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Scoop Ratings - Today's Top 20

1: US Intelligence Say Habibie “Right Type Of Person"

Recently declassified documents from the US Commerce Department reveal the Clinton White House intelligence report on Indonesian President, B.J. Habibie. In the CIA’s opinion Habibe is "the type of official needed today in developing countries." ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00140.htm


2: Scoop Images: Air New Zealand’s All Black Plane

Air New Zealand has added the All Blacks front row to the side of their newest Boeing 747 which will take Taine Randell and the All Blacks to the World Cup.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00171.htm


3: Labour Promises 62 New Ministries - Sowry

Labour has promised to create 62 Ministers, Ministries, Offices, Funds says Roger Sowry. See the list here.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00426.htm


4: 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


5: Minister Pays Tribute To Former Chief Censor

The Minister of Internal Affairs, Jack Elder has paid tribute to the former Chief Censor of Film and Literature, Kathryn Paterson, who died yesterday in Sydney.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00422.htm


6: Bradford's costing blunder

A massive blunder has been made by the government in attacking the costing of the Alliance's tertiary education package.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00418.htm


7: Labour's foolproof employment policy

Labour's employment policy includes one concept, which is guaranteed to create jobs, said the Hon Roger Sowry, Minister of Employment.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00425.htm


8: No Appeals Against Winebox Decision – Time To Act

The legal fight over the Winebox Report is over and Rt Hon Winston Peters is the winner.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00413.htm


9: 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


10: Job Growth Facts Speak for Themselves

Minister for Enterprise and Commerce, Max Bradford, today rejected claims by the Engineers Union that jobs created by the Employment Contracts Act are predominantly casual, part-time and low-paid.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00412.htm


11: Telecom “Bullies” Us Again - Peters

New Zealand First has accused Telecom of “bullying” tactics over it’s charging of Internet customers more for using local lines from 1 November 1999.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00424.htm


12: Anti Independence Coalition Forms In Timor

Militia leaders are saying let the UN troops die of malaria while Indonesian troops watch with apparent bemusement as members of the UN forces arrive in East Timor dressed in heavy battle fatigues, armoured vests, full packs and ammunition belts in the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00174.htm


13: Govt. Misleads NZ Public Over Training Indonesians

Defence Minister Max Bradford is misleading the New Zealand public by saying four Indonesian army officers are here only to study "philosophy", the Green Party said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9909/S00090.htm


14: Sky Loses Replay Rights To News And Holmes

TV ONE has today advised SKY Network Television Ltd of its intention to withdraw the rights to replay One Network News and Holmes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9909/S00109.htm


15: North Korea - Another Flash Point?

Late last week the Clinton administration announced the easing of trade, banking and travel restrictions on North Korea which had been in place since the Korean armistice in 1953. Is this another flash-point in the making? John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00172.htm


16: Alliance Education Policy An Attack On Business

"Most small businesses don't own their premises, but lease. As part of the lease requirement they have to meet the cost of any rates. This new tax proposed by the Alliance will be passed on by landlords to small business who won't be able to pass ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00414.htm


17: Oz tax move must be seen in context

"Australia's decision to ease the corporate tax rate down to 30 cents over the next two years must be seen in context," Labour finance spokesperson Michael Cullen said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00436.htm


18: No Time Limit On War Crimes Investigation

Rumblings are beginning in Jakarta over reports that a British-led team of 50 UN investigators are expected to arrive in East Timor this week to begin a war crimes inquiry. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00170.htm


19: 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


20: 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/stories/HL9909/S00166.htm

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