BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Morning Run  >  Current Affairs  >  TPP: Trade Trumps Human Rights?

TPP: Trade Trumps Human Rights?

Robert Menendez | John Sifton | Charles Santiago

14-Jul-15 08:35

TPP: Trade Trumps Human Rights?

A Reuters report last week that Malaysia is set to receive an upgrade in this year’s US State Department’s Trafficking in Persons report has sparked outrage. The upgrade would allow Malaysia to participate in the newly fast-tracked Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement. After a spate of poorly handled human trafficking incidents, is this a sign that the US’ trade interests trump its human rights agenda? We explore whether Malaysia done enough to justify an upgrade or if there are greater political forces at play.

This is a report by Daniel Subramaniam.


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories: 

Tags:  trade policytppahuman traffickingUS SenateHuman Rights WatchMalaysiaRobert Menendezmfbnoappt





Play / Pause

Listen now : BFM 89.9 -- The Business Station

Today’s Shows



11:00 AM

A Bit of Culture (REPEAT)

Memory and Its Weakness; Kam Raslan | Zan Azlee | Ong Kar Jin

12:00 PM

I Love KL (REPEAT)

Check Them Out! - Piying Dream & Lain Lain Exhibition; Jean Borie de Varine, Co-founder and Chief Product & Creative Officer, Temple of Light | Wendy Teo, Curator, The Lain Lain Project

1:00 PM

The Workplace (REPEAT)

Cultivating a Thriving Workplace Culture, Episode 1; Emellia Shariff, Managing Partner, Speak Up Malaysia

2:00 PM

Popcorn Culture (REPEAT)

Throwback: Treasure Planet

3:00 PM

GGWP (REPEAT)

Review - Crow Country; Jonathan Leo, Content Director, Kakuchopurei.com

4:00 PM

Pick Of The Pops

Ep548

6:00 PM

The Pulse (REPEAT)

Pulse Picks: Mavis Staples, Ezra Collective, Thee Sacred Souls, Tom Misch