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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Iran seizes 11 tonnes of drug in ‘biggest’ bust

    Posted Dec 09th 2012, 06:28pm by Agence France-Presse in Tehran

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tehran Iran’s border patrol police said it seized more than 11 tonnes of drug, killing one smuggler, in the “biggest” bust since the 1979 Islamic revolution, media reported on Sunday. “The biggest drug load busted since the revolution, weighing 11 tonnes, has been seized in Jakigour area in Sistan-Baluchestan,” bordering Pakistan, border police chief ...

  2. News - World - MEXICO

    Mexico catches Zetas drug capo ‘El Taliban’

    Posted Sep 27th 2012, 03:16pm by Associated Press in Mexico City

    ... one of the country’s most-wanted drug traffickers, Ivan Velazquez Caballero, known as “El Taliban”. Velazquez Caballero has been fighting a bloody internal battle with top Zetas’ leader Miguel ... is doing his, and they’re still together from what I understand.” A strengthened hand for Trevino Morales would be something few in Mexico want to see. Lawmen and even competing drug capos picture ...

  3. Out and about

    Posted Sep 19th 2010, 12:00am by Jason Wordie

    ... with eliminating the opium trade. Lin's descriptions of places such as Guangzhou's Five Genies Temple and Monastery of the Six Banyans suggest they have changed little since the 1830s. His ...

  4. Police crack gang that recruited children to sell drugs to pupils

    Posted Jul 25th 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A syndicate said to have recruited teenagers to sell illegal drugs has been smashed after an alleged core figure and two suspected traffickers including a 14-year-old boy were ... operating for several months and sold illegal drugs mainly to students in the district. 'The syndicate used youngsters to peddle drugs because they get along easily with students ...

  5. Police seize 3 tonnes of Ecstasy chemicals

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo Haul from the mainland is enough to make $100 million worth of the drug Police have seized more than three tonnes of chemicals they believe were intended for the manufacture of Ecstasy. They estimated the materials could have made about $100 million worth of the party drug. The chemicals, hidden among barrels containing oil, were found in two containers shipped from ...

  6. Drug prices soar amid crackdown

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of drugs in less than four months, resulting in the price of some drugs doubling in areas such as Yunnan province. Chen Cunyi, deputy director of the Narcotics Control Bureau, said the rising prices showed the anti-drugs campaign had been a success. 'Since the beginning of the anti-drug campaign, drug prices in some areas have risen dramatically because of the supply ...

  7. Police shoot colleagues in botched drugs bust

    Posted Jan 08th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... plainclothes policemen. The men, from another unit, were posing as drug dealers in a Jakarta hotel. The incident happened on Monday night when an officer from central Jakarta mistakenly opened fire on the two colleagues from the national drug squad during a raid. He said he and his back-up officers had been trying to break up a drug deal in a room at the Millennium Hotel. The two policemen ...

  8. High rate of HK party drug users caught in Guangdong

    Posted Dec 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Benjamin Wong Up to a third of party drug users arrested in Guangdong are from Hong Kong, according to the head of the police Narcotics Bureau. Cross-border excursions to rave parties- sometimes involving middle-aged people- had resulted in fewer party drugs being seized in Hong Kong, said Chief Superintendent Kenny Ip Lau-chuen. 'A recent example was when our counterpart ...

  9. Shenzhen is key gateway for illegal drugs trade

    Posted May 10th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivien Cui Proximity to HK and Macau makes city a magnet; smugglers posing as tourists Shenzhen is one of the biggest mainland gateways for the import and export of illicit drugs. The city accounted for more than a quarter of all drug-smuggling cases cracked nationwide in the first three months of the year, mainland customs authorities said yesterday. General Administration of Customs ...

  10. Sydney gang bust 'shows HK drug fight working'

    Posted Aug 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung and John Carney An exchange of intelligence with their counterparts in Hong Kong helped Australian police land a HK$4 billion drug haul and arrest four Hong Kong men suspected of being part of a smuggling gang, it was revealed yesterday. The raid is the latest in a series of large drug hauls linked to Hong Kong. The city's security chief said ...




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