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  1. News - Asia - DRUGS

    Yaba, the new scourge of the Golden Triangle

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in the Golden Triangle, Thailand Yaba is new scourge of the Golden Triangle At one time the Golden Triangle, where the remote edges of Thailand, Myanmar and Laos meet, ... dubbed "Mekong Safe"- led by Beijing with the involvement of its Golden Triangle neighbours- between late April and late June led to the arrest of 2,534 suspects and the seizure ...

  2. News - Asia - DRUG TRAFFICKING

    It's happy hour for the heroin traffickers of the Golden Triangle

    Posted Sep 26th 2013, 12:00am by David Eimer

    ... in Golden Triangle These are boom times in the Golden Triangle, long notorious as Southeast Asia's drug production capital. For the farmers in the remote hills around the town of Muang Long ... from the Golden Triangle is exported to China. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) believes China - including Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan - now consumes 70 per cent of all ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar delays 'drugs-free' target by 5 years

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... insurgencies in remote areas bordering Thailand, Laos and China - known as the golden triangle - with ethnic minority rebels thought to use drug profits to fund operations. As part of its reform drive, ...

  4. Why a boardroom 'golden triangle' should raise red flag

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of this year. It is all about marketing. Sponsors have told clients of a 'golden triangle'- a Hong Kong professional for integrity; an academic for independence and a businessman for his knowledge- to convince foreign investors. The so-called golden triangle is, however, a joke in the context of China. Professors at regional and provincial universities, who are paid no more than ...

  5. Golden Triangle tamed, drug summit told

    Posted May 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... co-operation to counter drug trafficking, invest in substitute crops and sustainable development and highlight rehabilitation and education. Mr Zhang said poppy cultivation in the traditional Golden Triangle narcotics stronghold had dropped 85 per cent since 1995, from 157,900 hectares to 24,160 hectares. Laos and Thailand were almost poppy-free, while production in Myanmar had shrunk 83 per ...

  6. News - China Insider - NARCOTICS

    Hunan police seize 90kg of heroin 'smuggled in from Myanmar'

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 03:18pm by James Griffiths

    ... “Golden Triangle” is exported to China. “We estimate that China uses around 65 tonnes of heroin annually and there’s not enough heroin in the Golden Triangle to meet that demand, so heroin from ...

  7. Xinjiang becomes hub for Central Asia's drug trade

    Posted Sep 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The quantity of drugs flowing from the Golden Triangle- the opium-growing region overlapping Myanmar, Laos and Thailand- also increased, with a jump in the number of people arrested on planes ... narcotics trafficking and dealing hub. By the end of last month, police in the far northwestern region had cracked 18 cases of drug smuggling from the Golden Crescent- an area that overlaps ...

  8. News - China

    China considered drone strike on foreign soil in hunt for drug lord

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 04:05pm by Ernest Kao

    ... in the Golden Triangle – a mountainous drug-producing region in Southeast Asia covering areas of Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. “One plan was to use an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to carry 20kg ...

  9. News - China - CRIME

    China considered using drone in Myanmar to kill wanted drug lord

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... in northeastern Myanmar using unmanned aircraft. Naw Kham was the ringleader of a large drug trafficking outfit based in the Golden Triangle- the mountainous drug-producing region in Southeast Asia ...

  10. Casino blamed for violence on Mekong River

    Posted Oct 22nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing and Laura Zhou A casino operated in the Golden Triangle by a Chinese businessman praised by official media has disrupted the balance of power among gangsters ... investigating the October 5 killings, but a report by the Southern Weekend said the safety of Chinese sailors in the Golden Triangle had been put at risk after a casino operated by Hong Kong Kings Roman ...




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