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Update news drug crimes

Police in HCM City on September 23 said they have started legal proceedings against and detained three suspects on illegal trading drug, two of whom are foreigners.

Drug crimes in Vietnam increase in six months

The number of drug-related cases in the first six months of this year increased by 9.46 per cent compared with the same period last year, according to the Investigation Police Department of Drug-related Crimes' statistics.

HCM City police seize biggest-ever drug amount in 2019

Police of Ho Chi Minh City seized the largest-ever volume of drugs and uncovered a big number of sophisticated and transnational drug rings in 2019.

Drugs in the spotlight as police chief takes questions from lawmakers

Minister of Public Security To Lam said his ministry was considering making drug use a criminal offence again as the public is growing wary with the rise of drug offences.

HCM City struggles in war on drugs

 Several recent large drug seizures in HCM City have raised concerns over the extent of drug crimes in the city, and the local administration is fighting back. 

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