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» CAP: Donít throw caution to the wind
Online Publication Date:03 May 2006
In its efforts to sell its bilateral free trade agreements with other nations to the public, the government seems to have thrown caution to the wind, says the Consumers Association of Penang.
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» Malaysia Urged to Protect Property Rights
Online Publication Date:27 April 2006
The US would like Malaysia to step up efforts in protecting intellectual property rights of American companies. This issue will be key to the successful FTA between the two nations. These US demands will undermine access to affordable medicines and to educational materials/technological knowledge and hence innovation among domestic firms.

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» Malaysians question US free-trade deal
Online Publication Date:27 April 2006
A popular movement opposing government plans to negotiate a FTA with the United States is gaining momentum in Malaysia.
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» No FTA if US Interferes in Country's Policies
Online Publication Date:25 April 2006
The government said that it will not finalise a Free Trade Agreement with the United States until all interests and needs of the country are taken into account..
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» M'sia-US FTA On Only If Malaysia Stands To Gain
Online Publication Date:20 April 2006
Malaysia will not ink a FTA with the US if the country does not stand to gain from the agreement, says Second Finance Minister Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop.
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» US pushes to limit generic drug rights in trade pacts
Online Publication Date:20 April 2006
Read how trade pacts with US will limit generic drug rights and how the Doha Declaration which gave the right to poor countries to break drug patents and produce cheap generic drugs will be diluted...
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» Opening Up to Worries
Online Publication Date:17 April 2006
Globalisation - and the promise of free trade and liberalisation - has become a part of our lives since the setting up of the WTO in 1995. Among others, globalisation determines the foods in our market and the price of medicine that could save lives. The recent signing of Free Trade Agreements is also hastening globalisation around the world, including in Malaysia...
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» US
Online Publication Date:12 April 2006
Argentine ambassador warns of risks and disadvantages in one-on-one discussions with Washington..
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