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FTW, November 2, 2001 – 1200 PST -- On October 31, the French daily Le Figaro dropped a bombshell. While in a Dubai
hospital receiving treatment for a chronic kidney infection last July, Osama bin Laden met with a top CIA official -
presumably the Chief of ...
Now as Alliance Party members seem to be into head-on collision with their leadership and parliamentary members, and
therefore the Labour Government too, I wonder if anyone will take a longer view of this sort of foreign policy problem
so it will not keep ...
Oracle Corp., the world's largest enterprise software company, today announced that it will complete delivery of its
Oracle9i generation of technology with Oracle9i Jdeveloper: a major Java tool innovation that offers application
developers unprecedented ...
“The recent decision by the Government to substantially increase the charges for accessing information or records held
by its department of Births Deaths and Marriages, will come as a most unpleasant surprise when they are required to now
pay a grossly ...
Being a woman in the Middle East is an art in itself. The western woman in general is very frank, casual and
extroverted. The Middle Eastern woman, and in particular the Saudi woman is not. Women here almost have a culture all to
Transcript Of Message From Shaykh Usaamah Ibn Laadin (Osama bin Laden) broadcast November 3rd by Al-Jazeera satellite
Auckland has a serious traffic problem. Not congestion. Strangulation. Spaghetti Junction and its tentacles already
surround over 200 degrees of the central business district (CBD). This motorway interchange primarily serves to get
traffic past the ...
Today's questions of the day concerned: Economic Development – Susan Bathgate - NZ Economy – Tariana Turia – TPK Audit
Of Training Programmes – Tariana Turia (And the Maori Land Court) – WTO Meeting Outcome – Susan Bathgate – NZ A State Of
A restive audience sits shivering in a school gymnasium on a cold Auckland evening. They hear a scientist painstakingly
explaining the exciting new technology of gene modification, yet they are not listening. His words cannot reach them.
"What about ...
All images below originally published on Indymedia.org .
1. WILLIE JACKSON to the Minister for Economic Development: What recent reports has he received on New Zealand's
economic development initiatives?
(1) There has been an immense movement of troops and extreme use of military rhetoric, up to comments about terminating
governments, etc. Yet, to many people there appears to be considerable restraint...what happened?
Thank you for publishing my letter on increasing this country's diplomatic role in international conflicts today (14
November). I feel it is important for me to say something about the "demilitarisation" title you gave it.
I was glad I had my digital camera with me the other weekend when I walked 'up town'. I saw this old guy sitting on his
electric cart, one third of the way into the street around the Martinborough Square, just drinking in the sight of these
guys across ...
Waitakere District Council's decision to declare the city free of genetic engineering field trials is ridiculous, ACT
leader Richard Prebble says.
New Zealand is one of the world's most entrepreneurial countries. It ranks second in the world behind Mexico and two
percentage points ahead of third-place Australia in the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2001.
Today's questions of the day concerned: Tariana Turia – Phonics Report – Skill Shortages – Tariana Turia – Opposition
Health Policy – Police Interference – Susan Bathgate – New Medical Official – RTLBs – Health And Safety Bill –
Communications Trumps – ...
As this item is published US President George W. Bush and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are headed south to
“The Ranch” for a superpower summit. And as has been oft reported before by this column. Where goes Dubya, there often
follows a ...
EDITOR’S NOTE: The WTO Doha meeting has gone all night Tuesday night and it is now around 8am Doha time. A new text is
allegedly about to be presented though nobody has seen it yet (apparently). The following reports have been posted
recently on ...
Opposition Leader Bill English today praised former Prime Minister Mike Moore for his outstanding achievement in
winning an historic agreement from the World Trade Organisation, which he now heads.
"The anti-Bypass gardening movement is digging the dirt again literally this Saturday with 'Park Up 2'.
The welcome trade breakthrough in Doha has created another major headache for the Coalition Government, given the
opposition to free trade regularly expressed by the Alliance and Green parties, Owen Jennings said today.
“New Zealanders are among the most highly entrepreneurial and innovative people in the world,” said Acting Prime
Minister Jim Anderton welcoming the news that New Zealand has ranked second in the world in a study of entrepreneurship.
Another reason to love New Zealand: It’s still the only country in the world that will make the weather the lead item on
the TV news, ahead of GM, the war on Afghanistan and the top ten New Zealand songs of the last 75 years.
The Front-Page lead story in French Newspaper Le Figaro on Wednesday, October 31, 2001 is that Osama bin Laden was in an
American Hospital in Dubai, in July, and had contacts with the CIA. The story, also featured on Radio France
Internationale and ...
Communications Minister Paul Swain and Broadcasting Minister Marian Hobbs today announced decisions on the future of the
FM radio broadcasting band.
A2 Corporation received strong international interest in the commercialisation of A2 milk, as a result of the IDF World
Dairy Summit held in Auckland last week.
Thousands of lucky movie fans will be able to enjoy the first ever public screening of 'Lord of the Rings' in Hoyts
cinemas around New Zealand at one minute past midnight on 20th December.
The end of the 4th World Trade Organization Ministerial meeting in Doha, Qatar today should signal the end of an era in
New Zealand’s trade policy, according to Professor Jane Kelsey, an Arena analyst.
DoD News Briefing Soldiers Of The 10th Mountain Division - Uzbekistan Friday, November 2, 2001 - 10:00 a.m. EST