Yesterday the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court sentenced a 35-year-old man to death for trafficking 7.3 kilograms of heroin from Cambodia to Vietnam.
mercredi 30 janvier 2013
vendredi 2 novembre 2012
HANOI - Vietnam has sentenced a 61-year-old Filipina to death after she was caught smuggling the illegal drug methamphetamine into the country, a court clerk said on Wednesday.
lundi 1 octobre 2012
Hanoi - Lack of funding to monitor migrant patterns in Vietnam risks worsening the spread of drug-resistant malaria, health experts said on the sidelines of a World Health Organization (WHO) annual regional meeting in Hanoi which closed on 28 September.
mercredi 19 septembre 2012
Ministry of Public Security police have asked the country’s highest prosecutors' office to charge 23 people, including two former government officials, with trafficking over 333 kilograms of heroin, VnExpress reported Tuesday.
samedi 31 décembre 2011
HANOI — A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced five people to death for heroin trafficking.
lundi 12 décembre 2011
HANOI — A United Nations-appointed expert is urging Vietnam's government to close down rehabilitation centers for drug users and sex workers following criticism of abuses by an international rights group, calling them "counterproductive."
dimanche 11 septembre 2011
The Human Rights Watch’s recent report on forced labor and abuses in drug detention centres in Vietnam is groundless and distorts the reality in Vietnam with bad intention, the Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Nguyen Phuong Nga said in Hanoi on Sept. 9.
mercredi 7 septembre 2011
HANOI — An international human rights group urged Vietnam to shut down drug rehabilitation centers that it said subject inmates to abuse and forced labor. It also called Wednesday on international donors to check the programs they fund inside the centers for possible ties to human rights violations.
mardi 6 septembre 2011
Vietnam must stop detaining drug users and sex workers without rights required under international law, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
vendredi 5 août 2011
Hanoi - A court in northern Vietnam sentenced four men to death and gave life sentences to eight for drug trafficking, the court said Wednesday.
lundi 9 mai 2011
HANOI - International health experts criticize Vietnam’s estimated 70 compulsory drug treatment centres.
jeudi 24 février 2011
Vietnam - More than 160 drug addicts overpowered guards and escaped from a detention and rehabilitation centre in central Vietnam, and about 30 of them remain at large, an official said Monday.
lundi 17 mai 2010
HANOI — Nearly 600 inmates in a Vietnamese drug rehabilitation camp overpowered security guards and escaped, an official said Monday. At least two-thirds of them were still at large.
samedi 26 décembre 2009
A Vietnamese court sentenced five Chinese men to death by firing squad for trafficking nearly eight tonnes of hashish in one of the country's biggest drug hauls ever, state media reported yesterday.
samedi 19 septembre 2009
HANOI — Six former police drug squad officers who protected a heroin ring in Vietnam have been jailed for up to 17 years, state media reported on Saturday.
vendredi 17 juillet 2009
The Ministry of Public Security police said Thursday they have arrested 26 people suspected of smuggling heroin throughout Asia in the last two months.
mercredi 6 mai 2009
A Vietnamese drug dealer and her four Chinese accomplices have been captured by police in the middle of last month in southwest China trafficking 11 kilogram of heroin, police said Monday.
mardi 30 septembre 2008
A Vietnamese college student was arrested at the Bangalore International Airport Wednesday allegedly carrying more than four kilograms of heroin, The Times of India reported.
samedi 19 juillet 2008
HANOI - A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced an Australian woman of Vietnamese origin to life in jail for trafficking heroin, and her husband, who is also of Vietnamese descent, to a 20-year jail term on the same charge.
mardi 15 juillet 2008
Hanoi - Police in Vietnam arrested an Australian woman of Vietnamese origin for smuggling heroin, raising the number of Australians arrested in the country for drug crimes to five in more than a month, an official said Tuesday.
samedi 14 juin 2008
HANOI - Vietnam arrested three Australian women after authorities allegedly found heroin in the hotel room of two of them and in a packet hidden on the body of the third as she tried to board a plane home, state-controlled media reported Friday.
vendredi 6 juin 2008
HANOI - An Australian of Vietnamese origin was under arrest in southern Vietnam after she collapsed with heroin in her stomach, state media reported Friday.
jeudi 15 mai 2008
HANOI - Vietnam police have busted a drug ring smuggling nearly nine tonnes of cannabis to Canada, a record haul for the country, media reports said on Thursday. Five suspects with Chinese and Indonesian passports have been arrested over the monster shipment, stored in two containers marked as carrying jeans and headed from Pakistan to Canada via China.