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The TPPA Saga and its Free Trade roots

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International trade is more than just the sale or the transfer of goods and services. It is bigger than that. It encompasses trade conducted across borders using a framework that reconciles various laws, cultures and business practices. It is pivotal that the adage “honesty is the best policy” adopted to ensure the most fair and best practices. How do we …

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Debunking the Misconceptions of the Fight against TPPA

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It has been many months since the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) caught the public’s serious attention and subsequently brought into broad daylight from the covert negotiations it has enjoyed since 2010. Since then, dialogues, workshops, awareness campaigns, media literature and negotiations amongst various civil society organisations have taken place. Bantah TPPA, the largest single voice yet far in the …

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PRESS STATEMENT: BANTAH TPPA – Objectives, Activities and Organisation

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PRESS STATEMENT 23 September 2013 Bantah TPPA notices that there are misrepresentations and conflicting statements with regards to BANTAH and have decided to issue a youtube video to explain BANTAH’s objectives, activities and its organisation. The link is as follows:- Bantah TPPA was given birth by individuals and NGOs realizing the dangers and threats posed by the TPPA. Proposed by …

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Bantah TPPA Live on Astro Awani 501: 13th – 27th August 2013, 6.30pm Business Segment

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Below are the videos of BANTAH TPPA’s appearances on Astro Awani – we appeared 11 times but unfortunately some of the videos weren’t recorded. BANTAH hope that this effort will shed more lights on TPPA to the general public. Episode 1 BANTAH TPPA Anas Alam Faizli: 13 Aug – Introduction to Bantah; Govt Procurement & Petronas Episode 2 BANTAH TPPA …

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Panduan kepada Perjanjian Perkongsian Trans-Pasifik (TPPA) – Mengapa BANTAH?

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Pada tahun 2008, kerajaan Malaysia telah menghentikan perundingan perjanjian FTA Amerika-Malaysia yang sudah berlangsung selama dua tahun, dengan 58 “isu tidak selesai”. Antara penentang utama FTA ketika itu ialah Menteri Pertanian, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, yang dilaporkan berkata bahawa beliau tidak akan berkompromi dalam isu kesejahteraan hidup petani tempatan. Malah, beliau dilaporkan pernah mengatakan ‘langkah mayat saya dahulu.’ YB Khairy …

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Bantah TPPA Open Letter to Malaysian Cabinet Ministers

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ISSUE AND CONCERNS ON THE TPPA Bantah TPPA, a coalition of people-based organisations[1] – wishes to highlight issues and concerns which we fear will materialise if the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) is signed. 1) National Sovereignty and Policy Space of TPPA Countries: Various provisions proposed especially within the Investment and Regulatory Coherence chapters[2] of the TPPA will restrict the policy …

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A Guide to the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) – Why BANTAH?

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Back in 2008, the Malaysian government concluded the signing of a US-Malaysia FTA with 58 “unresolved issues”, which discontinued the two-year negotiation. Among leading protagonists was then Agriculture Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, who mentioned that he would not compromise the livelihood of local farmers. He was even quoted as saying ‘over my dead body’. YB Khairy Jamaluddin led a …

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