The Chinese Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun met with his Lao counterpart Somkeo Silavong in Beijing on November 17 to strengthen collaboration on counter terrorism and drug control.
Danang’s top leader has admitted that the plan to develop a city free of drugs has failed and is urging officials to be honest about the situation following two murders involving drug users.
Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has urged ministries and agencies to enhance measures to prevent and control HIV/AIDS, drugs and prostitution from now to the end of the year.
Police in Son La Province on the Laos border on August 19 seized 6.6 kilograms of heroin from a smuggling gang after a shoot-out.
Over 300 people at a karaoke bar in the northern Vietnamese city of Haiphong have been taken into custody after police held a crack-down the venue.
Cambodia burnt down 1.5 tonnes of marijuana, methamphetamine and heroin, which were seized from crackdowns on drug crimes, in response to the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking (June 26).
Border guards in Quang Tri Province in central Vietnam and Laos police on June 18 arrested two Lao men who tried to traffic 12,000 pills of drugs across the border.
An elderly Australian woman has been detained in Vietnam for trafficking narcotics after she lost a gambling game.
Minister of Public Security To Lam and Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior Sar Kheng have agreed to intensify information and experience sharing between the two countries in the fight against drugs and high technology-related criminals.
VOV.VN - The 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem, which ended on April 21, was held for the first time in 2 decades.
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).
A drug mule has been caught smuggling 7,000 pellets of synthetic drugs in the central Vietnamese province of Quang Tri, police said.
More than 60 experts from law enforcement agencies, international organisations and non-governmental organisations gathered at a seminar on December 8 in Hanoi to seek ways to address sexual and gender violence.
An extremely toxic herbicide made in China may penetrate the Vietnamese market through smuggling in 2016, which is a major threat to food safety and the environment.
The health sector called on health workers and residents to use antibiotics responsibly by only taking medicine doctors prescribe at a recent meeting in Hanoi.
Customs officers at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Ho Chi Minh City have discovered cocaine in the luggage of a Russian student who had traveled from Chile through some other countries without being detected before arriving in Vietnam.
Vietnam has reported an alarming increase of superbugs that are resistant to powerful antibiotics and some of them are able to survive all available drugs, doctors said.
(VOV) - Global opinion remains sharply divided regarding the ultimate ramifications of the recently concluded Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which is an outgrowth of US President Barrack Obama’s rebalance towards Asia foreign policy.
The prevention of prostitution has failed to meet expectation, delegates said at a conference in Hanoi on October 23 reviewing the five-year implementation of an action plan on prostitution prevention and control.
Vietnam has proposed several solutions to migration, which has become a global issue, at the 133rd Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU-133) currently taking place in Geneva, Switzerland from October 17 to 21.