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  1. News - Asia - CRIME

    Thai police search for ‘prime suspect’ in murder of British tourists

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 02:49pm

    ... hot-spot near Koh Phangan in the Gulf of Thailand. “We have questioned four to five Myanmar migrant workers and allowed them to go back to their rooms – but under their employers’ watch,” he said. ...

  2. News - China - CRIME

    Nanjing ‘smugglers’ accused of cheating tax-free scheme for Chinese border residents

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 06:36pm by Li Jing

    ... – in government-designated marketplaces, according to trade pacts with neighbouring countries including Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar. These are called cross-border barter transactions. Residents need a special ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Kenya seizes illegal Hong Kong-bound rosewood

    Posted May 29th 2014, 04:16am by NG KANG-CHUNG AND REUTERS

    ... As the timber becomes scarcer, the price is increasing, making the illegal logging problem even worse. Earlier last month, Shenzhen authorities seized some 660kg kilograms of rosewood from Myanmar ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ... murders of 13 Chinese sailors in the Golden Triangle region, notorious for drug production and trafficking and extortion gangs. In March, China executed the ringleader, Myanmar citizen Naw Kham, ...

  8. News - China - CRIME

    China considered using drone in Myanmar to kill wanted drug lord

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

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com After wanted Naw Kham eluded capture, China weighed using unmanned aircraft on foreign soil Drone attack was eyed to kill drug lord in Myanmar The hunt ... 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 ...

  9. 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, ...



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