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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. 

Chinese fakes hurting domestic products in Vietnamese market

Vietnamese businesses say copycats from China are costing them hundreds of thousands of dollars each year.

American sentenced to one year in jail for smuggling 93 rare birds from Vietnam: report

The birds were carried in 'horrific' conditions and all but eight of them died in transit.
October 17, 2017 | 02:14 pm GMT+7

Vietnam arrests recipient of crystal meth package sent from US

400 grams of methamphetamine was hidden in food and other products disguised as a gift package.
September 28, 2017 | 11:54 am GMT+7

Vietnam seizes 1.4 tons of African ivory smuggled via fishing boat

The shipment had arrived from Malaysia and was on its way to the north of the country.
September 20, 2017 | 11:34 am GMT+7

Venezuelan woman busted in Cambodia for smuggling 1kg of cocaine in her stomach

She swallowed 104 pellets of cocaine in an attempt to smuggle the drugs from Brazil to Southeast Asia.
September 15, 2017 | 10:59 am GMT+7

Vietnam seizes Apple gadgets smuggled from US, gold from Thailand

20 kilos of suspected gold was hid on a flight from Bangkok to Hanoi while the Apple package was sent to Saigon via post.
August 26, 2017 | 09:44 am GMT+7

Taiwanese man seized at Saigon airport attempting to smuggle military arsenal

The man was busted transporting gun stocks, bullet shells and used NATO military uniforms.
August 21, 2017 | 10:45 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man fined $7,000 for smuggling ivory accessories into Singapore

The man even used his family to try and carry the contraband through the airport.
August 03, 2017 | 11:19 am GMT+7

Vietnam uncovers 90,000 cases of smuggling in first half of 2017

The number of cases may have fallen, but authorities say that just means smugglers are becoming more sophisticated. 
July 26, 2017 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Malaysia arrests Vietnamese man for 'ivory smuggling'

Authorities said the haul was worth about 300,000 ringgit (almost $70,000).
July 18, 2017 | 09:48 am GMT+7

HCMC customs seize 1.2-ton roulette machine en route to Cambodia

The shipping company lied on its import documents and failed to obtain a license to ship the gaming machine to Cambodia.
May 30, 2017 | 03:28 pm GMT+7

Despite crackdown, people-smuggling across Thai-Myanmar border has risen

Migrants from Myanmar often do work Thais shun in sectors such as construction, agriculture and fishing, forming the backbone of Southeast Asia's second largest economy.
May 12, 2017 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Mekong drug network: Mr X and cartels hooking the region on pills

Impoverished Laos makes for an ideal transit route to the rest of Southeast Asia.
May 08, 2017 | 01:41 pm GMT+7

US man arrested for smuggling protected birds from Vietnam

Most of the 93 Asian songbirds have died in transit or soon after being discovered at Los Angeles airport.
May 03, 2017 | 09:29 am GMT+7