VOV.VN - Police in Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa province, has busted a large-scale drug-trafficking ring, arresting 4 suspects and seizing several packs of methamphetamine.
VOV.VN - Police in the northern province of Yen Bai apprehended a Mong ethnic minority man who had been smuggling 20 bricks of heroin.
During the sixth ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Drug Matters (AMMD-6) in Hanoi on October 18, ASEAN member countries re-affirmed the association’s stance against legalizing drug use excepting for medical and scientific purposes.
The police of the northern mountainous province of Son La have arrested a suspect who was illegally transporting four bricks of heroin and 2,000 synthetic pills in Na Ot village, Na Ot commune, Mai Son district.
VOV.VN - Police in Vinh City, Nghe An province said on September 11 that they have busted a major drug trafficking ring, seizing a total of 1,500 ecstasy pills.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has signed a directive strengthening the management of activities related to drug supply and distribution.
The southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau has decided to launch criminal proceedings against a drug trafficking case involving 119 kilogrammes of cocaine, said Senior Lieutenant Colonel Nguyen Van Luyen, spokesperson of the provincial Police Departmenton August 1.
VOV.VN -Police in Thai Nguyen province working with the Investigation Police Department on Drug-Related Crimes (C47) apprehended two suspects who were smuggling a large quantity of heroin.
Authorised forces in Ho Chi Minh City on June 27 discovered and seized about 12.5 kilogrammes of methamphetamine hidden in eight parcels sent to Vietnam from some European countries via express mail service (EMS).
The Ho Chi Minh City Police said on June 2 they had uncovered a massive production and distribution network of amphetamine pills, seizing 4,000 pills and various tools and chemicals for production.
VOV.VN - Police in the northern province of Lao Cai have detained two men who were caught in possession of 329 bricks of heroin worth around VND69 billion.
VOV.VN - The Drug and Crime Prevention Department in coordination with Lao police force have caught red-handed a Lao man who was smuggling 40kg of methamphetamine, 120,000 pills of synthetic drug and two cakes of heroin into Vietnam.
Vietnam’s top-three pharmaceutical firms will give priority to the research of new drugs this year to increase competitiveness amid stiffening competition from multinational corporations and new domestic rivals.
The People’s Court of Hanoi on January 3 sentenced two people to death and six to life imprisonment for smuggling drugs between the northern mountainous province of Son La and Hanoi.
The Government will spend VND2.269 trillion (US$100 million) over the next two years on buying five active substances and 22 types of drugs for public hospitals and healthcare centres.
Vietnam and its neighboring countries in the Mekong region have formed an agreement to eliminate malaria by 2030, amid concerns that the mosquito-borne disease has developed a resistance to drugs.
Vietnam supports the UN Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)’s provision of technical assistance to tackle increasing challenges in drug crime control on a global scale, stated Vietnamese Ambassador Pham Thi Kim Anh.
Vietnamese and Lao law enforcement authorities have arrested five suspected drug traffickers in Laos’ Khammouane province in a joint operation.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Public Security announced Thursday, August 3, that Luc Thanh Dong was found guilty of conspiring to distribute 100 kilos of heroin following a four and one-half month investigation.
A Vietnamese-Australian woman convicted of attempting to smuggle 1.6 kilograms of heroin from Ho Chi Minh City to Sydney had her death sentence commuted to life at an appeal trial on November 21.