Next for TPP: Trade deal goes to parliament amid protests

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The Malaysian parliament has approved the Trans Pacific Partnership deal after a 2 day debate.

This is a domestic step leading up to the signing of the trade pact with 11 other member states next week. Malaysia’s government says the wide-ranging trade and investment deal is in the country’s interests, but many are protesting against it.
CCTV’s Rian Maelzer reports from Kuala Lumpur.
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Next for TPP: Trade deal goes to parliament amid protests

The Malaysian parliament has approved the Trans Pacific Partnership deal after a 2 day debate.This is a domestic step leading up to the signing of the trade pact with 11 other member states next week. Malaysia's government says the wide-ranging trade and investment deal is in the country's interests, but many are protesting against it. CCTV's Rian Maelzer reports from Kuala Lumpur.


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Simon Lester on what's next for TPP

CCTV America’s Rachelle Akuffo spoke with Simon Lester. He is a trade policy analyst at the CATO Institute.