VOV.VN -A Laotian citizen has been arrested following his attempts to illegally transport a large quantity of drugs into Vietnam.
VOV.VN -Border guards in Dien Bien province have arrested two Lao nationals for illegally smuggling drugs.
VOV.VN - The border guard force of the northern province of Thanh Hoa have arrested a Lao national for smuggling 3 kg of opium into Vietnam.
VOV.VN - Authorities this week seized nearly five kilos of opium resin, one of the biggest such busts in recent history, in the northern province of Son La, according to the Vietnam News Agency.
Police in the northern mountainous province of Son La on May 16 arrested two people accused of trafficking 16 kilograms of opium.
(VOV) - A middle-aged female drug smuggler has been sentenced to die by lethal injection for attempting to smuggle six heroin cakes weighing 2.1kg across the border from Cambodia into Vietnam.
Coordination in combating drug smuggling between the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien and northern Lao provinces has proved effective.
(VOV) -In 2014, drug-related crime task forces in northern Son La province arrested more than 1,200 traffickers who were involved in nearly 850 drug trafficking cases.
(VOV) - Border guards in Thanh Hoa province have arrested two drug traffickers, seizing large quantities of drugs, paraphernalia and other contraband.
A senior police official has admitted that drug abuse and drug-related crime in northwestern provinces remain extremely complicated.
Deputy Minister of Public Security General Dang Van Hieu has requested law enforcement agencies to take stronger, consistent action against drug-related crimes and to effectively impede the illegal trafficking of drugs into Vietnam.
The huge area of land known as the Golden Triangle, the term used by the Thai tourism sector to describe the area where Laos, Myanmar and Thailand meet, has long been linked to the cultivation of opium and the smuggling of illegal drugs.