Archive - 2005 - Article

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Colourful protests greet WTO talks in Hong Kong

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13 December, 2005
Thousands of anti-globalization activists marched through Hong Kong watched by a huge security operation aimed at preventing a repeat of violence that has rocked previous WTO meetings.

Focus: On the Road to Hong Kong?(Number 6, 14 December 2005)

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13 December, 2005
Today was the first day of negotiations proper

Asian people speaks out about the negative impacts of WTO

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13 December, 2005
'Say no to WTO' was the consensus reached by Asian grassroots activists who gathered this morning at Victoria Park in Hong Kong to share their experiences of unfair trade policies imposed by rich nations

US can't hide behind immigration at WTO: India

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13 December, 2005
The United States will have to open its market to more foreign temporary workers as part of any new world trade deal, despite strong opposition in the US Congress, Commerce Minister Kamal Nath said on Wednesday.

U.S., EU spar at world trade talks

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13 December, 2005
The United States and the European Union sparred on Wednesday over farm subsidies, food aid and measures to help the world's poorest countries, souring world trade talks that were already in trouble.

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TWN Briefings for Hong Kong No. 3

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12 December, 2005
Though there are problems in all the critical areas of agriculture, viz., market access, domestic subsidy and export subsidy, the key questions are in the domestic subsidy of the developed countries

Doha Development Agenda a disaster for Third World people

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12 December, 2005
As the World Trade Organization prepares for the opening of the 6th Ministerial Conference today, independent think-tank IBON says that the center of its negotiations, the Doha Development Agenda (DDA)

U.S. Makes Plea On Cotton, West Africans Unimpressed

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12 December, 2005
With the World Trade Organization meeting under way, the United States is trying to convince West African governments to pressure the European Union into making a bigger offer to cut agricultural tariffs and subsidies.

G20 Ministers reaffirm ?agriculture central to Doha Round,? India and Brazil state positions

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12 December, 2005
The Group of 20 developing countries held a Ministerial meeting Tuesday morning and issued a G20 Ministerial Declaration reaffirming its position that agriculture is the central issue of the Doha Round .

Hear the Silent Majority Speak!

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12 December, 2005
People from all over the world united by one common purpose, gathered on the football pitches of Victoria Park in Hong Kong to herald the opening of the Peoples Action Week (PAW) in protest of the official opening of the 6th WTO Ministerial.