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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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