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Scoop Ratings - Yesterday's Top 20

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

1: Deceit And Deception - US Dealings in Indonosia

Deception, Deceit and Betrayal - More revelations today from official declassifed US Commerce Department documents on United States government dealings in Indonesia. John Howard reports, "Follow the Money."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00200.htm


2: Scoop Opinion: Fire In The Sky

As Kiwi and Aussie diggers hunker down in Dili tonight their future is being decided not at home - where loved ones wait and elected leaders worry - but in Jakarta where the worries of East Timor are increasingly playing second fiddle to a domestic political ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00195.htm


3: HARD NEWS: Nice Dress, Shame About the Economy

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... so sorry to have missed last week's post-Apec appointment, but I was drugged by a shadowy group with links to powerful international financial interests and then taken to a secret location.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00206.htm


4: The end is nigh

Labour Leader Helen Clark said today that with the election campaign poised to begin, three events in the past 24 hours emphasise the failure of nine years of National government and the need for a new Labour government.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00524.htm


5: The Ongoing Bali Bank Scandal

The Bank Bali scandal is turning into a long-running saga which has almost all the elements of a TV soap opera. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00205.htm


6: Peace in our time - Gordon Campbell

If Indonesia has treated the outside world with contempt over the last few weeks, it has been encouraged to do so. For decades, Indonesia was given carte blanche to rule East Timor as it saw fit, while New Zealand assured Jakarta that nothing would ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00202.htm


7: Burglars Commit 20,000+ Privacy Heist - Wishart

The author of a bestselling book on privacy says a burglary that’s netted criminals the names, addresses and possibly even credit card details of thousands of New Zealanders may be the biggest ever privacy breach in this country.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00188.htm


8: Cannabis Campaigner challenges for Te Tai Tonga

“I am respectfully asking that Maori of Te tai Tonga consider my humble and symbolic offer to cross the racial boundary as a non-separatist candidate.” In what he considers a dramatic statement Mr Anderson is challenging the way New Zealand usually thinks ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9909/S00094.htm


9: News Background - General Wiranto On Law And Order

The following article was found on the web by Scoop's West Coast correspondent John Howard - it sheds some light on General Wiranto's views on the need for security and the role of the military in Indonesian society.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00198.htm


10: Rankin - Ansett NZ Pilots Confront 90s' Reality

For most of this month, Ansett New Zealand pilots have been in dispute with their employer. Ansett New Zealand is 100% owned by News Corporation (meaning media magnate, Rupert Murdoch). The dispute is not just about Ansett.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00189.htm


11: A Tale Of Two Apecs - Mark Revington

Just in case it hadn't penetrated the dim depths that politicians suspect pass as brains among much of the fourth estate, Jenny Shipley drums it into our thick skulls at the final Apec press conference. APEC. IS. IMPORTANT.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00203.htm


12: Scoop Archive: Scoop Opinion: Fire In The Sky

As Kiwi and Aussie diggers hunker down in Dili tonight their future is being decided not at home - where loved ones wait and elected leaders worry - but in Jakarta where the worries of East Timor are increasingly playing second fiddle to a domestic political ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/f9/cd/199909241203.1eea4004.html


13: The Mood In Jakarta Is Tense...

10am Jakarta Time - 3pm NZT: "We're expecting 10,000 students in the street, and I'd give you better than even money one of them get's shot", a Jakarta journalist tells Scoop down the phone line. And yes the new "security" laws before ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00194.htm


14: Australia To Become America's Peacekeeping Deputy

Post-Timor, Australia will upgrade its defence forces and embrace a new role as the United States' peacekeeping "deputy" in Asia. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00191.htm


15: 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


16: Ansett Pilot's Information Sheet On Lockout

The travel plans of thousands of New Zealanders have already been disrupted by Ansett’s decision to lock out pilots. The pilots have been LOCKED OUT, they are not on strike. Ansett have refused our offer to fly for no wages during the period of the school ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE9909/S00175.htm


17: Economic growth slowed by falling exports

Economic activity decreased in the June quarter by 0.3 per cent, said Government Statistician Len Cook when releasing the latest Gross Domestic Product figures. For the year to June, the economy grew by 0.6 per cent, the result of consistent growth ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9909/S00124.htm


18: Scoop Archive: TV1 News - EAST TIMOR SPECIAL

NZ Shrinks - EAST TIMOR (Extended Coverage) - Statement From Dr Bottrill - Jailed! For Art

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/42/f2/199909241845.07afd045.html


19: Survey Confirms Scoop Social Decline Investigation

A report which shows 73 percent of households cannot meet all regular bills confirms Scoop reports into the plight of low socio-economic families.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00199.htm


20: Call for intervention in West Timor ...

Bishop Pain Ratu of Atambua, West Timor, is pleading for an extension of the UN mandate to the whole of the island of Timor, in order to prevent further massive slaughter of innocent civilians.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE9909/S00169.htm

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