TPP vs China on the 2D Chessboard - Asia-Pacific Perspective

   

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Published on Oct 15, 2015

Welcome back to The Asia-Pacific Perspective, where James Corbett of corbettreport.com and Broc West of apperspective.net bring you the latest news from the Asia-Pacific region. This month:

STORY 1: Will China Joins Forces Against The #TPP?
http://tinyurl.com/oz5fwqh
TPP: A big business pact against the Asia-Pacific working class
http://tinyurl.com/o5mxcdt
'New Silk Road' to stand as China's answer
http://tinyurl.com/po82bs7
Australia poised to ratify China trade deal
http://tinyurl.com/namc46s
Court rules New Zealand gov't unlawfully withheld secret TPP documents
http://tinyurl.com/qeeenjr

STORY 2: Controversial Australian Data-Retention Laws 'Unlikely To Prevent Crime'
http://tinyurl.com/pa2myzr
Data retention has started in Australia, but ISP's aren't ready
http://tinyurl.com/p2zlzqr
How To Get Around Australia's Data Retention Scheme
http://tinyurl.com/pmrweop

#APPerspective Updates:
South Korean President Seeks Fresh Momentum on Pyongyang and Washington Alliance
http://tinyurl.com/ptoehza
Seoul to Create Special Unit to Attack North Korea Nuke, Missile Assets
http://tinyurl.com/od6j2w9
Thaksin faces arrest for failing to attend trial
http://tinyurl.com/pwxkbtk
Tianjin hit by another fire and explosion at chemical warehouse
http://tinyurl.com/nvjnm3g
As Scandal Mounts, Largesse Keeps Malaysia’s PM in Power
http://tinyurl.com/ngrw2ra
Why Beijing Isn't Backing Down on South China Sea (h/t @milesoftruth)
http://tinyurl.com/ndt48xs

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