Extract from “Bauxite mining moratorium could land Malaysia in trouble under TPP, says law professor”

Law expert, Prof Gurdial Sing Nijar said the Malaysian government would be hampered in taking counter-legal action as the agreement would limit what a government could do in such cases. This can only happen, however, if the bauxite mines that are causing pollution woes in Kuantan, Pahang, are owned by foreign companies, and if Malaysia joins the trade pact.

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