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The Dominion

Published: Mon 17 Jan 2000 09:45 AM
The Dominion
Teenage Thuggery – Clark’s Waitangi Day – War Crimes Murder – Labour’s Reviews – Canned Insects – Army Stamp Charge – Wife Shot –All Whites - China’s Faith
TEENAGE THUGGERY: The lead story of the Dominion reports that teenage thuggery has reached such a level that there are fears that without urgent attention generation of violent criminals will be created.
Also on the front page:
-CLARK’S WAITANGI DAY: Prime Minister Helen Clark’s plan for Waitangi Day remains uncertain after a Northland hui on Saturday that was supposed to sort out a row over women’s speaking rights.
-WAR CRIMES MURDER: One of the most feared paramilitary leaders in the Balkans, war crimes suspect Zelkjo “Arkan” Raznatovic, died in a hail of bullets in the lobby of a Belgrade hotel yesterday.
-LABOUR’S REVIEWS: New governments are expected to take stock, but National says Labour’s vast array of promised inquiries, reviews and investigations is bordering on the absurd.
-CANNED INSECTS: Fried grasshoppers are part of new canned treats in Thailand’s supermarkets and a hot item at a technical exhibition over the weekend.
-ARMY STAMP CHARGE: Kiwi soldiers in East Timor are accusing the army of mean spiritedness for charging them to send letters home.
-WIFE SHOT: An Invercargill woman was in hospital yesterday after being accidentally shot by her husband while the pair were rabbit shooting.
-ALL WHITES: So near yet so far – All Whites beaten 2-1 by Jamaica in the four nations tournament in Guangzhou Province, China.
-CHINA’S FAITH: The Dominion’s editorial criticises China’s control of “acceptable” religions in view of the Karmapa Lama’s escape from Tibet to the Dalai Lama's exiled home in India.
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