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Large haul of drugs seized in Dien Bien

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 busted

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 drug trafficker sentenced to death in Vietnam

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court on July 2 handed down a death sentence on a Taiwanese citizen charged with trafficking an extremely large amount of heroin from Vietnam to Taiwan.

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.

Police crack massive drug trafficking ring

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 transportation

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

Quang Nam: Suspected heroin found washing ashore

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


Two detained for trafficking 77kgs of drugs into Vietnam

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.


Dien Bien police arrest two transnational drug traffickers

Police in the northwestern border province of Dien Bien have successfully busted a transnational drug trafficking ring, seizing 220 bricks of heroin with total weight of 77kg.

Trafficker of 21 kilogrammes of heroin arrested in Lang Son

Police in the northern border province of Lang Son have arrested a suspect allegedly trafficking 60 bricks (about 21 kilogrammes) of heroin.


Laos national sentenced to death for trafficking over 300kg of drugs

The People’s Court of central Quang Binh province on August 28 handed a death sentence to a Laos national who stood trial for trafficking 308.6 kg of methamphetamine in Vietnam.


Lao Cai’s police arrest two men with 3.5kg of heroin

Police in the northern border province of Lao Cai on August 6 arrested two men for smuggling ten bricks of heroin (about 3.5 kg).


Two men smuggling 2.1kg heroin arrested in Dien Bien

Police of Dien Bien Dong district in the northern border province of Dien Bien on August 4 arrested two men who were illegally transporting six bricks of heroin (about 2.1 kg).


Drug trafficking suspects arrested in Son La, Hoa Binh

Police in the northern mountainous province of Son La arrested a suspect illegally transporting nearly 6.5 kilogrammes of heroin in Long Luong commune, Van Ho district, on April 17.


Hue police raid drug dens

Some 100 policemen of Thua Thien – Hue Province on Thursday afternoon raided six illegal trading and storing points of cannabis on Duy Tan Street, Hue City, Thanh nien (Young people) newspaper reported.


Son La police arrest two with 3.5kg heroin

 VietNamNet Bridge – Police in Song Ma District, in the northern mountain province of Son La, have arrested two suspects involved in a drug-smuggling racket.

14 face charges in Vietnam for trafficking 280 kg of heroin to China

 Vietnamese police are urging charges be filed against 14 people for allegedly trafficking 280 kg of heroin to China on 22 different occasions, earning more than VND10 billion (US$450,000).

New illicit drugs starting to flood domestic market

The use of illicit, synthetic substances was increasing in Viet Nam, Deputy Minister of Labour, Invalid and Social Affairs, Nguyen Trong Dam told a meeting of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Ha NoiJune 26.

Over 6.5kg heroin seized at Noi Bai Int’l Airport

 VietNamNet Bridge - Customs officials at Noi Bai International Airport recently thwarted a passenger’s bid to smuggle more than 6.5kg of heroin hidden in luggage into Vietnam.

Four companies involved in transporting 229kg of heroin to Taiwan

 VietNamNet Bridge - At least four companies have been involved in the transportation of 229kg of heroin from HCM City to Taiwan, investigators said.