Myanmar’s economic crisis fuels underground currency trading

By Reuters Staff and published by Channel NewsAsia AS MYANMAR’S economic slump deepens after February’s military coup and parts of its financial system freeze up, many in the strife-torn country are turning to online groups to bypass official channels to trade currencies. The fragility of the financial system was further exposed this week when the

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Democrat Party against Prawit taking charge of Agriculture Ministry agencies

By Thai Newsroom Reporters THE DEMOCRAT PARTY today (Oct. 1) expressed strong opposition to the handing over of certain agencies of the Agriculture and Cooperatives Ministry to Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan, who concurrently performs as leader of the Palang Pracharath Party. Democrat Party spokesman Ramet Ratanachaweng commented that the coalition partner has definitely not

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