In Race to Develop Myanmar, Government Grabs Farmland 2013-08-12
Myanmar's government has entered into a major development agreement with a consortium of Japanese companies to build tech, food and textile factories. For many, this means more jobs, trade and revenue. But to make room, some farmers are being evicted and losing their livelihood. Special correspondent Kira Kay reports.
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Common local unit of weight is peiktha (viss), which equals to 3.6 pounds. Most common unit of measure is feet and inches. ... More