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Babies ‘for sale’ in Philippines

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Newborn babies are being bought and sold outside Manila hospitals, according to a local television report in the Philippines. 

GMA Network's Brigada programme claims that the underground trade in newborn babies is thriving around Metro Manila hospitals.

The programme reports that syndicates of women are selling their babies for as little as US$120 (3,700 baht) up to US$500 (18,500 baht), mostly to couples having trouble conceiving.

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