party List

PRESS RELEASE ACT New Zealand Party List 19 September 1999 Position Surname First Name 1 Prebble Richard 2 Shirley Ken 3 Franks Stephen 4 Awatere Huata Donna 5 Hide Rodney 6 Jennings Owen 7 Newman Muriel 8 Webster Penny 9 Eckhoff Gerry 10 Roy Heather ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00379.htm


10: "Are votes more important than jobs?"

Wellington students were concerned last week at Labour deputy-leader Michael Cullen's flippant attitude towards employment. At a public meeting, local student and Young National Brendan Pallesen raised concerns over job losses on the West Coast with ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9909/S00087.htm


11: Government Fails To Research Policy

A letter received from the Ministry of Education has confirmed the APSU Student Unions fear that the Bright Future strategy announced by National was based not on solid research but on conjecture and untested assumptions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED9909/S00025.htm


12: Govt. suppressing NZQA scandal

The Government is holding back information outlining spending within the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, Labour education spokesperson Trevor Mallard said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00405.htm


13: 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


14: Tertiary Ed Minister caught with foot in mouth

The Alliance said Max Bradford should have read the Alliance Tertiary policy before putting his foot in it.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00398.htm


15: Men And Women For War But Not Student Allowances

University of Canterbury Students’ Association President, Darel Hall, will make the following comment in Canta magazine this week. Darel Hall was a territorial soldier for five years, and has led the UCSA in laying wreaths at Anzac day for the last ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED9909/S00024.htm


16: Scoop Archive: Once upon a time there was a small island nation..

United Party Leader Peter Dunne's speech in the debate on sending peacekeepers to East Timor was in the form of a story about a small island nation...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/c8/a8/199909201259.59ac25a2.html


17: 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


18: Alliance tertiary education policy announced

Phasing out of tertiary fees, zero interest on student loans and the introduction of allowances for all students are the main features of the Alliance tertiary education policy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00399.htm


19: National Radio Midday Bulletin

Troops In Timor - Stent - Tax - Alliance Tax - Investigation - PTU - Christchurch Coal - Shooting - New Bank - Trampers Missing - Plants Dying

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9909/S00136.htm


20: Peacekeepers A Beacon Of Hope, Says PM

New Zealand's soldiers going to East Timor will be a beacon of hope for a beleaguered, weary people, Prime Minister Jenny Shipley said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00391.htm

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