US trade reps at the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations in Dallas were left red-faced on Friday, when activists gatecrashed a welcome gala and presented the US Trade Rep with a fake award for bulldozing through the Big Business/MNC agenda. (Malaysia...
Hydro Tasmania, acting as a dam consultant, is helping Sarawak build more dams, which could displace natives, while a Sarawak timber firm, after extensive logging in Sarawak, is now involved in the timber industry in Tasmania. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoDxRfbRy1k&feature=relmfu http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RyzD7q_891E&feature=relmfu Ta Ann Tasmania...
The MACC's probe into Taib Mahmud over allegations of timber corruption will further embarrass Adelaide University. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bH9rwyTOefc?rel=0&w=470&h=292] In March, Adelaide University's Vice-Chancellor-cum-President, James McWha, came under pressure when the Australian Greens organised a protest rally against the University's...
Lim Mah Hui and Kevin Gallagher warn that the Trans-Pacific Partnership could make it difficult for participating nations to regulate speculative capital flows to protect their economies from financial crises. Proposed measures in the new Trans-Pacific trade...
Australian journalist and fashion blogger Patty Huntington has come up with her latest riposte on that Malaysian shopping spree in Sydney. The emails that she has reproduced in her blog are pretty damning. See what you make...