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We call for peoples around the world to stand in solidarity with the Filipino people and its organisations who have been active in forwarding people’s development.
This policy brief outlines significant problems in the economic and security areas for the 2017 East Asia Summit in the Philippines, focusing on development impact and the role of US and China's influence on Southeast Asian countries.
A few days ago, the United States, Japan and 10 other countries from the Pacific region arrived at a final agreement to approve what has been cited as the largest regional trade accord in history, The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. The trade deal focuses on lowering trade barriers to goods and services, tightens intellectual property (IP) laws and establishes an investor-state dispute settlement mechanism.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), a multilateral free trade agreement (FTA) in Asia-Pacific being negotiated by 12 countries (the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Vietnam, Chile, Canada, Mexico and Peru), was the subject of the public forum, "What’s wrong with partnership? An Asian perspective on the Trans-Pacific Partnership."