An increasing number of Myanmar people are selling kidneys as a quick-fix solution to poverty and debt, with many donors going to India for transplants and telling lies to have them approved.
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The government is planning to purchase paddy at a floor price set to ensure farmers get a decent return and some rice traders are also pushing for another round of rice-buying to maintain the country’s reserve stocks.
Dubbed the “Buddhist Bin Laden”, Ashin Wirathu is known for his nationalist and anti-Islamic rhetoric. Analysts described his turning himself in as his attempt to.
In the third and final episode in Frontier’s election talk show series, party leaders and civil society leaders discuss development, the power of the youth vote.