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Khor 1Trade_HarbourBarrack Obama’s response to public criticisms on the US trade deals with Europe and Asia-Pacific is less than convincing.

 

 

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Khor 1Hydrocodone with Acetaminophen Tablets on a Prescription FormAs cancer cases and deaths shoot up, doctors and patients are outraged by the exorbitant cost of medicines and call for action to be taken.

 

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Khor 1Trade_HarbourOf all the issues currently being negotiated on the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, none are more important than the ability of patients to get life-saving medicines at affordable prices, which many fear may be a victim of the agreement.

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Khor 1Tariffs_or_TaxationsAs Trade Ministers and negotiators meet this week in Singapore for another round of TPPA talks, it is time for countries including Malaysia to assess the costs and benefits for them.

 

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Marinate_TradeKhor 1The Attorneys-General of 42 States of the United States have come out in support of the proposal by Malaysia to fully “carve out” tobacco from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.

 

 

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Khor 1Trade_HarbourDue to United States political calendar and Congressional politics, the TPPA negotiations will heat up in the first few months of the new year.

 

 

 

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Khor 1The year that is passing was choked full with environmental, economic and political milestones – a few for the better but many for the worse.

 

 

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Khor 1Marinate_TradeRecently, the tense WTO conference concluded a deal in Bali, while the TPPA Ministers’ Singapore meeting continued to be dogged by complex issues.

 

 

 

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Khor 1InvestmentTwo events last week may have significant impact on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement – opposition by United States Congress members to the “fast track authority”, and the leaking of the TPPA’s intellectual property chapter.
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Khor 1The APEC and TPPA summits in Bali recently showed the winds of change are blowing in the region, symbolised by the US President’s absence but also reflecting the aptness or otherwise of policies.

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