• Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    Region unprepared for emerging meth epidemic
    Last week, Vientiane played host to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime’s High Level Conference on Transnational Organised Crime in Laos and the Mekong Region. The UNDOC brought together senior Lao officials, international partners, and select experts from neighbouring Mekong countries.
    opinion
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    ‘Drugs, alcohol behind violence’
    Respondents also name family life, upbringing as causes; urge stricter enforcement of law.
    national
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 18:00
    Call for action to halt farmers’ use of antibiotics for fish, prawn stocks as drug-resistance fears grow
    Some farmers sprinkle antibiotic medicine onto their fish and prawn stocks that are kept inside floating baskets either in enclosed ponds or natural waterways, a practice that poses the dual threat of drug resistance in consumers and environmental pollution, experts at Chulalongkorn University said on Monday.
    national
  • Tue, 20 Nov 2018 01:00
    The Birth of a drug trade
    Netflix continues its portrayal of drug kingpins with a new series of "Narcos" set in Mexico
    movie & TV
  • Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
    Alert over use of amoxicillin in orange orchards
    PUBLIC HEALTH Ministry officials have been instructed to check on pharmacies and antibiotics manufacturers that may have distributed amoxicillin for farms – reportedly used widely in northern and central orange orchards – as it could lead to drug resistance or even fatal allergies in humans as well as contaminating the environment.
    national
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:28
    Four arrested after raid on fake painkiller drug factory
    Four suspects have been arrested for allegedly making and selling fake painkiller medicine after police and officials from the Food and Drug Administration Office raided a factory in Bangkok's Taling Chan
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 07:11
    Pharma giant Pfizer to raise some drug prices
    Pfizer said Friday it would raise US prices on 41 drugs in January, reversing a price freeze implemented over the summer in the face of criticism by President Donald Trump.
    business
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:32
    Ex-con misses jail pals, gets himself busted
    An ex-convict in Chon Buri is heading back to jail after being caught again with methamphetamines, but he’s fine with that, saying he missed his old friends in prison and wanted to be rearrested.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:46
    Three monks at two Yasothon temples arrested, defrocked for drug use
    Three monks at two temples in Yasothon's Muang district were arrested and defrocked on Wednesday after they tested positive for drug use.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:30
    Blacklisted Swede arrested in Phuket
    A Swedish man, who had been blacklisted, has been arrested in Phuket on Tuesday over a previous drug case and illegal entry into the country.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:00
    Bus driver gets four-year jail term over passenger deaths
    A Thai bus driver, who reportedly drove under drug influence and crashed his company’s chartered double-decker coach at a downhill curve in Nakhon Ratchasima’s Wang Nam Khieo district on March 22 resulting in 18 passenger deaths and 32 injuries, has been sentenced to a four-year-and-one-month jail term and his driver’s licence permanently revoked.
    national
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:55
    Bt500m drug ring busted, 4 arrested
    Police raided 25 spots nationwide Wednesday morning to bust a drug ring that has been using bar receptionists to push drugs, arresting four suspects, including the alleged ring leader.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:12
    Samui man arrested, 3 kg of “ice” seized
    A man was arrested on Koh Samui Tuesday and more than 3 kg of crystal meth was seized.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
    Drug bill to help speed up registration of new medicines
    THE NEW drug bill will allow specialists and their organisations, foreign or Thai, to review drug registration applications.
    national
  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:37
    Drug suspect ‘rescued’ after jumping into Phatthalung canal
    A drug suspect jumped into a canal in Phatthalung province to try to escape arrest but had to be rescued by police on Tuesday morning.
    Breaking News
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