• FTA/TPP

    BANTAH TPPA PR: Red Lines on the TPPA Negotiations

    Ref. Number: BT/2013/PR/004 Date: 17 August 2013 PRESS RELEASE  BANTAH TPPA’s Red Lines on the TPPA Negotiations  The TPPA negotiations are the most important event taking place now that will affect the future of Malaysians.  Bantah TPPA having come together at the MITI Open Day on TPPA have issued the following as RED LINES, or positions that Malaysia should take in the negotiations and on which it should not give in.  It is our view that Malaysia should not sign the TPPA if any of these Red Lines are not accepted by the other TPPA countries.  We also ask MITI and the negotiators to adhere to these Red Lines and…

  • FTA/TPP

    BANTAH TPPA PR: Response to the malaysian Government’s Position on TPPA

    Ref. Number: BT/2013/PR/005 Date: 17 August 2013 PRESS RELEASE Bantah TPPA’s Response to the Malaysian Government’s Position on TPPA  Bantah TPPA welcomes the Prime Minister and his Cabinet’s assurance yesterday that Malaysia’s participation in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) should not be bound by any fixed timeline, since many issues remain unresolved.  We also laud the assurance that the Cabinet members are unanimous in reinforcing Malaysia’s position that the government would only agree to the TPPA if its terms that are most favourable to the country.  The Cabinet’s position that Malaysia would not agree to any proposal that would deny access to affordable medicine and healthcare is also an…