As negotiations progress, opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is getting louder in Malaysia. The opposition camp is focusing on possible loss of policy independence arising from the implementation of the TPP and its potential cost to ordinary Malaysians. While their concerns are legitimate and deserve attention, it is also important to know that there […]

Under pressure to secure a free trade deal with Malaysia, the US is bowing to Malaysian demands: MALAYSIA and the US have agreed to take contentious issues “off the table” in their ongoing (free trade agreement) FTA negotiations, International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Rafidah Aziz said. What are those contentious issues? “On areas […]