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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.

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.

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

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

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

Lao drug mules caught with meth, heroin near borders

Five Laotians were caught red-handed while bringing drugs into Vietnam on Wednesday.
July 04, 2019 | 01:07 pm GMT+7

Teen leader of drug trafficking ring detained in central Vietnam

Four members of a drug trafficking ring, including its teenage leader, were detained in Da Nang City on Tuesday.
July 03, 2019 | 10:50 am GMT+7

Three sentenced to death in Hanoi for drug trafficking

The Hanoi People’s Court sentenced three Vietnamese to death on Tuesday on drugs charges.
June 26, 2019 | 01:22 pm 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

Three arrested for trafficking drugs from Laos to Vietnam

Police have arrested three persons allegedly involved in smuggling narcotics from Laos across the border to Nghe An Province and Ho Chi Minh City.
June 03, 2019 | 07:31 am GMT+7

Lao men detained near Vietnam border with 100,000 ecstasy pills

Three men were caught near the Vietnam-Laos border Thursday while transporting 100,000 ecstasy pills they bought in Laos.
May 24, 2019 | 05:12 pm GMT+7

Two Lao men crossing into Vietnam with 120,000 ecstasy pills nabbed

Two men were caught on the Laos border on Saturday with 120,000 ecstasy pills as they were seeking to smuggle them into Vietnam.
May 20, 2019 | 09:27 am GMT+7

Vietnamese nabbed for smuggling 64 kg of drugs from Cambodia

Long An police have arrested a local man for transporting 64 kg (141 pounds) of heroin and meth from Cambodia via a border gate.
May 14, 2019 | 09:05 am GMT+7

Extensive trafficking routes, customs loopholes make Vietnam a drug transit hub

Vietnam’s long borders, multitude of trafficking routes and customs loopholes make it a major drug trafficking hub, top drug officials admit.
May 10, 2019 | 10:29 am GMT+7
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