Archive - Oct 17, 2005

Activists confront new WTO chief

Original Publication Date: 
16 October, 2005
Pascal Lamy, the WTO director-general, yesterday fielded questions from anti-globalisation activists who contended that free trade does not benefit the poor.

WTO meet `make or break' for trade

Original Publication Date: 
16 October, 2005
Pascal Lamy, director general of the World Trade Organization, warned in two separate speeches in Hong Kong Sunday that the meeting in the city in mid-December would be the critical make-or-break few days for the future of world trade.

Rocky start to WTO dialogue

Original Publication Date: 
16 October, 2005
Protesters swarmed WTO director- general Pascal Lamy's car outside Hong Kong University Sunday in what could be a sign of things to come between anti-globalization protesters and free-trade proponents.

Taiwan Asks Wto Members to Improve Communications Rules

Original Publication Date: 
16 October, 2005
Taiwan has submitted to the World Trade Organization (WTO) a proposal for member economies to streamline their legal systems regarding the communications service sector