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Undercover Asia

03:44 Min

Buying a baby in the Philippines is as easy as putting up a Facebook post. Within a week, the Undercover Asia team received responses from ‘BMOMs’ or birth mothers asking for ‘adoption fees’ as low as US$100. Some middlemen even have lists of babies on sale, with an average price of about US$200 per baby.

Undercover Asia

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Buying a baby in the Philippines is as easy as putting up a Facebook post. Within a week, the Undercover Asia team received responses from ‘BMOMs’ or birth mothers asking for ‘adoption fees’ as low as US$100. Some middlemen even have lists of babies on sale, with an average price of about US$200 per baby.

Undercover Asia

About the show:

CNA's award-winning investigative series Undercover Asia returns for the eighth season to uncover the hard truths in the underbelly of Asia, and help us understand the plight of the disenfranchised and the displaced.

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