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Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20

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

1: The Biggest Money Laundering Scandal In History

Concern is mounting worldwide that donor-money countries provide to the IMF and World Bank for loans may not be reaching those in need. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00007.htm


2: Hard News - Doing It For The Kids

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... so we have a date with democracy on November 27, and not November 6. The Prime Minister has apparently surprised the pundits and disappointed some of her caucus by going for the earlier date.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00004.htm


3: Kevin Roberts - Honk If You Love Toyota!

What's driving the future of automotive brands? Address to the Toyota Australia dealers conference Sydney, 23 September 1999

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9910/S00010.htm


4: Rebel Caucus Members Slam Labour Tertiary Policy

Members of the Rebel Caucus have slammed Labour's Tertiary Education policy, released on Wednesday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9910/S00004.htm


5: Is Janet Mackey's team a union team?

Labour's East Coast candidate relies on Unions Is Janet Mackey's team a union team?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00035.htm


6: Week One On The Election Campaign

Last weeks announcement of the November 27 election date has well and truly seen campaigning by all parties begin in earnest. Jonathan Hill reports on the first of nine long weeks.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00003.htm


7: Govt ducking questions on Winz debacle

The Government appears determined to duck Parliamentary questions on the Auditor-General's inquiry into the Work and Income NZ chartered aircraft affair, says Labour's social welfare spokesperson Steve Maharey.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00039.htm


8: Massey delays fee setting until after the election

WINZ has two months to prepare for a massive influx of loan and allowance applications from Massey University students. Massey is waiting until after the 27 November election to announce fees for 2000.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00008.htm


9: Y2K: Prepared Or Compliant?

With less that 90 to go before Year 2000, a new poll reveals fifty-six percent of corporate leaders from US companies operating in the global market, plan to put aside nine days of food and withdraw ten days worth of cash in anticipation of y2k computer ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00006.htm


10: National Radio Midday Bulletin

East Timor - Gang Tax Trial - Drugging and Rape Trial - Taxes And Values - Netball Loss - Skiing Looking Good

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9910/S00011.htm


11: MP numbers debate welcome

The initiative of the group of academics campaigning against the referendum to reduce the numbers of MPs in Parliament is warmly commended by Waitakere MP and Chair of the Electoral Law Select Committee, Hon Marie Hasler,

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00042.htm


12: The Myths Of Genetic Engineering Corrected

A 'myth sheet' on genetic engineering produced by Consumers for Education about Genetic Engineering.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE9910/S00001.htm


13: Driver Licensing Changes In Place

Modifications to the driver licensing system, including measures to assist commercial drivers came into effect today, Transport Minister Maurice Williamson said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00034.htm


14: $1.2 million superdraw for Lotto travel junkets

The Lotteries Commission has admitted spending $1.2 million to send commissioners, staff and their wives to international conferences over the past 12 years.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00028.htm


15: Young Labour launches web site

The launch of Young Labour's web site today is further evidence of Labour's commitment to young people, Young Labour Web Designer Michael Wallmannsberger said today. "The enthusiasm and support for this project amongst both Young Labour members, and the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9910/S00003.htm


16: Alliance supports global legal challenge to GE

'The announcement that the biggest antitrust lawsuit ever is to mount an international challenge to take leading GE seed producers to court is very welcome,’ said Alliance health and environment spokesperson Phillida Bunkle.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00030.htm


17: Cyber launch for Labour's eCommerce policy

"eCommerce represents a huge opportunity for New Zealand because it minimises the problems of geographical isolation," Labour commerce spokesperson Paul Swain said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00029.htm


18: Launch Of Legislation for Learning Website

The Ministry of Education is inviting people throughout the country to visit its Legislation for Learning web-site.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9910/S00008.htm


19: Alliance housing policy

Income related rents for state houses, 1000 new state house a year and financial assistance for first home buyers are the main features of the Alliance housing policy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00037.htm


20: Scoop Today - Even More News Than Usual

Note: This is a special extended bulletin - Including today's news and highlights from the weekend...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00010.htm


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