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National Radio 12.30pm Bulletin

Published: Tue 11 Jul 2000 12:37 AM
Fiji Coup – Nursing Crisis – Cancer Inquiry – Olympic Jobs – Drug Smuggling Trial In Peru - Peace Summit - Bill Gates And Aids
FIJI COUP: Uncertainty in Fiji over where the Great Council of Chiefs will meet on Thursday to appoint a new President and Government. The Military wants the meeting at the Queen Elizabeth barracks. Speight wants the meeting at the Parliamentary complex.
NURSING CRISIS: Nurses leaving for Britain to be paid twice as much. National says that Annette King says nothing has been done to fix the problem. Annette King denies it is her fault.
CANCER INQUIRY: The Cancer Inquiry has heard Dr Bottrill’s service was thought to be good.
OLYMPIC JOBS: WINZ has been asked to find people experienced in hospitality to work in Sydney for the Olympics.
DRUG SMUGGLING TRIAL: A NZ self employed builder has appeared in court inPeru on charges of drug smuggling. He has been remanded for trial but may wait a year for the trial to be held.
(from Midday Bulletin)
ISRAEL: Israeli PM Barak has departed for Camp David for a peace summit.
AIDS: Microsoft Boss Bill Gates offers to help Africa with the Aids crisis.
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