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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.

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.

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

Eight sentenced to death in major Vietnam drug trial

The trans-national ring is believed to have trafficked nearly half a ton of heroin over a decade.
April 28, 2017 | 02:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man faces death over meth trafficking from Laos

The man and his gang were busted at Tan Son Nhat airport with several packages of drugs.
April 27, 2017 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

Three Vietnamese face death for trafficking meth

The ring mailed five kilos from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City using an express courier in April 2015.
October 06, 2016 | 01:15 pm GMT+7

Vietnam police seize 8,000 ecstasy pills in border province

'Ecstasy often contains hallucinogens which can cause people to see or feel things that are not really there.'
September 28, 2016 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Vietnam drug kingpin, 8 henchmen get death sentence for heroin smuggling

A court in Vietnam sentenced to death a notorious drugs kingpin and eight associates on Wednesday.
September 21, 2016 | 07:52 pm GMT+7

Foreign pilots released after suspicions model plane contained drugs

The white powder inside their model planes turned out to be plastic.
August 21, 2016 | 07:42 am GMT+7

73-year-old woman faces death penalty for drug smuggling

A 73-year-old Australian-Vietnamese woman has been sentenced to death for attempting to smuggle VND10 billion ($450,000) worth of drugs to Australia from Thailand through Vietnam.
June 30, 2016 | 12:37 pm GMT+7

Indonesia to resume executions as it steps up "war on drugs"

Indonesia said on Thursday it will resume executions of drug traffickers this year, after a brief hiatus since last year's controversial executions of mostly foreign convicts.
April 08, 2016 | 08:23 am GMT+7