A Strategy for the Cancun WTO Ministerial

Declaration of the Stop the New Round! Coalition Philippines 22 January 2003 President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo’s statement at the October summit of APEC in Mexico decrying the unfair trade rules of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and her more recent rhetoric against “unbridled globalization” were long overdue. But, as they say, better late than never.…

APL condemns the Tariff Commission and calls for public review of country’s WTO commitments and other trade arrangements

The Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) condemned the Tariff Commission (TC) for failing to protect the public interest after deciding last March 15, 2002 to recommend the non-imposition of safeguards on imported cement. The decision comes at a time when workers are reeling from massive retrenchments and the government is loosing millions of pesos in…