Myanmar's bloodstained jade mining industry is built on drug addiction, slave labour & environmental destruction
Author: Pearl Forss, Channel News Asia, Published on: 8 September 2018
"Blood jades: The dark side of Myanmar's trade with China" 8 September 2018
The jade trade between Myanmar and China is worth an estimated US$30 billion a year - about half of Myanmar’s GDP. But jade mining is a bloodstained business built on drug addiction, slave labour and massive environmental destruction. Who should be responsible for the dark side of jade trade?
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