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Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership

Key TPP talks fail in Singapore (documents)

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Negotiation talks over the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) have failed to result in an agreement between the affected 12 nations, pushing the issue beyond...
Wikileaks: Malaysia gov’t withheld key TPPA details

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Leaked papers of the contentious Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) show that the Malaysian government in Putrajaya withheld key details of the trade negotiations from...
US businesses favour Vietnam 2nd after Indonesia

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Among the ten ASEAN countries, Vietnam is US businesses' second choice for expansion after Indonesia, a recent survey conducted by the American Chamber of...
Time to reflect on TPP enthusiasm

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The 19th talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement held in Brunei last week have put the nation into the global spotlight once more,...
Malaysia’s government to review TPP commitment

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Malaysia's government has said it will review its commitment to the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement if studies it has commissioned find that the...
Bruneians set to gain from TPPA

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The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), which Brunei Darussalam signed in 2005, has sparked new questions among a relatively small circle of Bruneians. The...
What Malaysian negotiators don’t want you to know about the TPP

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The sheer magnitude of the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has not been lost on Putrajaya. The ambitious free trade agreement (FTA) involving 12 nations...
Spotlight: The TPP’s ASEAN impact

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Exclusionary trade treaties are the weapon de jour of geopolitics. In the race to form the most comprehensive, tightly knit world order, the US...
Philippines ‘not ready’ for TPP

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The Philippines is not yet ready to join the international free-trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the head of the country's Trade...
Benefits and challenges of a Brunei TPP membership

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How can small Brunei benefit from the planned US-led global trade partnership? One of the challenges the TPP faces is preventing the dilution of its original economic goals for the sake of expansion.
Obama, Sultan of Brunei discuss TPP

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On his visit to the US on March 12, Brunei's leader Hassanal Bolkiah and US President Barack Obama discussed ways to move forward on...
TPP: Blessing for corporate US, drawback for others?

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership, an agreement shrouded in mystery behind the closed doors of US Congress, could serve as a catalyst for the development of Southeast Asian countries. But don't count on China.