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Lao man caught smuggling 300 kilograms of meth

Police in Quang Binh have arrested a Lao man for smuggling 300 kilos of meth and are looking for his Vietnamese accomplice.

Vietnam sentences South African to death for drug trafficking

A HCMC court sentenced a South African to death on Tuesday for smuggling 1.5 kg of cocaine into the country.

2 more arrested in crackdown on Vietnam's drug valley

Two months after a major shootout in a remote commune that killed two drug lords, police officers have arrested two more alleged traffickers there.
August 23, 2018 | 10:34 am GMT+7

Cambodia seizes record ecstasy haul hidden in pet food boxes

Cambodian authorities have seized nearly 100 kilograms of ecstasy intended for distribution locally and in Vietnam.
August 13, 2018 | 02:26 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's biggest ever narcotic drug maker a long-time fugitive

Van Kinh Duong’s life of crime included document forgery, fraud and breaking out of jail.
August 11, 2018 | 11:41 pm GMT+7

Vietnam sentences 5 to death, 4 get life for drug trafficking

A HCMC court sentenced five members of a drug gang to death and gave life sentences to four others on Thursday.
August 03, 2018 | 10:18 am GMT+7

Vietnam probes $35 million cocaine in steel scrap shipment

Authorities are investigating a cocaine haul worth around $35 million from a scrap steel shipment in southern Vietnam.
July 26, 2018 | 08:55 am GMT+7

Saigon drug bust yields ‘biggest ever’ heroin haul

Police have seized 59 kilograms of heroin in HCMC as they busted a massive drug trafficking gang led by a 58-year-old resident.
July 13, 2018 | 07:22 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese drug lords' henchmen promised World Cup time if they surrender

A police officer has offered to give them some time with families if they turn themselves in.
July 05, 2018 | 08:42 am GMT+7

Three-year mission led to shootout with drug gang in northern Vietnam: police

Police say they spent two years trying to persuade two drug lords to surrender, and deadly force was a last resort.
July 04, 2018 | 12:30 pm GMT+7

Vietnam seizes mailed narcotics from US, Europe

The seizure is part of a large-scale crackdown on drug trafficking via air and courier services.
June 30, 2018 | 01:05 pm GMT+7

Three-day raid that took down major drug lords in Vietnam's heroin valley

The drug traffickers were shot down after over 300 officers in armored vehicles stormed their jungle hideouts.
June 30, 2018 | 10:53 am GMT+7

Two Vietnamese sentenced to death for heroin smuggling

They were caught transporting $307,000 worth of heroin from Son La to Hanoi.
June 13, 2018 | 07:40 pm GMT+7

Heroin, ecstasy pill seizures soar in Vietnam

New drug trafficking route complicates the problem, says Public Security Ministry.
June 08, 2018 | 07:54 am GMT+7

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
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