• 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tue, 13 Nov 2018 14:25
    Search resumes for body of Malaysian drug suspect in Narathiwat river
    Thai and Malaysian officials have jointly resumed a search for the body of a Malaysian drug suspect who jumped into the Sungai Kolok River to escape an arrest on Monday night after a small amount of drugs were found on him.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 09:24
    Two arrested for alleged drug peddling in Phatthalung
    Police on Wednesday arrested two men for allegedly selling drugs in Phatthalung and seized a small amount of narcotics.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
    Rap’s only significant contribution to the world is noise pollution
    Every day I and other older fit guys are pestered at the gym by rappers talk-singing about drugs, guns, f***ing and even motherf***ing. Worse still, it appears that many people believe rap music is now a political force in Thailand.
    your say
  • Thu, 01 Nov 2018 01:00
    No province is free from drugs: Prajin
    Prevention of smuggling key to solving problem, says ONCB chief.
    national
  • Wed, 31 Oct 2018 19:00
    Drugs-bust policeman hanged himself: autopsy
    Pol Sergeant Major Rangsan Sonilat, who was arrested last week in a drugs bust, hung himself at Sadao police station in Songkhla province, according to the autopsy report.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 28 Oct 2018 18:30
    Bt2.2-bn drugs seized from Lampang man
    A 34-year-old Lampang man was arrested on Saturday night and illicit drugs worth Bt2.2 billion allegedly seized from him in Ayutthaya province, Deputy National Police Commissioner Pol General Chalermkiat Srivorakan told the press at the Metropolitan Police Bureau on Sunday.
    national
  • Thu, 25 Oct 2018 13:17
    UPDATE: ‘Sek Loso’ sentenced for new charges, old ones reactivated
    Controversial rock star Seksan Sukphimai, also widely known as “Sek Loso”, was on Thursday jailed for one year and 18 months for violating the Firearms Act, obstructing a police operation with a threat of gun use, and drugs abuse.
    national
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 20:00
    Cocaine and heroin seized in Patong
    Cocaine has been confiscated in Patong while heroin was seized in a major crackdown on “hard" drugs. 
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:46
    Two held in Bangkok meth bust
    Two men were arrested in Bangkok on Wednesday evening for possession 102,082 meth pills, an assortment of other drugs and a pistol.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 13 Oct 2018 10:24
    Drug prevention fight a cross-border effort, Mekong countries confirm
    Representatives from Laos, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam gathered in Vientiane on Friday for the opening of a centre that will foster close cooperation and support for  the fight against illicit drugs in the region.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 12 Oct 2018 01:00
    Supreme Court acquits six policemen in killing of teen
    THE SUPREME Court has given the benefit of the doubt to all six policemen who had been convicted of killing a 17-year-old suspect during the government’s war on drugs in 2004, reversing the rulings of two lower courts.
    national
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