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Singaporean drug trafficker gets death sentenceicon
SOCIETY08/08/20200

Singaporean drug trafficker gets death sentence

The People’s Court of the southwestern border province of Tay Ninh on August 7 handed a death penalty to a 40-year-old Singaporean man for drug trafficking.

 
Nigerian drug trafficker arrested in Tay Ninhicon

Nigerian drug trafficker arrested in Tay Ninh

SOCIETY
03/08/2020

Border guards operating in Tay Ninh province announced on August 2 they have apprehended a Nigerian national attempting to illegally transport drugs into Vietnam from Cambodia.

More suspects arrested in cross-border drug trafficking ringicon

More suspects arrested in cross-border drug trafficking ring

SOCIETY
02/08/2020

Over 100kg of drugs were seized and 15 more suspects were arrested as a result of expanded investigation into a drug trafficking ring that transported drugs by sea from HCM City to the Republic of Korea.

Cambodian cross-border drug trafficker gets death sentenceicon

Cambodian cross-border drug trafficker gets death sentence

SOCIETY
01/08/2020

The People's Court of the southern province of Tay Ninh handed a death penalty to a Cambodian drug trafficker on during a trial on July 31.

Five death sentences handed down in Van Kinh Duong drug caseicon

Five death sentences handed down in Van Kinh Duong drug case

SOCIETY
27/07/2020

The People’s Court of HCM City on July 27 handed down five death sentences and four terms of life imprisonment to defendants involved in a major drug ring led by Van Kinh Duong.

Trans-national drug trafficking ring busted in HCM Cityicon

Trans-national drug trafficking ring busted in HCM City

SOCIETY
21/07/2020

The Ministry of Public Security’s Drug Police Department said on July 20 that they have busted a trans-national drug trafficking ring led by Kim Soon-sik, 60, from the Republic of Korea (RoK).

Large haul of drugs seized in Dien Bienicon

Large haul of drugs seized in Dien Bien

SOCIETY
12/07/2020

Police of Dien Bien district of the northwestern province of the same name on July 11 said they, together with relevant agencies, had seized a large haul of drugs from a transnational trafficking ring.

Three drug trafficking rings bustedicon

Three drug trafficking rings busted

SOCIETY
09/07/2020

The Drug Crime Investigation Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security recently announced that it, together with relevant agencies, had busted three major drug trafficking rings.

Taiwanese man prosecuted for drug traffickingicon

Taiwanese man prosecuted for drug trafficking

SOCIETY
28/05/2020

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Procuracy on May 27 issued a decision for the prosecution of a Taiwanese national for “trafficking drugs”, in line with Article 250 of the 2015 Criminal Code.

Large volume of illicit drugs seized in HCMCicon

Large volume of illicit drugs seized in HCMC

SOCIETY
01/05/2020

The HCMC Department of Customs has confiscated over 18 kilograms of ecstasy pills and marijuana hidden in packages sent from Europe to Vietnam.

US sends warships to Caribbean to stop illegal drugsicon

US sends warships to Caribbean to stop illegal drugs

POLITICS
03/04/2020

The announcement came a week after the US accused Venezuela's leader of "narco-terrorism".

Two Taiwanese drug traffickers arrested in HCM Cityicon

Two Taiwanese drug traffickers arrested in HCM City

SOCIETY
21/12/2019

Two Taiwanese involved in a drug trafficking ring were arrested on December 20 while hiding in Ho Chi Minh City, police said on December 21.

Police crack massive drug trafficking ringicon

Police crack massive drug trafficking ring

SOCIETY
08/12/2019

Vietnamese and Taiwanese drug investigators have uncovered a massive transnational drug trafficking ring and have seized 446 packs of heroin worth more than US$6 million from a warehouse in HCMC.

Drug smugglers turning to sea transportationicon

Drug smugglers turning to sea transportation

SOCIETY
06/12/2019

Maritime smuggling is becoming more common among heroin traffickers according to an expert.

Quang Nam: Suspected heroin found washing ashoreicon

Quang Nam: Suspected heroin found washing ashore

SOCIETY
04/12/2019

Police in some central provinces have found dozens of plastic bags containing a substance suspected to be heroin at local coast.

Five on death row for drug traffickingicon

Five on death row for drug trafficking

SOCIETY
30/11/2019

Three separate courts on Thursday handed death penalties to five people and life sentences to another seven who were found guilty of dealing drugs.

Four given death sentence for drug traffickingicon

Four given death sentence for drug trafficking

SOCIETY
20/11/2019

The People’s Court in northern Lang Son Province has sentenced four members of a drug gang to death for trafficking narcotics.

Two detained for trafficking 77kgs of drugs into Vietnamicon

Two detained for trafficking 77kgs of drugs into Vietnam

SOCIETY
12/11/2019

Investigative police in Dien Bien have arrested two suspects for their alleged involvement in a transnational drug trafficking ring, with 220 packs of heroin, weighing 77 kilograms, being seized.