Opponents of Pacific trade pact stage rally in Washington

December 9, 2014 by · Comments Off on Opponents of Pacific trade pact stage rally in Washington 

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 — More than 200 people including members of civic groups and labor unions staged a rally Monday in Washington protesting the lack of transparency surrounding the ongoing negotiations for a U.S.-led Pacific free trade pact.

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U.S. urges Japan to take "bold" steps in TPP talks

October 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on U.S. urges Japan to take "bold" steps in TPP talks 

TOKYO, Oct. 15 — Japan needs to take "bold" steps toward concluding Pacific free trade talks, Acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler said Wednesday, noting that difficult issues remain between the two sides.

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