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24,000 ecstasy pills seized in weekend bust

A Lao national was arrested in Vietnam on Sunday with 24,000 ecstasy pills, just one of several border drug busts this month.

Vietnam sentences former police officer to death for trading drug

Two former police officers in Hai Phong were sentenced to death and 20 years in jail on Monday for trading meth stolen from a drug bust.

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.
July 08, 2019 | 02:55 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

Four drug dealers sentenced to death in HCMC

Four people including a woman were sentenced to death on Wednesday by a HCMC court for trading six kilograms of narcotics in 2014.
July 04, 2019 | 06:26 pm 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

Vietnamese-Australian drug kingpin nabbed near Saigon

A Vietnamese-Australian man and two members of his drug ring were arrested Thursday at a transaction point near Saigon.
June 20, 2019 | 04:55 pm GMT+7

Woman arrested in northern Vietnam with drugs carried from Laos border

A woman who allegedly trafficked drugs from Laos border to Hanoi and northern provinces has been arrested.
June 06, 2019 | 11:15 am 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

Two arrested for smuggling meth from Cambodia on motorbike

Two Vietnamese men were arrested while carrying methamphetamine from Cambodia to Vietnam on a motorbike on Wednesday.
May 24, 2019 | 08:48 am GMT+7

Ten drug smugglers sentenced to death in Vietnam

Vietnam has sentenced 10 people to death for smuggling meth, ketamine and ecstasy across the country by train, as the country deepens its crackdown on drugs.
May 19, 2019 | 09:12 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

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 drug haul exceeds six tons in just four months

To put this in perspective, the combined tally for 2017 and 2018 was 8.5 tons.
April 29, 2019 | 07:44 am GMT+7

Drug cartels don garb of normal business in HCMC

Foreign drug cartels functioning under the guise of normal businesses have turned HCMC into a trafficking hub.
April 21, 2019 | 06:50 pm GMT+7
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