Headlines Tagged with Brunei — 230 headlines found
American trade officials need to toughen their stance when Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations resume. They should be siding with the public and those concerned about public health, not the makers of products known to be lethal and highly addictive.
Sep 1, 2013 New York Times
added Sep 1, 2013 01:25
By allowing the tobacco industry to undercut these measures and throw the health of millions to the wind, the U.S. is risking putting a chill on all international trade agreements.
Aug 27, 2013 Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Aug 27, 2013 11:02
The U.S. trade representative's office said it would offer a new tobacco proposal — which intends to balance the Obama administration's public health goals with its trade agenda — during the latest round of TPP negotiations, set to start Friday. Among ot
Aug 22, 2013 Law360
added Aug 26, 2013 15:23
[Brunei] Malaysia Applauded for Strong Proposal to Protect Tobacco Control Measures Under Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement
strongly supports the proposal offered today by the government of Malaysia, in negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, that would protect the sovereign rights of participating nations to adopt measures to reduce tobacco use.
Aug 26, 2013 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 26, 2013 14:07
The Trans-Pacific Partnership debate over tobacco became heated over the weekend, after U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman announced a new position that would allow legal challenges against a country’s anti-smoking policies. Mr. Froman said the cha
Aug 26, 2013 Globe and Mail (ca)
added Aug 26, 2013 11:30
The groups said they are wary of the TPP agreement because the tobacco industry has used other trade and investment pacts to challenge anti-smoking measures in the United States, Australia, Uruguay, Ireland, Norway and Turkey. On the other side, the U.S
Aug 22, 2013 Reuters
added Aug 26, 2013 10:56
Brunei is a tiny, remote country ... Who could think of a better place to hold a round of secretive trade talks? And the timing is opportune, too. Held at the end of August, when many -- at least in the United States -- are away on summer vacation, thes
Aug 23, 2013 Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 26, 2013 10:53
The timetable for completing the world's largest free trade agreement is slipping as negotiators in Brunei express concern at US proposals to give tobacco companies the power to sue governments and to weaken government control of state-owned enterprises.
Aug 26, 2013 Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 26, 2013 05:53
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman didn’t wait long after arriving in Brunei this week for the 19th round of talks in the Trans-Pacific Partnership to create controversy, making a point of identifying tobacco as a specific example of a public healt
Aug 23, 2013 Politico
added Aug 24, 2013 11:52
[USA] Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): 19th Round of Negotiations Set for Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei—August 23-30, 2013
Dear Stakeholder: The Government of Brunei Darussalam has just announced registered stakeholder activities for the upcoming 19th Round of Negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to be held on Tuesday, August 27, 2013, in Bandar Seri Begawa
Aug 13, 2013 Office of the United States Trade Representative
added Aug 13, 2013 13:43