Archive - Set 18, 2005 - Article

Hong Kong To Stock Chemical Antidotes For WTO Mtg

Original Publication Date: 
17 Settembre, 2005
The Hong Kong government has ordered hospitals to stock up on antidotes to cyanide and insecticide in preparation for chemical attacks during the World Trade Organization meeting in December

Developing countries warned against WTO-plus issues and rules in FTAs

Original Publication Date: 
17 Settembre, 2005
The Third World Network held a regional Asian workshop on bilateraland regional FTAs on 26-29 August in Kuala Lumpur. Many speakers and participants voiced concerns about how the developed countries are making use of such FTAs to get developing countries to accept issues (such as investment) and rules (such as in intellectual property and services) that oblige them to take on more commitments than they have acepted in the WTO.(M.Khor)