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Scoop Ratings - The Past Week’s Top 20

The Top 20 Rating items on Scoop over the past week – since the crisis in East Timor started to take over APEC – were…

1: The Pleasanties Of The Corporate Culture

Last month my father lost his job which, in a country with relatively high levels of unemployment is not in itself a big deal. However the nature in which the job was taken had me astounded at the coldness of the corporate culture. Jonathan Hill ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00070.htm


2: Scoop Images: The President 's Men

Two images of the secret service which is flanking Clinton's movements around Auckland.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00114.htm


3: Scoop Censored By Major Trade Unions

Acute observers may have noticed that Council of Trade Unions (CTU), Association of University Staff (AUS) and Post Primary Teachers Association (PPTA) press releases do not appear on Scoop while they do appear on another New Zealand political news ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00119.htm


4: Indonesia’s Triumph – Operation “Restore Order”

Indonesia has been widely condemned over the past two weeks for its failure to keep order in East Timor. With calm apparently restored inside the Indonesian territory, Scoop's Alastair Thompson today brings you the first glimpses of the inside story ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00107.htm


5: Scoop Images: The President of the USA

Photos of the President of the USA en route in downtown Auckland - including large close-up. Photos by Jason Dorday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00113.htm


6: Scoop Takes You To East Timor And Inside APEC

Wellington internet based news agency Scoop today proudly launched an internet based special focussing on the rapidly unfolding events in East Timor and in Auckland at the APEC summit. Presented with the assistance of nzedge.com.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00065.htm


7: The Indonesian Military’s Hobson’s Choice

Suppress a powerful internal military revolt - and quite probably run the risk of provoking a military coup - or continue as present and risk becoming as much of an international military pariah as the Serbian army?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00058.htm


8: Labour – The Heads Down Approach Continues

Events over the last week prove either that the Labour Party hire extremely poor PR staff or that the party is committed to the heads down approach to this election campaign. Scoop's Jonathan Hill reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00080.htm


9: Noam Chomsky Comments On APEC Summit And Timor

There are many topics of major long-term significance that should be addressed at the APEC conference, but one is of consuming importance and overwhelming urgency. We all know exactly what it is, and why it must be placed at the forefront of concern ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00109.htm


10: Scoop Images: The Spied Upon

His tale reads like a scene out of the Frederick Forsyth book "The ODESSA File".But while what you read here is clock and dagger, it is not fiction.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00077.htm


11: Australia Getting Big Wake Up Call From NZ

New Zealand's number one energy drink V is taking the highly competititve Australian beverage market by storm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9909/S00061.htm


12: Black ban “just like the bad old days”

Unionists flex their muscles - “The CTU’s black ban on the Scoop Internet news site is just like the bad old days,” says National Party MP Annabel Young.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00278.htm


13: Why the world is right not to act quickly in Timor

In Scoop's second guest commentary Indonesia watcher Jim Rolfe of Victoria University argues that calls for unilateral military intervention over East Timor are wrongheaded.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00071.htm


14: Habibe And APEC: What Would Be Significant Enough?

Hysterical responses to Indonesian President Habibe’s decision not to come to APEC are likely. He will be accused of staying away because he is a coward, he will be accused of staying away because he does not wish to face his accusers.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00057.htm


15: Sutton Resigns As Labour Forestry Spokesperson

Aoraki Labour MP Jim Sutton announced today that he had resigned as the Party's forestry spokesperson, in light of the adoption of a policy of ending all production forestry from Crown owned indigenous forest.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9909/S00230.htm


16: USA President Bill Clinton Arrives In New Zealand

His motorcade is now heading into Auckland to the Stamford Plaza Hotel where the President will be in residence over the next three days.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00085.htm


17: Tales from the Celtic Tiger

Our Kiwi correspondent from Dublin, W.S. Sumpter, writes on the much touted 'Celtic Tiger', thoughts on East Timor and the prospect of hoping the All Blacks lose the World Cup.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00060.htm


18: UN Compound In Dili Defended By Indonesian Army

Speaking from the UN Compound in Dili by phone to Radio New Zealand New Zealander Andrew Ladley of the UNAMET mission says the compound is now secure as it is being defended by a new army unit which has just arrived.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00048.htm


19: Scoop Images: More Images From APEC

Shipley Effig - Tempers Rise Over Indonesia - Offensive (confiscated) Clinton Banner

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9909/S00103.htm


20: Scoop Archive: Exclusive Inside APEC - Canada's "Highest Threat"

His tale reads like a scene out of the Frederick Forsyth book "The ODESSA File". But while what you read here is clock and dagger, it is not fiction. Published on Scoop for the first time in New Zealand is Jaggi Singh's account of what Canada's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/5c/02/199908272232.361f8aef.html


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