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Man turns rooftop into dance floor in southern Vietnam

The man, believed to be under the influence of drugs, spent nearly 10 hours singing and dancing on a rooftop.

Internationally wanted Russian drug dealer arrested in central Vietnam

The woman had been working at a four-star hotel in Nha Trang resort town for nearly three years before being ...

Fighting addiction at a Thai monastery

A cocaine addiction had pushed Cengiz, a 38-year-old Turkish German, to the brink of suicide, until he found salvation half a world away at a Buddhist monastery in Thailand.
May 11, 2017 | 10:56 am GMT+7

Drug user looks for new high on Hanoi power pilon

It took police more than two hours to bring him down safely.
May 02, 2017 | 10:47 am GMT+7

Man dices with death on power cable walk in Ho Chi Minh City

Reports suggest the man was high while he was standing precariously on the high-voltage lines.
April 17, 2017 | 06:43 pm GMT+7

Police arrest meth smugglers carring 4,000 pills in northern Vietnam

The two were caught red-handed trying to sell the pills to a dealer at a local motel.
April 02, 2017 | 05:41 pm GMT+7

Shots fired as Vietnam police take down heroin trafficker

'It was just like an action movie.'
March 19, 2017 | 03:53 pm GMT+7

Top Philippine drug war critic arrested at Senate - AFP

'I am innocent,' said arrested senator.
February 24, 2017 | 08:03 am GMT+7

Hanoi trees have bark peeled off by locals desperate for cancer cure

Vandals often acted during the night, attacking old trees that many believe may have medicinal properties.
February 07, 2017 | 11:38 am GMT+7

Biggest ever meth smuggling ring busted in northern Vietnam

Nearly 45 kilograms (99 lbs) of methamphetamine and 10 kilograms of heroin were seized during the raid.
January 26, 2017 | 12:44 pm GMT+7

Australian nationals busted for leading drug ring between Cambodia, Vietnam

Another gang member was arrested with 3 kilos of drugs in late November.
December 05, 2016 | 10:59 am GMT+7

2 men arrested for smuggling marijuana in central Vietnam

They are caught with more than 30kg of marijuana and meth.
October 19, 2016 | 10:48 am GMT+7

As bodies pile up in Philippines, many fear to talk about Duterte's war

Last week the number of people killed since July 1 reached 2,400.
September 05, 2016 | 09:14 am GMT+7

Facebook post helps Vietnamese police track down monkey murderer

Online posts and a young man's desire to show off have brought the killer to justice.
August 02, 2016 | 01:39 pm GMT+7

The dark side of Duterte's deadly but popular drugs war

When the image of Jennelyn Olaires weeping as she cradled the body of her slain husband went viral in the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte called it melodramatic.
July 31, 2016 | 10:57 am GMT+7