• Thu, 27 Dec 2018 17:59
    Up in smoke: Indonesia burns mountain of marijuana
    Banda Aceh, Indonesia - A towering stack of marijuana that weighed a hefty 800 kilograms (1,760 pounds) went up in smoke Thursday as Indonesian police lit up the pungent contraband. 
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 04 Nov 2018 13:35
    Bangkok raid nets illegal workers, Bt12m in contraband
    More than 50 policemen and customs officials raided Sua Pa Plaza in Bangkok’s Pom Prab district early Sunday in response to a tip-off that illegal immigrants were working there amid possible violations of laws protecting intellectual property rights.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 07 Jun 2018 18:00
    Bt2m of contraband destroyed
    About 4,000 counterfeit items, valued at around Bt2 million, included prohibited imported goods, were torched at the incinerator in Phuket Town on Thursday, led by Phuket Customs Office Chief Kanjana Suwachino.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 16 May 2018 12:16
    Tobacco trade group urges delay in cigarette tax increase
    Following the discovery of rampant use of contraband cigarettes in the seven lower southern provinces, the Thai Tobacco Trade Association on Wednesday called on the government to delay the next cigarette tax hike, scheduled for October.
    business
  • Mon, 12 Mar 2018 14:46
    Huge haul of contraband found at Chon Buri port
    The Customs Department has announced its success in intercepting contraband, pornographic material and e-cigarettes, as well as processed Burmese rosewood, Siamese rosewood and other hardwood logs that were prohibited for export.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:40
    Authorities raid market to seize contraband wildlife
    Authorities confiscated protected birds and the carcasses of other animals from a border market in Nong Khai province on Sunday.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 12 Oct 2017 10:46
    Two Chinese suspects arrested with Bt10m worth of rhino horns
    Eight rhino horns worth Bt10 million were seized at Suvarnabhumi International Airport on Wednesday as two Chinese suspects were allegedly smuggling the contraband through Thailand.
    Around Thailand
  • Sat, 15 Jul 2017 16:38
    Canadian found dead in Thai cell wanted for running 'dark web' market
    BANGKOK - A 26-year-old Canadian found dead in his Thai police cell this week was wanted in the US for allegedly running a massive "dark web" marketplace for drugs and other contraband, a police source told AFP Saturday.
    national
  • Thu, 02 Mar 2017 15:46
    Naked prisoners in Philippine jail cause uproar
    MANILA - Photos showing hundreds of prisoners in a Philippine jail sitting naked while being searched for contraband have triggered accusations of further rights abuses in President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly war on drugs.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:49
    Vietnam to kill half a tonne of contraband cats
    Hanoi - A half tonne of cats will be destroyed in northern Vietnam on suspicions they were smuggled from China, local media reported Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 26 Apr 2016 01:00
    Five tonnes of smuggled rosewood sent back by Malaysia
    MALAYSIA presented Thailand yesterday with 158 pieces of Siamese rosewood valued at Bt20 million, in what authorities said was the first time the contraband wood has been sent back to its country of origin under Cites (Convention on International Trade in
    national
  • Mon, 25 Apr 2016 17:26
    Five tonnes of smuggled rosewood sent back by Malaysia
    MALAYSIA presented Thailand Monday with 158 pieces of Siamese rosewood valued at Bt20 million, in what authorities said was the first time the contraband wood has been sent back to its country of origin under CITES (Convention on International Trade in En
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 26 Jan 2016 01:00
    Immigration police keeping an eye on new ‘Angel’ dolls
    IMMIGRATION POLICE officers will be strict about people carrying “Child Angel” dolls due to fears they could be used to smuggle contraband such as drugs, the national police chief said yesterday.
    national
  • Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:00
    Immigration police keeping an eye on 'Child Angel' dolls
    Immigration police officers will be strict about people carrying “Child Angel” dolls due to fears they could be used to smuggle contraband such as drugs, the national police chief said Monday.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 10 Apr 2015 01:00
    Phone smuggling booms
    Mobile phone smuggling is on the rise and contraband worth around Ks3 billion has been confiscated in the last three years, according to the Prevention and Control of Illegal Trade Central Committee.
    ASEAN+
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