Update news drug trafficking
The Vietnam Fisheries Society (VFS) has released a statement, strongly protesting against China’s recent apprehension of six Vietnamese fishermen and their boat.
A team of the Ministry of Health on July 1 inspected international quarantine work and the implementation of health declaration for arrivals at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi.
Xisha islands - Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago – should belong to Vietnam as both mainland China and Taiwan have never actually controlled this territory, said Chinese citizen Zhang Pei Qiang.
VietNamNet Bridge – Inadequate facilities and a lack of police dogs have been blamed for customs officials failing to prevent drug trafficking at the Noi Bai International Airport in 2013.
VietNamNet Bridge - At least four companies have been involved in the transportation of 229kg of heroin from HCM City to Taiwan, investigators said.
VietNamNet Bridge - The firm that performed customs procedures is reputed, so the 12 speakers containing 230kg of heroin was exempted from checking by customs, a customs official told the media yesterday.
Up to 229kg of heroin passed through many stages of strict control of the Tan Son Nhat international airport in HCM City to go to Taiwan. This has shocked those within international business aviation.
VietNamNet Bridge – The HCM City People’s Court in has sentenced a 23-year-old Chinese woman to life imprisonment on November 13 for smuggling more than 1.9kg of synthetic drugs into Vietnam in October 2012.
VietNamNet Bridge - At midnight, Vietnamese police discovered in the luggage of a Nigerian man, dozens of plastic bags containing white crystalline solids, which was then determined as narcotics, totaling 3.2kg.
US officials announced the largest-ever bust of a global synthetic drugs ring Wednesday, seizing thousands of pounds of illicit drugs and arresting 225 people in five countries.