The medical staff aboard the ship will offer free examination and treatment for city dwellers
"The U.S. was on one side of the issue [of intellectual property in medicines], while practically every other country were on...
Major issues are still unresolved, including dairy exports and exclusivity periods for biologic drugs.
"There are a lot of difficulties to overcome with intellectual property."
Canadian Trade Minister warned that there is a "lot of hard work to be done."
For critics, the proposals show a deal more about corporate benefits than boosting economies and development.
They range from market access to monopoly periods for medicines.
Japan called for TPP members to offer their final concessions during the ministerial meeting in Hawaii.
The fight over drug rules reflects the complexities involved in a new generation of trade deals.
The agreement between Boeing and Vietnam Airlines was "a milestone" in efforts to deepen ties through bilateral trade.
The United States and Japan - the bloc's economic heavyweights - are likely to win the most in dollar terms, according to...
The vote bolsters efforts by Japan and the U.S. -- the top economies among TPP members -- to accelerate talks on the...