Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search

 

National Radio 1pm Buletin

- LEGAL AID: A cap is to be placed on the legal aid budget. The Minister of Justice says there are problems with the existing system - the government also intends;

- MAGIC MUSSELS: The Mussel extract Lyprinol is to have its labeling closely monitored by the Ministry of Health - it is not allowed to claim health benefits which are not yet demonstrated an officials says.

- KOSOVO: A powerful explosion has shaken central Pristina, Kosovo. Peace-keeping force has had to reestablish law and order in Kosovo;

- WAIRARAPA ACCIDENT: Three teenagers killed in an accident in South Wairarapa had been at a party - three more are in hospital in a critical condition.

- POSSUM PILL: Landcare research has discovered an effective contraceptive for possums. Now it has been found the results are looking positive a scientist says but any use for the research is 5 to 10 years away.

- MOON CRASH: Nasa says its spaceship has crashed into a dark crater but no water has been detected yet. A scientist says the experiment has been a "bit of a disappointment".

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Fatuous Defence: Australia’s Guided Missile Plans

Even in times of pandemic crises, some things never change. While Australia gurgles and bumbles slowly with its COVID-19 vaccine rollout, there are other priorities at stake. Threat inflators are receiving much interest in defence, and the media ... More>>

Richard S. Ehrlich: Cambodia's Hun Sen Feels Politically Vaccinated

BANGKOK, Thailand -- When Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen received his AstraZeneca vaccination shot, he suddenly felt invulnerable and vowed to rule indefinitely. Hun Sen is already one of the world's longest ruling prime ministers, confident his successor ... More>>

Reese Erlich: Foreign Correspondent: My Final Column?

I’m dying. It’s not easy to write these words. But it’s true. More>>

Binoy Kampmark: Brawling Over Vaccines: Export Bans And The EU’s Bungled Rollout
The European Union has been keeping up appearances in encouraging the equitable distribution of vaccines to combat SARS-CoV-2 and its disease, COVID-19. Numerous statements speak to the need to back the COVAX scheme, to ensure equity and that no one state misses out... More>>

Jennifer S. Hunt: Trump Evades Conviction Again As Republicans Opt For Self-Preservation

By Jennifer S. Hunt Lecturer in Security Studies, Australian National University Twice-impeached former US President Donald Trump has evaded conviction once more. On the fourth day of the impeachment trial, the Senate verdict is in . Voting guilty: ... More>>

Binoy Kampmark: Let The Investigation Begin: The International Criminal Court, Israel And The Palestinian Territories

International tribunals tend to be praised, in principle, by those they avoid investigating. Once interest shifts to those parties, such bodies become the subject of accusations: bias, politicisation, crude arbitrariness. The United States, whose legal and political ... More>>