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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.

Vietnam police gun down drug lords in jungle hideouts

Long Luong Commune near Laos border has been serving as the strongfold of more than 60 wanted criminals.

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

Czech police charge 60 in drug smuggling ring led by Vietnamese

The gang is suspected of having managed to smuggle more than 700 kilograms of drugs to Australia.
June 13, 2018 | 09:15 am GMT+7

Malaysians make record bust of crystal meth, shipped from Myanmar

Malaysia government confiscated $18 million worth of crystal meth disguised as tea packets last week.
May 28, 2018 | 03:32 pm GMT+7

Tackle graft, governance to stem 'Golden Triangle' meth trade: UNODC

Huge volumes of meth worth $40 billion pass through the triangle between China, Laos and Thailand each year.
May 21, 2018 | 02:07 pm GMT+7

Antibiotics sales in Vietnam double over 9 years, exacerbate superbug epidemic

Many patients have been given unnecessary antibiotics, or more than they need.
May 17, 2018 | 02:45 pm GMT+7

Vietnam customs officers seize 2.5 tons of illegal chewing herbs smuggled from Africa

The narcotic leaf contains cathinone, a stimulant that has similar effects to amphetamine.
May 12, 2018 | 03:04 pm GMT+7

Police nab man for growing marijuana in northern Vietnam

Do Xuan Hieu was caught with 859 marijuana plants.
May 04, 2018 | 08:03 pm GMT+7

Bill Cosby, once beloved 'America's Dad,' convicted of sexual assault

The comedian faces up to 10 years in prison for each of three counts of indecent assault against a woman.
April 27, 2018 | 08:14 am GMT+7

US seizes 100 'pot-growing' houses linked to China

The residential drug bust is one of the largest in U.S. history.
April 05, 2018 | 08:27 am 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

Trump to unveil opioid plan seeking death penalty for drug dealers: White House

U.S. drug abuse crisis is causing thousands of overdose deaths a year. 
March 19, 2018 | 08:55 am GMT+7

Vietnam cops seize $3 mln heroin hidden in tea packets

It's the largest recorded haul of the country, a key transit point in the 'Golden Triangle'. ​
January 04, 2018 | 05:06 pm GMT+7

British woman sentenced in Egypt to three years in jail for smuggling painkillers

Laura Plummer, a 33-year-old shop worker from Hull, was arrested in October after the Tramadol tablets were found in her suitcase. 
December 27, 2017 | 09:51 am GMT+7
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