Tag drug trafficking
Sort by: Newest   | Oldest

Two Vietnamese sentenced to death for heroin smuggling

They were caught transporting $307,000 worth of heroin from Son La to Hanoi.

Heroin, ecstasy pill seizures soar in Vietnam

New drug trafficking route complicates the problem, says Public Security Ministry.

Vietnam sentences Russian woman to life in jail for smuggling cocaine

She was busted with five pounds of the drug when transiting for a flight from Brazil to Laos.
May 05, 2018 | 08:17 am GMT+7

Texas, Arizona announce troop deployments to Mexico border

President Donald Trump has ordered a thousands-strong deployment to combat drug trafficking and illegal immigration.
April 07, 2018 | 10:23 am GMT+7

Vietnam arrests 3 Thai nationals in $2.2 million drug bust

The massive haul is the second in a week around the Laos border.
March 28, 2018 | 03:08 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Laos join forces to crack multinational drug ring

Over 50,000 ecstasy pills and a kilo of crystal meth was seized in the raid last Sunday.
March 21, 2018 | 04:53 pm GMT+7

Laos drug lord 'Mr X' jailed for life by Thai court

Vietnam, Thailand, China and Cambodia are all reporting major meth cases around the border areas with Laos.
March 21, 2018 | 08:43 am GMT+7

Vietnam cops seize $2.5 million heroin in China border drug bust

Vietnam is a key trafficking hub for narcotics from the 'Golden Triangle' covering Laos, Thailand and Myanmar
February 26, 2018 | 01:52 pm GMT+7

Venezuelan woman busted in Cambodia for smuggling 1kg of cocaine in her stomach

She swallowed 104 pellets of cocaine in an attempt to smuggle the drugs from Brazil to Southeast Asia.
September 15, 2017 | 10:59 am GMT+7

Lao man sentenced to life in Vietnam for cocaine smuggling

The man claimed he was unaware the suitcase given to him was stuffed with drugs.
August 17, 2017 | 10:34 am GMT+7

Trans-national drug ring busted in northern Vietnam, 30kg of meth seized

The drugs were bought in Laos for around $660,000 before being trafficked into Vietnam.
July 14, 2017 | 11:15 am GMT+7

Vietnamese inmate gets second death sentence for heroin trafficking

He was found guilty of instructing four men to traffic more than 100 kilos of heroin. All have received death sentences.
May 31, 2017 | 09:49 am GMT+7

S.African drug smuggler delays potential death sentence in Vietnam with psychiatric test request

The alleged cocaine trafficker claims he has schizophrenia in the face of Vietnam's tough drug laws.
May 19, 2017 | 09:15 am GMT+7

Salvadoran man indicted by Hanoi court on cocaine smuggling charges

The man is accused of setting up a ghost company and sending 56kg of cocaine from South America to Vietnam.
May 09, 2017 | 09:20 pm GMT+7

Drug smugglers nabbed in joint Vietnam-Cambodia bust

Two men were caught 'red-legged', so to speak, with the drugs strapped to their legs.
May 02, 2017 | 02:13 pm GMT+7
go to top