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Japanese pharmacy chain eyes Vietnam expansion

Japanese drugstore chain Matsumotokiyoshi Holdings plans to expand to Vietnam amid the increasing demand for health-related products.

Drug abuses create bedlam at Tan Son Nhat International Airport

Tan Son Nhat, Vietnam's largest airport, has been disrupted by people high on drugs five times in the last six months.

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

An addict returns to rehab after kicking his habit

His drug addiction took Minh to the verge of death, but he beat it. Now he helps others do the same.
June 13, 2019 | 11:53 am GMT+7

HCMC cracks down on drugs, following murders and grand seizures

Ho Chi Minh City authorities are cracking down on drugs, especially methamphetamine, whose use is becoming rampant.
May 06, 2019 | 01:10 pm GMT+7

Vietnam cracks down on drugstores selling without prescriptions

Thousands of pharmacies might lose their licenses for failing to comply with new regulation on controlling medicine sales.
April 01, 2019 | 12:27 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese drug trafficker escapes death sentence in Cambodia

A Vietnamese woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison after appealing a death sentence for drug trafficking in Cambodia.
March 20, 2019 | 03:46 pm GMT+7

Three sentenced to death in Hanoi for drug trafficking

Three people received death sentences for drug trafficking in Hanoi Monday while a fourth got a life sentence because she has a child.
March 20, 2019 | 09:43 am GMT+7

Vietnam introduces meth de-addiction regimen as use becomes widespread

Vietnam has created its first regimen for treating synthetic drug addicts, and it combines medication with psychological support.
March 14, 2019 | 12:34 pm GMT+7

Hanoi investigates death of foreigner at coffee shop

Hanoi police are investigating the death of a 35-year-old foreigner in a coffee shop Sunday night.
March 11, 2019 | 07:23 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese teen sentenced to two years in UK for growing cannabis

A Vietnamese in the U.K. has been sentenced to two years in a young offenders’ institution for growing $281,000 worth of cannabis.
January 10, 2019 | 10:10 am GMT+7

Hong Kong arrests Vietnamese woman with $650,000 worth of heroin

A Vietnamese woman was arrested last week in Hong Kong with 7.3kg of heroin worth approximately $651,100 hidden inside her suitcase.
December 26, 2018 | 08:13 am GMT+7

13 caught at drug-laced birthday party in central Vietnam

13 people were caught having a ‘drug party’ Friday night at a Ha Tinh karaoke parlor.
December 23, 2018 | 11:23 am GMT+7

Saigon police raid bar, find it is a drug den

Police raided a bar in HCMC’s Go Vap District Monday and found dozens of people high on drugs and in possessing them.
December 18, 2018 | 11:14 am GMT+7

Two Malaysian women caught with cocaine at Saigon airport

Two Malaysian women were found with over eight kilograms of cocaine at HCMC’s Tan Son Nhat Airport Monday and Wednesday.
November 29, 2018 | 09:05 am GMT+7
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