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Top Scoop Stories - 03 September 2007 News Summary


Today's Top Scoops - September 03, 2007

LEAD STORY:

Ali PanahImmigration: Archbishop Writes To Vicar's Son On Behalf Of Refugee

NZ POLITICS:

Images & Audio: Hans Blix Talks Arms Control
Crime Fighting: Soccer Ref's Ruffed Up, Robberies And Rescues
Politics: 'Modern Centre Party' Takes Stock

BUSINESS SCIENCE & TECH:

Advertising: Aussies Send Weird Gift To Auckland CBD
Weather: Less Chance Of Singing In The Rain In Sheltered South Island

WORLD:

Prime Ministerial Largesse: AUD $70.7 Million for International Climate Change Initiatives
Their Day in the Sun: A Colourful Sydney Welcome For APEC Australia 2007
On the Make: DR Congo Police Officers Make Their Debut On UN Peacekeeping Missions
Outbreak: Mystery Deadly Illness In Central DR Congo Prompts UN To Send In Health Experts

COMMENT:

Catherine Austin Fitts: Dillon Read (4): RJR Nabisco - Cigarettes As Currency

LIFESTYLE:

Painting: London Tube Map Gets Maori Makeover


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LEAD STORY

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Ali PanahImmigration: Archbishop Writes To Vicar's Son On Behalf Of Refugee - Anglican Archbishop David Moxon wrote an open letter to Immigration Minister David Cunliffe who happens to be the son of an Anglican Vicar. 'We have sent messages to the Minister of Immigration for some weeks now, seeking the opportunity to discuss Ali’s plight with him. We understand that the Minister has been out of the country for some of that time, and we don’t believe there is a lack of concern about Ali Panah’s case. However… More >> [1]

ALSO:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0709/S00009.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0709/S00011.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0709/S00010.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0709/S00007.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0709/S00010.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0709/S00012.htm


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NZ POLITICS

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Images & Audio: Hans Blix Talks Arms Control - Yesterday former Chief UN Weapons Inspector Hans Blix (responsible for inspecting Iraq before the beginning of the Gulf War in 2003) delivered a keynote address to the Second Commonwealth Red Cross and Red Crescent Conference on International Humanitarian Law at Victoria University Wellington. More >> [1]

ALSO:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0708/S00421.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0709/S00003.htm


Crime Fighting: Soccer Ref's Ruffed Up, Robberies And Rescues - Police were called to a fight at Elmwood Park at 3:30 pm between members of opposing sides in a Sunday league soccer competition. The clubs involved were New Brighton and Christchurch Chinese. Acting Sergeant Ben FitzPatrick said during the incident a referee was assaulted by two players from the Christchurch Chinese team. More >> [1]

ALSO:


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0709/S00010.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0709/S00012.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0709/S00011.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0709/S00010.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0709/S00009.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0709/S00007.htm


Politics: 'Modern Centre Party' Takes Stock - When we met in Christchurch last November I challenged our party to grow, to reach out to New Zealanders of all walks of life and backgrounds, and to become more flexible and adaptive to the changes occurring around us. I called for UnitedFuture to become a modern centre party with the breadth of vision and policy to appeal to all New Zealand families. More >> [1]

ALSO:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0709/S00008.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0709/S00009.htm


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BUSINESS SCIENCE & TECH

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Advertising: Aussies Send Weird Gift To Auckland CBD - An unexpected site caught the attention of people passing through Auckland’s CBD this morning. Nine locked shipping containers have mysteriously appeared in Queen Elizabeth Square at Lower Queen Street, Auckland. The question is … what’s inside it? More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0709/S00017.htm


Weather: Less Chance Of Singing In The Rain In Sheltered South Island - August 2007 was a month which was windy at times with frequent disturbed southwesterlies, especially to the east, resulting in low rainfall in sheltered northern and eastern South Island regions, and normal or above normal rainfall in several other regions. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0709/S00001.htm


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WORLD

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Prime Ministerial Largesse: AUD $70.7 Million for International Climate Change Initiatives - "This week, Sydney will play host to the most significant international gathering ever to be held in Australia - the 15th APEC Economic Leaders Meeting. Leaders have agreed to my proposal to discuss clean development, energy security and climate change. Today I am pleased to announce new funding for three measures to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions through international cooperation." -- John Howard MP, Prime Minister of Australia. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0709/S00033.htm


Their Day in the Sun: A Colourful Sydney Welcome For APEC Australia 2007 - A kaleidoscope of colour across Sydney's CBD will welcome over 4,000 leaders, senior officials, foreign and trade ministers, business leaders and over 1,500 media as they gather for APEC from 2-9 September, 2007. APEC themed flower beds and APEC branded street banners reflecting the Australian personality will brighten up key locations across the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority and the City of Sydney precincts. More than 1,000 banners across the city in a range of colours will provide a snap-shot of Australian personality , life and culture whilst celebrating Australia's leadership role as host economy of the APEC forum in 2007 -->. More >> [1]

OTHER APEC 2007 ARTICLES

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0709/S00031.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0709/S00041.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0709/S00030.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0709/S00023.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0708/S00652.htm


On the Make: DR Congo Police Officers Make Their Debut On UN Peacekeeping Missions - Twelve officers from the Congolese national police force (PNC) are starting tours of duty with the UN peacekeeping missions in Haiti and Cote d'Ivoire, the first time that police officers from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) will serve under the UN flag of the world body. Two of the 12 have already begun work with MINUSTAH, the UN mission in Haiti, while eight men and two women are to head for the UN operation in Cote d'Ivoire early next month. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0709/S00016.htm


Outbreak: Mystery Deadly Illness In Central DR Congo Prompts UN To Send In Health Experts - UN World Health Organization (WHO) experts have arrived in the centre of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), where there has been an outbreak of an unknown but highly deadly illness that is proving to be particularly harmful for young children. WHO said in a statement today that the exact number of cases and deaths is unknown, but the illness - which so far has no known cause - has a high mortality rate. Most sufferers experience fever, headaches, diarrhoea, vomiting and colicky abdominal pain, and more than 50 per cent of cases involve children under the age of 10. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0709/S00005.htm


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COMMENT

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Catherine Austin Fitts: Dillon Read (4): RJR Nabisco - Cigarettes As Currency - In 1984 and 1985, Dillon Read helped RJR merge with Nabisco Brands, making the combined RJR Nabisco one of the world’s largest consumer products corporations ... (Part 4 of a 20 Part Serial) More >> [1]

See Also:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0708/S00435.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0708/S00302.htm#2
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0708/S00302.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0708/S00361.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0708/S00399.htm


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LIFESTYLE

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Painting: London Tube Map Gets Maori Makeover - A giant London tube map painting -- with all stations in Maori -- will feature in a three week solo exhibition in London next year. Paraparaumu Beach artist Shona Moller today confirmed the exhibition will be held in Bloomsbury next June, during Wimbledon tennis. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0709/S00008.htm


And those were the Top Scoops on this day, September 03, 2007

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