Ring of Fire Comcast Killed The Ed Show For Talking About TPPRing of FireWhen it comes to coverage of the Trans Pacific Partnership, no one in the corporate media covered the issue more than Ed Schultz on MSNBC’s The Ed Show. When it was announced last week that they were pulling the plug on his […]Continue Reading ...
TPP Undermines User Control and That’s Disastrous for Accessibility …EFFThe Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) threatens all users’ ability to access information and participate in culture and innovation online, but it’s especially severe for those with disabilities or who otherwise depend on content in accessible formats …Continue Reading ...
Otago Daily Times Toughest issues on TPP agendaOtago Daily TimesThe United States, New Zealand and Australia are pushing hard for Canada to open up its protected dairy market and allow more imports, complaining that the country has not given its trade partners a sign it is ready to talk and is even mulling a TPP […]Continue Reading ...
IndustryWeek Secrecy Around TPP Fuels Suspicions, WorriesIndustryWeekA handful of draft chapters of the TPP, leaked via Wikileaks, have highlighted the proposed treaty’s heavy emphasis on expanding protections for corporate rights and assets like intellectual property — patents, copyrights and databases — that are far …TPP secrecy fuels fears that corporate interests will prevailAsiaOne all 19 […]Continue Reading ...
The Diplomat US Upgrades Malaysia in Trafficking Report: Boost for TPP, Blow to Rights?The DiplomatThe move is significant as it impacts the TPP, a mammoth free trade agreement which groups 12 countries including the United States and Malaysia and represents nearly 40 percent of global GDP. A provision in a trade bill passed by Congress […]Continue Reading ...
iPolitics.ca (subscription) The Sprout: TPP talks get down to tackling roadblocksiPolitics.ca (subscription)Negotiations around the pending Trans Pacific Partnership agreement continue in Hawaii this morning — but negotiators have remained tight-lipped thus far. As Politico reports, rice, milk and cars were among the sticking points going into the meeting.Continue Reading ...
The Diplomat No, the TPP Does Not Threaten State SovereigntyThe DiplomatSome believe that state sovereignty would be compromised by the inclusion of ISDS in the TPP. A New Zealand politician has brought a bill before Parliament to outlaw free trade agreements that include ISDS. Others are concerned that ISDS cases are …Show us the TPPCrikey (registration) […]Continue Reading ...
CTV News What the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks mean for CanadaCTV NewsThe Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, is a proposed international trade agreement being negotiated among a dozen countries: Canada, the United States, Mexico, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Chile, Peru and Brunei.Trans-Pacific Partnership deal is close, Andrew Robb says, but obstacles remainThe GuardianThe […]Continue Reading ...
The Japan Times Japanese farmers urge government to protect key items before TPP talks | The …The Japan TimesJapanese farmers hold up placards as they take part in a rally opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership initiative in Tokyo on Monday. The event was held one day before trade ministers from the 12 Pacific Rim nations resumed […]Continue Reading ...
AsiaOne TPP secrecy fuels fears that corporate interests will prevail, News, News …AsiaOneThese are some of the potential pitfalls posed by the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the 12-country free-trade and investment pact that is shrouded in secrecy as negotiations head into the final stage in Hawaii this week. A handful of draft chapters …Secrecy around TPP […]Continue Reading ...
Stuff.co.nz TPP could allow foreigners to buy large assets without formal approval – John …Stuff.co.nzPrime Minster John Key insists that on balance, Kiwis will benefit from signing up to TPP. The Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal could allow foreign entities to buy large assets without Crown approval, Prime Minister John Key has signalled. Key was […]Continue Reading ...
Show us the TPP | CrikeyCrikey (registration)Indeed, Abbott’s obsession with signing up to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, apparently at any cost, seems less about rational policy than blind ideology. The government has sought to portray opposition to the TPP as xenophobic and anti-free trade … and more »Continue Reading ...
Scoop.co.nz Post-Cab Presser: Foreign buyers register, TPP and SERCO | Scoop NewsScoop.co.nzAt a press conference today in Wellington, John Key discussed the foreign buyers register as well as the TPP and Serco. Key was questioned whether a stamp tax might be a tool to deal with foreign buyers. “That would depend on the country involved […]Continue Reading ...
John Key: Labour Party ‘slightly schizophrenic position’ on TPP – TVNZTVNZThe Prime Minister took the opposition party to task over their previous stance on foreign investment. Source: ONE News. Related. Politics. ‘He was a lot of fun to work with, he was passionate’ – colleague of missing tramper. 8:20pm. share. He was a … and […]Continue Reading ...
The Guardian Trans-Pacific Partnership deal is close, Andrew Robb says, but obstacles …The GuardianTrans-Pacific Partnership deal is close, Andrew Robb says, but obstacles remain. The trade minister has flown to Hawaii for what he hopes is the final round of negotiations, with patents and exports the final hurdles to an agreement. Andrew Robb has …The […]Continue Reading ...
Sugar and dairy among TPP sticking pointsPerth NowANDREW Robb is in Hawaii this week for what could be the final negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Mr Robb defended the secrecy of the trade talks and told ABC Radio “nothing’s agreed until everything’s agreed”. Opposition Leader Bill …Continue Reading ...
AsiaOne TPP likely to open bidding for major infrastructure projectsAsiaOneActing Deputy US Trade Representative Wendy Cutler (front L) shakes hands with her Japanese counterpart Hiroshi Oe prior to their talks for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade negotiations at the Foreign Ministry in Tokyo on July 9, 2015 …TPP seen opening intl bidding on key […]Continue Reading ...
Politico The Trans-Pacific Partnership issues in-depth – Doug Palmer – POLITICOPoliticoThere are hundreds if not thousands of issues to resolve within the nearly 30 chapters of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership pact, which would cover more than 40 percent of world economic output. Here are some that have received the most attention:.TPP secrecy fuels fears that […]Continue Reading ...
Yahoo News UK TPP secrecy fuels fears that corporate interests will prevail, World News …The Straits TimesThese are some of the potential pitfalls posed by the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the 12-country free-trade and investment pact that is shrouded in secrecy as negotiations head into the final stage in Hawaii this week. A handful of draft […]Continue Reading ...
Yahoo News UK Secrecy around TPP trade deal fuels suspicions, worries | GulfNews.comgulfnews.comA handful of draft chapters of the TPP, leaked via WikiLeaks, have highlighted the proposed treaty’s heavy emphasis on expanding protections for corporate rights and assets like intellectual property — patents, copyrights and databases — that are far …Secrecy around TPP trade deal […]Continue Reading ...
Ottawa Citizen Maurice Hladik: How the TPP could be farmers’ best friend | Ottawa CitizenOttawa CitizenNow along comes the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) which, according to some, is NAFTA on steroids with a dozen potential players. It is crunch time in the negotiating process with Australia, New Zealand and the U.S. taking the charge in […]Continue Reading ...
The Japan News TPP seen opening intl bidding on key infrastructure – The Japan NewsThe Japan NewsThe Yomiuri Shimbun The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is likely to obligate member nations to open up bidding for major infrastructure projects to overseas companies, a step that would give a welcome boost to Japanese companies seeking orders …Continue Reading ...
The Hill Left gathers forces for final push against TPP | TheHillThe HillAfter losing a battle to stop fast-track legislation, liberal Democrats in the House are teaming up with labor unions and other allies in an effort to thwart the TPP through social media campaigns, protests on and around Capitol Hill, and regular …‘Shrewd’ Canada […]Continue Reading ...
The Japan Times Tight secrecy surrounding TPP trade deal leads to increased suspicions …The Japan TimesA handful of draft chapters of the TPP, leaked via WikiLeaks, have highlighted the proposed treaty’s heavy emphasis on expanding protections for corporate rights and assets like intellectual property — patents, copyrights and databases — that are far …Secrecy around […]Continue Reading ...
The Japan News Robb heading to Hawaii for TPP talksSBSMr Robb will participate in the Trans-Pacific Partnership meeting from Tuesday to Friday which could result in the world’s largest regional free trade agreement with two-way trade worth around $223 billion. “The negotiations are at a very advanced …TPP must deliver, say beef producersScoop.co.nz (press release)Chief […]Continue Reading ...
The Straits Times Secrecy around TPP trade deal fuels suspicions and worries, United States News …The Straits TimesA handful of draft chapters of the TPP, leaked via Wikileaks, have highlighted the proposed treaty’s heavy emphasis on expanding protections for corporate rights and assets like intellectual property – patents, copyrights and databases – that are far […]Continue Reading ...
The National Business Review Would TPP allow a ban on foreign home buyers? Groser speaks | The National …The National Business ReviewTrade minister Tim Groser says a legal challenge against any future government ban on foreign property buyers can’t be ruled out under the Trans-Pacific Partnersship (TPP) agreement. But he says the “real issue” is […]Continue Reading ...
Sydney Morning Herald TPP: Australia on the verge of joining huge new Pacific trade deal – Sydney …Sydney Morning HeraldAustralia is on the cusp of joining a huge new United States-led trade deal which will “set the rules” for doing business in the region at the expense of China. The Trans-Pacific Partnership, involving twelve Pacific-Rim […]Continue Reading ...
AsiaOne Why cosplay fans fear the TPP, AsiaOne Asia News – News @ AsiaOneAsiaOneAnd it is due to something else that transcends borders and cultures – the planned Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement. Though no deal has been sealed, the pact, if implemented, would strengthen the protection of intellectual property to …Continue Reading ...
The Japan News Chief negotiators begin talks on final TPP issue – The Japan NewsThe Japan NewsBy Takahiro Tsujimoto and Yuya Yokobori / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff WritersMAUI, Hawaii — Chief negotiators from countries participating in talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement began a conference Friday on the Hawaiian island of Maui.TPP Trade Deal […]Continue Reading ...
TPP threatens sovereignty – Spokesman.com – July 25, 2015 – The Spokesman-ReviewThe Spokesman ReviewI’m writing this letter to make aware to the American people a deal that steals our sovereignty. The Trans Pacific Partnership will place American businesses at a competitive disadvantage to foreign firms. Foreign companies will not be subject to the …Continue Reading ...
The Globe and Mail (subscription) Obama’s negotiators should can public theatrics and forge a fair TPP deal …The Globe and Mail (subscription)There was a whiff of desperation this week in U.S. negotiator Michael Froman’s public gibes at Canada regarding the Trans-Pacific Partnership, echoed plaintively by Ambassador Bruce Heyman. Of course, desperation in pursuit of legacy […]Continue Reading ...
CattleNetwork.com Pacific.scoop.co.nz » TPP must deliver, say beef producersScoop.co.nz (press release)After five years of negotiations, the TPP must not be allowed to drift or lose momentum at this crucial stage. There is so much to gain from trade reform – with more seamless trade rules, reduced costs and less red tape making it easier for […]Continue Reading ...
TPP must deliver, say beef producersScoop.co.nz (press release)Beef producers from five Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) member countries are calling for a high-quality market access deal on beef to be secured at the TPP ministerial meeting in Hawaii this month. Negotiators and trade ministers from the 12 TPP …Continue Reading ...
TPP must deliver, say beef producers | Scoop NewsScoop.co.nz (press release)After five years of negotiations, the TPP must not be allowed to drift or lose momentum at this crucial stage. There is so much to gain from trade reform – with more seamless trade rules, reduced costs and less red tape making it easier for […]Continue Reading ...
Voice of America TPP Trade Deal May Wrap Up This Week – Voice of AmericaVoice of AmericaWASHINGTON—. Talks on the complex and controversial Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) are said to be nearing completion as top negotiators from 12 nations gathered Friday in Hawaii. Trade ministers will join the talks next Tuesday in an effort to […]Continue Reading ...
Livemint Japan PM prepares for ‘tough TPP talks’ | Jamestown SunJamestown Sun“TPP will bring in growth to this region and become the core of the growth strategy of Abenomics. Therefore I ask Trade Minister (Akira) Amari and others to overcome all obstacles and bring us back results that maximises national interest,” he added.The Trans-Pacific Partnership: […]Continue Reading ...
Strong TPP intellectual property provisions benefit innovation, consumers and …The Hill (blog)Before the ink was dry on the historic Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation that President Obama signed into law last month, opponents were already working to quash the next item on the president’s trade agenda: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).Continue Reading ...
AlterNet MSNBC Cans Only Cable TV Host Who Extensively Covered TPP | AlternetAlterNet[During an 18 month period] CNN and Fox News each mentioned the TPP during two broadcasts. MSNBC’s The Ed Show discussed the trade agreement on 71 broadcasts, but the TPP was mentioned on the network’s other evening programming only twice … and more »Continue Reading ...
The Globe and Mail (subscription) Why the TPP is all about Japan for Canada – The Globe and MailThe Globe and Mail (subscription)Canadian International Trade Minister Ed Fast and his 11 TPP counterparts are gathering in Maui, Hawaii, next week in what is expected to be the final drive toward an agreement. The meeting comes […]Continue Reading ...
Labour confirms conditional support for TPP | Otago Daily Times Online News …Otago Daily TimesThe TPP is bitterly opposed by many on the left who want New Zealand’s involvement to be completely scrapped, but after a meeting of the Labour caucus this week the party has announced its support. “Labour is pro free trade, as […]Continue Reading ...
CBC.ca ‘Shrewd’ Canada playing long game as TPP trade talks begin in Maui – Politics …CBC.caAs Canada’s lead negotiator Kirsten Hillman and the rest of her Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiating team sit down with their counterparts in Maui, Hawaii this weekend, they may sense pounding from more than just the nearby surf. The game has changed …Why […]Continue Reading ...
Radio New Zealand Tribunal to decide on TPP inquiry | Radio New Zealand NewsRadio New ZealandThe Council of Trade Unions (CTU) is calling on the Waitangi Tribunal to agree to hold an urgent hearing into the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The Waitangi Tribunal is hearing arguments on whether it should hold an urgent inquiry into the. Photo: […]Continue Reading ...
Labour gives conditional support for TPPNew Zealand HeraldLabour has confirmed its conditional support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership – saying it wants the controversial free trade agreement if conditions are met, including allowing its proposed ban on house purchases by foreigners. The TPP is bitterly … and more »Continue Reading ...
TPP would raise growth, incomes in Japan, IMF economist forecasts | The Japan …The Japan Times“It could be annually between 0.2 to 0.3 percent (percentage point) per year as an additional impact on growth,” Luc Everaert, head of the IMF’s Japan Division, said in a recent interview, referring to the impact that conclusion of the […]Continue Reading ...
iPolitics.ca (subscription) Forget supply management — the TPP has bigger problems – iPoliticsiPolitics.ca (subscription)The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed trade agreement that would encompass nearly 40 per cent of world GDP, heads to Hawaii later this month for ministerial-level negotiations. According to media reports, this may be the final round of talks …Continue Reading ...
Radio New Zealand Crown defends TPP secrecy at tribunal hearing | Radio New Zealand NewsRadio New ZealandThe Waitangi Tribunal questioned the Solicitor General about the secrecy surrounding the proposed Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement at a hearing in Wellington yesterday. The Waitangi Tribunal is hearing arguments on whether it should hold an … and more »Continue Reading ...
Fed, U.K. GDP, Obama in Africa, TPP: Week Ahead July 25-Aug. 1BloombergTrade ministers gather in Hawaii to discuss the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade bloc. Brazil, Mexico and Russia are among countries setting interest rates. Exxon Mobil Corp., Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and Pfizer Inc. are among companies …Continue Reading ...
‘The stuff of movies’ – TPP fears raised – TVNZTVNZ‘The stuff of movies’ – TPP fears raised. 2 minutes ago. share. TPP protesters on Parliament grounds . Source: ONE News. ONE News Now readers are divided over whether a trade partnership deal is worth having, if restrictions are lifted on foriegn …Continue Reading ...
TPP trade deal could be signed soon – The Western ProducerWestern Producer (subscription)CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. — Officials from the 12 countries negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership meet in Maui July 24 to hammer out a trade deal some say could be signed next week when trade ministers also meet there. They do so with the blessing of …Continue Reading ...
Every year, over a thousand 18-35-year-old Canadians travel to New Zealand on a working holiday visa. The Canadian Australian Chamber of Commerce Job Bank provides an opportunity to connect Australian and New Zealand employers with Canadian working holidaymakers as they embark upon journeys-of-a-lifetime. Many Canadians would go to New Zealand after their working holiday in Australia. These travellers […]
RE: Special Measures for Foreign Nationals Affected by the U.S. Executive Order: “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/media/notices/2017-01-31.asp The Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship has used his authority to issue a public policy, effective immediately, to help people who may be stranded as a result of the U.S. […]
RE: Special Authorization for dual Canadian citizens extended http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/department/media/notices/2017-01-27.asp Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada is extending the period of time that eligible dual Canadian citizens can apply for a special authorization. This extension follows consultations with our partners, including airlines. On November 10, 2016, the Government of Canada implemented a system to electronically verify that […]
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