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  1. News - China Insider - CRIME

    Chinese celebrity apologises for meth use amid high-profile nationwide drug crackdown

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:51pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... poppy-planting region, the Golden Triangle which overlaps Myanmar, Laos and Thailand. Provincial authorities said seizures in Yunnan accounted for about 70 per cent of the methamphetamine intercepted ...

  2. News - China - CRIME

    Drugs worth HK$3 billion seized in Mekong crackdown

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... crime along the Mekong River, China's drug enforcement chief said yesterday. Since late April, authorities from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand have been sharing intelligence and hunting ... and three accomplices after they were found guilty of the murders. Liu told a news conference also attended by representatives from Laos, Myanmar and Thailand that following the trial and execution ...

  3. News - China Insider - CRIME

    Southeast Asia can’t meet China’s opium demand, says UN body

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 03:32pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... demand. “The number of registered heroin users in China has been increasing since 2007 and it appears that opium production in [Laos] and Myanmar is unable to meet demand, which is now partly met ... of ketamine were seized – an increase of 311 per cent from the previous figure – in the first half of that year. Both in Laos and Myanmar, opium poppy cultivation on steep, infertile hills near ...

  4. News - China - CRIME

    China considered using drone in Myanmar to kill wanted drug lord

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

    ... covering areas of Myanmar, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam. "One plan was to use an unmanned aerial vehicle to carry 20kg of TNT to bomb the area, but the plan was rejected because we were ordered ... the hijacking of two cargo ships on the Mekong River in Thailand left 13 sailors dead in October that year. Joint investigations by police from China, Thailand, Laos and Myanmar eventually linked ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    'Ice' drug seizures nearly double in Hong Kong

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 04:37am by Patrick Boehler

    ... by Myanmar, Laos and Thailand, according to the report. But Douglas also sees a troubling shift towards synthetic drugs. While opiates are associated with older drug users, "the surge in youth ...

  6. News - China - CRIME

    Death sentences for Mekong River murderers of 13 Chinese sailors

    Posted Nov 07th 2012, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... and a sixth man was jailed for eight years. The men were from Myanmar, Thailand and Laos, and one was without nationality. All six pleaded guilty last month to charges including intentional homicide, ... committed outside the country. Naw Kham was extradited from Laos at the request of mainland authorities in May. Li said this resulted in the court taking unprecedented measures to make the trial ...



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