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Vietnam, China jointly investigate Chinese-run drug ring

Vietnamese and Chinese police are working together to investigate a meth ring operated by Chinese men in the Central Highlands.

Nine held in southern Vietnam for drug trafficking

Police arrested nine people from two different gangs in Saigon and Binh Phuoc Province Wednesday for allegedly trafficking over 37 kilograms of drugs.

Lao man sentenced to death for carrying heroin into Vietnam

A Laotian man was sentenced to death Monday for transporting 35 kilos of heroin into Vietnam last year, and his Vietnamese accomplice got life.
September 10, 2019 | 03:33 pm GMT+7

Lao man arrested with 60,000 ecstasy pills in central Vietnam

A Lao man was caught with 60,000 ecstasy pills intended for the Vietnamese market in the border province of Quang Tri on Sunday.
September 10, 2019 | 08:06 am GMT+7

Two get death, four sentenced to life in Hanoi for drug trafficking

The Hanoi People’s Court sentenced two people to death and gave life sentences to four others for trading 5.6 kilograms of drugs at a trial Thursday.
September 07, 2019 | 07:02 am GMT+7

Laotian man caught in Vietnam with 300 kg of meth gets death sentence

A 24-year-old Laotian man who had been caught last October with 300 kilograms of methamphetamine in central Vietnam was sentenced to death Wednesday.
August 29, 2019 | 09:53 am GMT+7

Senegalese man caught in Saigon with 1.6 kg of cocaine in stomach

A Senegalese man was arrested at HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport with 77 pellets of compressed cocaine in his digestive system.
August 13, 2019 | 09:06 am GMT+7

Cops seize 39kg of heroin hidden in car on Vietnam expressway

Three men, one Lao and two Vietnamese, were arrested near Hanoi Wednesday while transporting 39.6 kilos (87 pounds) of heroin.
August 09, 2019 | 03:14 pm GMT+7

Saigon bar owner arrested for drug trade

A Vietnamese-American bar owner and 15 others were detained in Saigon Monday for investigating possession of drugs and concealing their use.
August 06, 2019 | 08:07 am GMT+7

Three Lao men caught transporting drugs worth $430,000

Three Lao men were arrested in Ha Tinh Province on Monday while transporting synthetic drugs worth VND10 billion ($430,000) from Laos to Vietnam.
July 31, 2019 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Australian woman sentenced to death for drug trafficking

A HCMC court Monday sentenced a Vietnamese Australian drug ring leader and three of her accomplices to death.
July 29, 2019 | 09:32 pm GMT+7

24,000 ecstasy pills seized in weekend bust

A Lao national was arrested in Vietnam on Sunday with 24,000 ecstasy pills, just one of several border drug busts this month.
July 22, 2019 | 04:23 pm GMT+7

Four arrested with 46 kg of drugs trafficked from Laos

Four people were arrested in the central province of Nghe An on Wednesday for allegedly trafficking drugs from Laos to southern Vietnam.
July 06, 2019 | 09:00 am GMT+7

Three men arrested with 10 kilos of meth near Cambodia border

Police have arrested three men for allegedly transporting 10 kilograms (22 pounds) of methamphetamine from the Cambodian border to Saigon.
July 05, 2019 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Four drug dealers sentenced to death in HCMC

Four people including a woman were sentenced to death on Wednesday by a HCMC court for trading six kilograms of narcotics in 2014.
July 04, 2019 | 06:26 pm GMT+7
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