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Vietnam police seize 300 kilograms of meth in mansion bust

Mar 21, 2019 - 4:53 PM

The bust is part of a larger investigation across central Vietnam involving several provinces and further investigations are ongoing

METH BRICKS. In this picture taken on March 20, 2019, Vietnamese policemen arrange seized methamphetamine at a police station in Ho Chi Minh City. Photo by Vietnam News Agency/AFP

Myanmar police seize massive haul of meth pills

Mar 04, 2019 - 2:46 PM

Two different busts take place in the west of the country at the weekend, one in Magway region and one in Maungdaw in Rakhine state

MYANMAR METH BUST. This photo taken on January 11, 2019 shows a drug user user holding low-grade crystal meth tablets, known in Southeast Asia as "yaba", in Muse, Shan State, along Myanmar's border with China. File photo by Ye Aung Thu/AFP

P1.125B worth of liquid meth seized in latest raid

Jun 01, 2016 - 8:30 AM

Raids yielding huge amounts of illegal drugs have become frequent since President elect Rodrigo Duterte reiterated his tough stance against illegal drugs

Hong Kong 'drug lord' forced to burn meth stash in Indonesia

Jan 28, 2015 - 12:42 PM

A total of 862 kilograms of drugs were burnt

UP IN SMOKE. Indonesian officials and suspects destroy some of the 862 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine during a ceremony in Tangerang, on the outskirt of Jakarta on January 27, 2015.   Photo by Bay Ismoyo/AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Jan. 6, 2015

Jan 06, 2015 - 1:49 PM

The latest news on AirAsia QZ8501 a massive drug bust involving 800kg of crystal meth reports that Indonesian actors will appear in the new Star Wars film and more

MASSIVE HAUL. Police confiscated 800 kilograms of methampetamine from an international drug syndicate arrested in West Jakarta on Jan. 5, 2015. Photo by Rappler