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58 held in Da Nang karaoke parlor drug bust

Police detained 58 who tested positive for drugs after a Da Nang karaoke parlor raid early Saturday and are planning to admit some of them to rehab centers.

Saigon bar owner arrested for drug trade

A Vietnamese-American bar owner and 15 others were detained in Saigon Monday for investigating possession of drugs and concealing their use.

Three Lao men caught transporting drugs worth $430,000

Three Lao men were arrested in Ha Tinh Province on Monday while transporting synthetic drugs worth VND10 billion ($430,000) from Laos to Vietnam.
July 31, 2019 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

Saigon bar raid nets hundreds of drug users

Over 200 patrons tested positive for banned substances at a Saigon bar following a Wednesday raid, local police say.
July 24, 2019 | 08:12 pm GMT+7

Four men arrested in northern Vietnam trafficking 33 kilos of drugs

Hoa Binh police arrested four men carrying 33 kilograms (73 pounds) of heroin from Son La Province on Friday.
July 22, 2019 | 07:24 pm GMT+7

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.
July 22, 2019 | 04:23 pm GMT+7

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.
July 18, 2019 | 04:39 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

Russian man wanted by Interpol nabbed in Vietnam

Vietnamese police have arrested a Russian man wanted by Interpol for storing and using narcotics.
May 29, 2019 | 10:33 pm GMT+7

Saigon's number of drug users rises to 23,500

The number of known drug users in Saigon as of last year was 23,500, a 7 percent increase from 2017, according to officials.
May 29, 2019 | 01:33 pm GMT+7

Vietnam considers adding laughing gas to banned narcotic list

Vietnam could become the first country to designate laughing gas as an illegal narcotic.
May 19, 2019 | 10:48 am GMT+7

Saigon customs find 7.4 kg of synthetic drugs in parcels from Europe

Customs authorities in Ho Chi Minh City have discovered drugs in packages sent from Europe by international mail.
May 10, 2019 | 03:11 pm 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

80 customers caught using drugs in Da Nang bar

Eighty people tested positive for drugs in a bar the police raided in the central city of Da Nang early on Friday.
May 03, 2019 | 09:15 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
 
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