Rent rises displace Burma's poor in Yangon

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Poi
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Rent rises displace Burma's poor in Yangon

Post by Poi » Wed Sep 11, 2013 8:32 am

Rent increases have forced thousands of poor families out of their homes in Yangon, the commercial capital of Burma, also known as Myanmar.

In the last two years, prices have doubled and even tripled in some parts of the city.

Full Story: BBC

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