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Malaysia should abandon TPP talks, ex-PM Mahathir says

Source: Global Post August 26,2013 The Malaysian government should pull out from the trans-Pacific free trade talks, former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Monday, calling the proposed trade pact a U.S. tool to extend its hegemony. Mahathir, who stepped down … Continue reading

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NGOs hope to bank on Dr. M’s clout in anti-TPPA campaign

Source: The Malay Online Anti-TPPA demonstrators outside Parliament on July 16, 2013 urge Malaysia to postpone its participation in the trade deal. KUALA LUMPUR, August 21 — Anti-Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) groups are hoping to bank on the influence … Continue reading

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