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  1. Magazines - Post Magazine

    For the love of dog

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 09:59pm by Simon Parry

    ... however, is becoming harder for the industry to source. Criminal gangs involved in drugs, timber smuggling and human trafficking once ran rampant- and lucrative- operations which saw dogs snatched ...


    Running out of time on death row in Bali

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Sandiford is the unlikeliest of drug mules. A stocky, blunt-speaking former legal secretary from the north of England, she would look more at home eating ice cream by the seaside in Britain than ... by well-wishers. The British government has refused to fund her appeals and won a High Court case in London on Monday that would have forced it to do so. The plight of this incongruous drug smuggler has ...

  3. Magazines - Post Magazine

    High alert: North Korea's crystal meth epidemic

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry A crystal meth epidemic is sweeping North Korea as uninformed and unwitting users buy into the ‘medicinal’ drug’s cure-all properties, writes Simon Parry A middle-class mother ... more potent than a caffeine tablet or a spoonful of sugar: it is a dose of the highly addictive and potentially fatal drug methamphetamine, popularly known as crystal meth. It is a scene ...

  4. Drug firm pulls 'time bomb' ad

    Posted Dec 11th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Morning Post reported an outcry over the ads. The posters, advertising a liver drug for hepatitis B sufferers, were posted five months after suicide bombers caused carnage on the London ... received comments from the public and we understand the concern people might have so we decided to withdraw the advert.' The posters advertised the drug Zeffix and were intended to show how ...

  5. Drug-accused teens still waiting

    Posted Jun 25th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Rachel Ann Diaz, 17, and a 15-year-old McDonald's worker are charged with drug trafficking and have been in custody since their arrest on April 12. They appeared in court with co-accused Hutchison Tran, 21, also from Sydney, who allegedly arranged with a Sydney-based syndicate for the teenagers to act as drug mules. Diaz and the juvenile were arrested in a room at the Imperial Hotel ...

  6. Risky heroin flooding market, police warn

    Posted Dec 04th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry Drug users are at risk from heroin of fluctuating purity flooding the market, police warned yesterday as they busted a syndicate selling the drug on the streets. A regional ... drug users at risk of overdoses if they continued to use heroin in the same quantities, a police source said. Police said yesterday they had arrested a 56-year-old syndicate controller ...

  7. A life turned upside down by heroin arrest

    Posted Apr 24th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... It was wrapped in 114 condoms and glove fingers. Prosecutors say Diaz and the 15-year-old boy had been promised A$200 by a drugs syndicate for each 5cm packet of heroin they swallowed. They had been under surveillance as a result of a joint police operation to stop the use of drug mules to smuggle heroin from Hong Kong to western markets- a growing trend. Fuelling the trade is a massive ...

  8. A doomsday scenario built on bird flu

    Posted Dec 29th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... prepared, it had mushroomed into a global pandemic. Aided by air travel, it raced across the world faster than anyone could contain it and faster than scientists could develop a drug to effectively ... and environmental health issues. Worldwide, scientists are racing against time to find an effective treatment while governments stock up on anti-viral drugs and prepare pandemic crisis plans 'Given ...

  9. Cream of crops

    Posted Nov 06th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... believed to have hormonal benefits and is prescribed to women to help ease childbirth and increase libido. Apart from its use in the anti-viral drug Tamiflu, British scientists believe star anise ...

  10. The compassionate, determined saviour of an injured boy

    Posted Apr 17th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... to buy the drugs and medication that Mr Ree needed, but his condition deteriorated until he was close to death. 'Through contacts, Dom and Kellie arranged a UN flight to take Mr Ree ...




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