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Son La: three arrested for drug smuggling

Society

Son La: three arrested for drug smuggling

Police in the northern mountainous province of Son La on June 4 arrested a man when he was illegally transporting 20 bricks of heroin (about seven kilograms) in Co Phay hamlet, Tan Lap commune, Moc Chau district.

Vietnam attends ASEAN Plus Three, EAS SOMs

Politics

Vietnam attends ASEAN Plus Three, EAS SOMs

Deputy Foreign Minister Nguyen Quoc Dung, who is head of the country’s SOM ASEAN, attended the ASEAN Plus Three SOM and East Asia Summit (EAS) SOM, which were held within the framework of the ASEAN Senior Officials' Meeting (SOM) in Bangkok on May 30.

Another drug smuggling ring from Laos busted

Society

Another drug smuggling ring from Laos busted

Customs officers and border guards of Cau Treo international border gate, in cooperation with police in the central province of Ha Tinh, on July 17 arrested three suspects who were illegally transporting 25 kilogrammes of crystal meth of 52 cakes (nearly 18 kilogrammes) of heroin from Laos to Vietnam.

Vietnam, Laos border guards hold joint patrol

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Vietnam, Laos border guards hold joint patrol

A joint patrol between the border guard forces of Vietnam and Laos was held at Border Marker 255 on the shared border on July 23 as part of the first Vietnam-Laos border friendship exchange in Vietnam’s northern Son La province.