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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 ...
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Reports today suggest calm may be returning to Dili and that the violence in East Timor is passing.
Foreign Minister Don McKinnon says there is a growing belief that there will be a peacekeeping force within days as
pressure mounts on Indonesia.
The international community gathered in Auckland tonight is clearly presented with a changing situation in East Timor
which will require a decisive response.
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 ...
The skyline above Auckland’s central city resembles scenes from the movie Apocalypse Now. Huey choppers hover above
Aotea Centre Square, their gunner doors open and at the ready. The “thud thud thud” of the sound breaking blades pound
windows of the ...
His motorcade is now heading into Auckland to the Stamford Plaza Hotel where the President will be in residence over the
next three days.
Images from around APEC yesterday before the Clinton roadshow arrived…it was peaceful and quiet…. Scoop reporter Selwyn
Manning says the helicopters and security in place now for the President are now giving the atmosphere an Apocalypse Now
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
More immigrant groups representing developing countries like India, with a strong Kashmir contingent, are well organised
and vocal in getting their message soliciting world recognition of the human rights abuses they claim to suffer back in
United States and China are moving closer to achieving an elusive trade deal and China¡¦s entry into the World Trade
Organisation may be managed before the WTO talks scheduled for November.
Designed on the blueprint of CER, New Zealand and Singapore have sealed a free trade agreement.
Scott Watson's guilty verdict has probably brought to a close the most high profile criminal case in recent years.
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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.
New Zealand's number one energy drink V is taking the highly competititve Australian beverage market by storm.
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.
A renewed commitment to narrowing the forever widening gap between rich and poor needs to be addressed, says New Zealand
Prime minister Jenny Shipley.
Transcript: Clinton September 12 Remarks at CEO Summit Breakfast ("The eyes of the world today ... are on East Timor")
Police have arrested a protester for carrying a placard inscribed accusing US President Bill Clinton as being a sexual
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.
Transcript: Albright Interview with Television New Zealand (U.S. "deeply concerned" about situation in East Timor)
Prebble's Rebels New Zealand President, Clint Heine, today congratulated Richard Prebble on his speech to students at
Canterbury University on Thursday afternoon.
A strengthened tri-nation agreement on North Korea is being brokered today by the USA, Japan and South Korea.
East Timor dominates the front pages of the press here as it does, no doubt, in New Zealand, and there is a clear
sentiment that the United Nations has made another catastrophic mistake.
Beyond the APEC '99 hoopla, the spin-doctoring, the back-slapping, the hand-shaking and the diplomatic niceties, will
the world be a better place in which to live? John Howard speculates .
The United Nations says it has almost completed registering voters in East Timor for the August 30 ballot on East Timor.
Meanwhile NZ MPs are readying to leave to observe, as Indonesia predicts chaos if the province votes for independence.
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World leaders gathered in Auckland for the APEC leader’s summit meetings are tonight waiting for a statement from
Indonesian President B.J. Habibie on whether an international peacekeeping force will be asked into East Timor to help