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58 held in Da Nang karaoke parlor drug bust

Police detained 58 who tested positive for drugs after a Da Nang karaoke parlor raid early Saturday and are planning to admit some of them to rehab centers.

Saigon bar raid nets hundreds of drug users

Over 200 patrons tested positive for banned substances at a Saigon bar following a Wednesday raid, local police say.

Alcohol destroyed my brother’s life. Don’t let it destroy yours

As long as drinking is a cultural necessity and worn as a badge of social honor, there will be a price to pay.
June 13, 2019 | 06:32 pm GMT+7

Woman arrested in northern Vietnam with drugs carried from Laos border

A woman who allegedly trafficked drugs from Laos border to Hanoi and northern provinces has been arrested.
June 06, 2019 | 11:15 am GMT+7

Ministry wants re-enactment of law imprisoning drug users

A 1999 law that would imprison anyone who illegally uses drugs is on the anvil as an anti-drug trafficking move.
June 04, 2019 | 02:08 pm GMT+7

Vietnam drug haul exceeds six tons in just four months

To put this in perspective, the combined tally for 2017 and 2018 was 8.5 tons.
April 29, 2019 | 07:44 am GMT+7

Vietnam introduces meth de-addiction regimen as use becomes widespread

Vietnam has created its first regimen for treating synthetic drug addicts, and it combines medication with psychological support.
March 14, 2019 | 12:34 pm GMT+7

1,600 die yearly from drug overdose in Vietnam

The country currently has approximately 220,000 people using drugs, costing rehab facilities millions of dollars each year.
September 27, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Facebook shares swing as changes trim time spent by users

Recent changes cut time spent on the site by some 50 million hours per day.
February 01, 2018 | 10:09 am GMT+7

Hanoi girl hospitalized with depression linked to Facebook addiction

Her parents were forced to sedate her when she lost control after they banned her from going online.
January 09, 2018 | 02:11 pm GMT+7

IPhone addiction may be a virtue, not a vice for investors: analysis

'Addictive things are very profitable.'
January 09, 2018 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

The science of smartphone addiction

Smartphone addiction has reached the point that the mere thought of being separated from our phones strikes fear in our hearts.
December 02, 2017 | 09:30 am GMT+7

Drug rehab director threatens to kill patients in Vietnam: police

Police have seized a tear gas gun with five cartridges which he allegedly used to point at several patients.
September 30, 2017 | 05:14 pm GMT+7

Saigon park returns to dark, drug den days for heroin users

Dirty needles lay scattered across the park and pose a threat to the people who use it every day.
September 15, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Addicts behind rehab center breakout in southern Vietnam face up to 7 years in prison

The ringleaders attacked guards before rallying nearly 200 other inmates for the breakout.
May 21, 2017 | 10:55 am GMT+7
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