Drug smugglers prosecuted in An Giang Society

Drug smugglers prosecuted in An Giang

Police in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang have launched criminal proceedings against two people for smuggling six bricks of heroin (some 2,1 kg) and nearly 1 kg of crystal meth across the border.
Joint operation busts major Lao drug smugglers Society

Joint operation busts major Lao drug smugglers

Border guards in the central province of Quang Binh said they busted a Lao drug gang for attempting to smuggle 60,000 meth pills into Vietnam, in a joint operation with Lao authorities on January 7.
HCM City cracks down on drug crimes Society

HCM City cracks down on drug crimes

The police and relevant agencies of Ho Chi Minh City have intensified crackdowns on drug crimes this year, seizing a large volume of drugs, including 10kg of heroin and over 110kg of synthetic drugs.
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Airport anti-drug flight failing to get off the ground

Drug smugglers are getting away with their criminal operations through Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport due to a lack of resources and insufficient inter-sectoral collaboration, participants heard at a conference held by the Hanoi Customs Department (HCD) in the capital on January 9.
Vietnam, Seychelles issue joint statement Politics

Vietnam, Seychelles issue joint statement

Vietnam and the Republic of Seychelles have issued a joint statement on the occasion of President James Alix Michel’s official visit to Vietnam from August 28-29 at the invitation of President Truong Tan Sang.
Deputy PM calls for social problem crackdown Society

Deputy PM calls for social problem crackdown

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked ministries, departments and localities to persist with goals and measures to fight HIV/AIDS, drugs and prostitution as they are on the rise in some remote northwestern and central provinces.
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Fight against transnational drug crime gathers speed

Vietnam will tighten exit and entry of people under suspicion of being involved in transnational drug-related crime in the wake of a recent rise in cross-border transportation and trafficking of illegal narcotics.