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Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Q&A
Upton-on-line: NZ Through The Lens Of Cuisine
Keith Rankin: Global Oligopoly
PM Cautious On What NZ Would Do With Boat People
Satire: Moron Crew Tip The Bad Taste Scale
US Senators Pushing For Trade Agreement With NZ
Greens Contend People Just Don’t Want To Eat GE
Radio NZ Staff Set To Strike Again
Fiji: More Troubling Inconsistencies At Polling Booth
World: Peace Activists Deliver Aid In Beit Jala

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Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Q&A

- Today's questions of the day concerned: Centre For Strategic Studies – E-Learning – Massey Military Studies – Consumer Rights – SOE Power Crisis Profits – Education Website – NZ Post Vs Richard Prebble – Sustainable Farming – LAV IIIs – GE Field Trials – Tranz Rail Negotiations – Spina Bifida. See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 30 August [1] . For yesterday's questions and answers see... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 29 August [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00175.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00166.htm


Upton-on-line: NZ Through The Lens Of Cuisine

- After two weeks in Normandy and Brittany without access to e-mail editions of Colin James in The Herald, Brian Harmer’s news summaries or various unsolicited scooplets from friends convinced that he can’t bear to be without the very latest twist in the People’s Bank saga, upton-on-line returned to his Paris sauna to be greeted by the September edition of Cuisine Magazine. See... Upton-on-line - Diaspora Edition 30 Aug 2001 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00173.htm


Keith Rankin: Global Oligopoly

- What have Afghani boat people, Third World debt, and the ageing sewers of Calcutta got in common? They all represent obstructions to the global flow of either labour or capital. See... Keith Rankin: Global Oligopoly [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00172.htm


PM Cautious On What NZ Would Do With Boat People

- Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that it was not clear in international law which country is responsible for admitting to its territory the asylum seekers on board the Norwegian vessel, Tampa. See... PM responds to asylum seekers' plight [1] and NZ Govt must send clear message on immigration - Nats [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00554.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00553.htm


Satire: Moron Crew Tip The Bad Taste Scale

- The Moron Crew, popular hosts of Wellington radio station Ballhead FM, have been released from their contracts after the regular morning 'Joke that could get the Crew downsized' got the crew downsized. See... Scoop Satire: Joke Gets Moron Crew Fired [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00171.htm


US Senators Pushing For Trade Agreement With NZ

- A letter to United States president George W Bush from influential United States senators Max Baucus and Charles Grassley encouraging him to initiate a trade agreement with New Zealand was extremely welcome, Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton said. See... Influential US senators call for tade agreement [1] and NZ Must Tread Warily In Trade Negotiations - ACT [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00557.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00565.htm


Greens Contend People Just Don’t Want To Eat GE

- Green Agriculture spokesperson Ian Ewen-Street MP today challenged Federated Farmers to identify just one genetically engineered agricultural product in just one of our main export markets for which there is any kind of consumer demand. See... Greens challenge Feds - find GE food people want [1] and Processed cheese-maker going GE-Free [2] MORE GE NEWS: - Tegal - Tegel goes GM free [3] - Greens - Greens welcome Tegel response to GE concern [4] - Greenpeace - Tegel – No Longer Chicken!! [5] - Federated Farmers - Greenpeace should Read the Royal Commission Report [6] - GE Free Coalition - Family Walk South Island For A GE Free Future [7] - Greens - GE Protestors March To Wellington Ends Tomorrow [8]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00556.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00558.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00086.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00532.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00093.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00088.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00137.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00535.htm


Radio NZ Staff Set To Strike Again

- “PSA RNZ delegates are recommending further industrial action at RNZ this Friday and Saturday in response to RNZ's refusal to meet in negotiations or mediation” said PSA National Secretary Richard Wagstaff. See... RNZ Industrial Action [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00284.htm


Fiji: More Troubling Inconsistencies At Polling Booth

- SUVA (Pasifik Nius): A first for the Fiji elections today - a voter whose name was not present on the electoral rolls was allowed to cast her vote at the Samabula polling station in Suva. See... More Bogus Voter Cases Trouble Fiji Poll Officials [1] and Bomb Scare Hits Suva Street Third Day In Row [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0108/S00110.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0108/S00109.htm


World: Peace Activists Deliver Aid In Beit Jala

- A group of Israeli, American, German and French peace activists of the “International Solidarity” group have succeeded in entering the part of Beit Jala occupied by Israeli troops where a curfew has been declared. See... Israeli and Intl. peace activists inside Beit Jala [1] MORE MIDDLE EAST: - US State Dept. - Daily Press Briefing August 28, 2001 [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0108/S00107.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0108/S00108.htm

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