View of Doi Mae Salong villages in Chiang Rai, Thailand. The area’s early history centred on the opium trade of the Golden Triangle. Photo: Shutterstock View of Doi Mae Salong villages in Chiang Rai, Thailand. The area’s early history centred on the opium trade of the Golden Triangle. Photo: Shutterstock
View of Doi Mae Salong villages in Chiang Rai, Thailand. The area’s early history centred on the opium trade of the Golden Triangle. Photo: Shutterstock
Drugs

Asian drug lords likely producing precursor chemicals in Golden Triangle

  • The Golden Triangle – an area that centres on northeast Myanmar but includes parts of Thailand and Laos – was for years a main opium-growing region
  • Recently Golden Triangle production has boomed in amphetamine-type stimulants, especially methamphetamine

Topic |   Drugs
View of Doi Mae Salong villages in Chiang Rai, Thailand. The area’s early history centred on the opium trade of the Golden Triangle. Photo: Shutterstock View of Doi Mae Salong villages in Chiang Rai, Thailand. The area’s early history centred on the opium trade of the Golden Triangle. Photo: Shutterstock
View of Doi Mae Salong villages in Chiang Rai, Thailand. The area’s early history centred on the opium trade of the Golden Triangle. Photo: Shutterstock
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