Myanmar ready to support boat people

Myanmar shares the concerns of the international community and is ready to provide humanitarian assistance to migrants travelling by boat, the country’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement on May 19.

Cambodia faces up to drug crime

Cambodia is experiencing its worse spate of drug trafficking incidents and a rise in the manufacture of illicit substances despite the Government’s anti-drug campaigns, according to a report from the Cambodian National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) presented during its annual meeting in Phnom Penh on March 12.

ASEAN, WB launch development report

ASEAN and the World Bank have jointly launched a report on conflict, security and development, saying conflict and insecurity affect development of millions worldwide, and capable and accountable institutions that can provide citizen security, justice and jobs are crucial to prevent violence.

Police uncover new international drug-trafficking ring

The Department of Drug-Related Crime C17B under the Vietnam Ministry of Public Security has uncovered a new international drug-trafficking network working out of India, after arresting four Vietnamese allegedly involved in the ring.