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‘Alarming levels’ of methamphetamine trafficking in Asia’s Mekong, UN warns

Organized crime groups in Asia’s Mekong region have intensified the production and trafficking of highly-addictive methamphetamine, extending the illegal trade into countries such as Australia, Japan and New Zealand, senior drug policy leaders warned on Monday at a United Nations-backed regional conference.  Keep reading ...

Thailand to allow Malaysian police to question arrested drug smugglers

Thailand’s Narcotics Suppression Bureau (NSB) is willing to let its Malaysian counterpart interrogate suspected syndicate members caught in this country while trying to smuggle a large amount of drugs into Malaysia. Keep reading ...

Bernama Reporter

Thai Security Forces Seize 11 Million Meth Pills Being Smuggled Across Mekong River from Laos

Thai Security forces seized 11.1 million methamphetamine tablets and arrested a Lao national at a Mekong River pier in Tha Uthen district of Nakhon Phanom province Monday night. Acting on a tip-off that a huge drug haul was to be smuggled across the Mekong River ...

Chiang Rai Times Reporter

Meth trade rises as opium output dips

Record number of methamphetamine drugs has been seized recently raising concern of a new menace as the opium trade – which haunted the country for decades  – appears to be on the decline, a senior police official said Sunday. He said the government has been ...

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