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» US FTA: Will we lose out, too?
Online Publication Date:11 January 2007
An article by theSun newspaper, on why Malaysians should have a cause to worry about an FTA that will be signed by the government with the US, some of the possible implications and the response ensued fom various concerned groups...
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» Activists demonstrate against trade pact
Online Publication Date:30 October 2006
Some 300 activists held a protest calling for the suspension of FTA talks between the US and Malaysia as they began their third round of talks on 29 Oct in Kuala Lumpur.
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» Stop FTA Talks and Talk to the People
Online Publication Date:20 October 2006
A coalition of opposition political parties, non-governmental organisations and civil society have demanded that the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to stop the FTA talks with the US until a thorough study is done on all the issues concerned and disclosed to the public...
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» Anti-free Trade Alliance Plan Mass Protest during US-Malaysia Trade Talks at end-Oct
Online Publication Date:20 October 2006
Malaysian activists announced on Thursday of a mass protest during the US-Malaysia talks later this month on a free trade pact, saying such an agreement could jeopardise jobs and deprive poor people of cheap, generic drugs...
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» Thai Minister Outlines FTA Policy
Online Publication Date:16 October 2006
Thai Commerce Minister said that free trade agreements with other countries are based on mutual benefit.

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» 3rd Round of US-Malaysia FTA Talks Postponed
Online Publication Date:18 September 2006
The third round of the US-Malaysia FTA talks has been postponed until at least the end of October 2006.
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» US FTA May Hit Rice Tariffs
Online Publication Date:19 July 2006
Malaysia may be asked for lower rice tariffs since the USA is even asking South Korea for it, according to report in which the Assistant USTR Wendy Cutler (Chief Negotiator for Korea-USFTA)
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» Letter from former USTR on US Intention to Start FTA Talks with Malaysia
Online Publication Date:03 July 2006
Letter from former USTR Rob Portment informing Congress that the President intends to initiate negotiations for a FTA with Malaysia. It lists US's objectives and demands in its negotiations with Malaysia.

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