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Cambodian caught with 2,000 ecstasy pills in Saigon, arrested

A Cambodian man has been detained in Ho Chi Minh City for allegedly possessing and selling ecstasy pills, the police said Wednesday.

Vietnamese Australian woman faces trial for running cannabis syndicate

An Australian woman of Vietnamese descent accused of running a cannabis syndicate in Australia could face trial ...

Five Vietnamese nationals in Australia part of $2.8mln cannabis operation

Five Vietnamese nationals in Australia have pleaded guilty to roles in a $2.8 million cannabis operation, The Herald reports.
October 18, 2018 | 08:03 pm GMT+7

Canada legalizes marijuana for recreational use

The country became the first major Western nation to legalize and regulate sale and recreational use of marijuana on Wednesday.
October 17, 2018 | 01:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam needs a rehab program for its drug rehab centers

Inmates repeatedly breaking out of rehab centers in Vietnam indicates how harsh treatment and other shortcomings are weakening de-addiction efforts.
October 03, 2018 | 07:56 am GMT+7

Vietnam's nascent rave scene reeling after drug deaths

After Hanoi suspended all music festivals following a severe overdose case, many are fearing of a premature death for Vietnam's EDM scene.
September 28, 2018 | 01:00 pm GMT+7

Hanoi investigates music fest deaths amidst a passing-the-buck game

As agencies say ‘not me,’ Hanoi has begun probing drug overdose deaths at a Hanoi music festival.
September 19, 2018 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Suffocating, panic, chaos: witnesses describe Hanoi music fest scene

People attending the Hanoi music festival where seven died of drug overdose say a chaotic atmosphere prevailed.
September 18, 2018 | 11:11 am GMT+7

Hanoi suspends music fests after drug overdose deaths

All music festivals in Hanoi have been suspended until further notice, authorities announced Monday.
September 17, 2018 | 06:17 pm GMT+7

Doctors blamed as Vietnamese cop dies from accidental drug consumption

Investigators in Vinh Long Province have blamed doctors for failing to diagnose that a police officer had overdosed on drugs, resulting in his death.
September 11, 2018 | 09:06 am 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

15 detained in China vaccine scandal

Chinese authorities have arrested 15 people including the chairwoman of a rabies vaccine producer under fire for fraudulent quality control in the country's latest drug-safety ...
July 25, 2018 | 10:32 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

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.
June 30, 2018 | 04:05 pm 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
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