CAP calls on the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) and the Department of Standards (Standards Malaysia) to immediately withdraw a Malaysian proposal that it has tabled at the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations. We believe that this proposal will have potentially dangerous impacts on public health, food safety and consumer choice.
Y.B. Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed
Minister of International Trade and Industry
Ministry of International Trade and Industry
15th Floor, Block 10, Government Offices Complex, Jalan Duta,
50622 Kuala Lumpur
21 May, 2013
Open letter from Malaysian NGOs on the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA)
We refer to the statement issued by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) to the press on 15 May, 2013, following the remarks made a day earlier by the chief executive officer of the Malay Economic Action Council (Majlis Tindakan Ekonomi Melayu), Mohd Nizam Mashar, in relation to the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA).
Letter to the President of Brazil, Lula da Silva on the murder of environmental activist Cicero Guedes
YAB Prime Minister of Malaysia announcement during the December 2009 COP15 at Copenhagen that "Malaysia is adopting an indicator of a voluntary reduction of up to 40 percent in terms of emissions intensity of GDP (gross domestic product) by the year 2020 compared to 2005 levels".
The recent dog attack case brings into focus the problem with pet shops and backyard breeders who breed animals indiscriminately without any appreciation or concern for breed standards, genetics, the animal’s health or socialisation.