• Mon, 24 Sep 2018 01:00
    Anti-narcotics operations in Surat Thani in high gear
    Authorities have been trying to thwart the flow of illicit drugs to tourist islands like Samui and Pha Ngan.
    national
  • Mon, 17 Sep 2018 17:30
    Four Hmong arrested in Sukhothai with 25 bags of meth pills
    Narcotics suppression police intercepted a pickup truck and a car with four alleged Hmong drug mules from Tak in Sukhothai on Sunday evening, and seized methamphetamine pills contained in 25 fertiliser bags.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 19 Aug 2018 16:30
    Police bust drugs-party, seek source of the narcotics
    Bangkok police have called on the Office of the Narcotics Control Board to help find the source of the narcotics that the 28 suspects allegedly used at a party on Saturday, Wang Thong Lang deputy superintendent Pol Lt-Colonel Chaowarit Ngernchalard said on Sunday.
    national
  • Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:59
    Malaysian 'Iceman' sentenced to death in Thailand
    A Malaysian drug dealer dubbed the "Iceman" was sentenced to death Thursday by a court in Thailand after he was convicted of running a narcotics network that funnelled huge profits into legitimate businesses.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 08 Aug 2018 19:35
    Police arrest 261 on drugs charges after six-year operation
    THAI AUTHORITIES have arrested 261 transnational drug suspects, most of whom originated from West Africa and used their unsuspecting Thai wives as drug couriers, Narcotics Control Board of Thailand (ONCB) chief Sirinya Sitdhichai said on Wednesday.
    national
  • Mon, 06 Aug 2018 14:09
    Armed robbers strike Customs office, haul away drugs worth RM30mil
    Police have confirmed that robbers armed with sticks raided the Customs Department’s narcotics unit here and carted away RM30mil worth of illicit drugs that had been confiscated and stored there.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 22 Jul 2018 01:00
    Indonesia deports French drug smuggler after 18 years
    A Frenchman who served 18 years in custody for smuggling drugs into Bali was deported Saturday in a case that sparked outrage in his native country over Indonesia's tough narcotics laws.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 29 Jun 2018 12:29
    Three arrested in Pattaya drug crackdown
    Pattaya police have arrested three people with illicit drugs in separate incidents in a crackdown on narcotics trafficking.
    Breaking News
  • Sun, 17 Jun 2018 01:00
    Reform of drug laws begins as bill passes first reading
    NEW narcotics laws to decriminalise drug users and legalise the controlled use of kratom and marijuana passed first reading at the National Legislative Assembly (NLA) on Thursday. 
    national
  • Sat, 16 Jun 2018 01:00
    Sodium cyanide stocks impounded
    THAI AUTHORITIES yesterday temporarily impounded 48 tonnes of sodium cyanide at a warehouse in Chiang Rai province, while the Office of the Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) announced a separate confiscation of 9 million methamphetamine pills and 300kg of crystal meth or “ice” in Chiang Mai.
    national
  • Fri, 15 Jun 2018 14:47
    Meth, ice, heroin burn in anti-drugs day
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will incinerate huge amounts of drugs, including 61 million meth pills and 486kg of crystal meth, to mark the world's anti-narcotics day, the agency chief said on Friday.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 11 Jun 2018 01:00
    Bangladesh reels under Philippines-style drug war
    More than 70 people were killed and thousands arrested recently in Bangladesh in what many analysts have started to label as a “Philippines-style” anti-narcotics crackdown.
    opinion
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 01:00
    Thai narcotics control board may allow marijuana cultivation for medical use
    THE OFFICE of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) has hinted at the possibility of allowing people to grow marijuana for medical use.
    national
  • Wed, 02 May 2018 16:53
    Huge narcotics haul seized from four major drug operations in a week
    Police said four successful recent drug busts had led to the confiscation of a huge haul of narcotics, including more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana, three kilograms of highly concentrated hashish oil, over 100,000 meth-amphetamine pills, some 5,300 grams of crystal meth or “ice”, and 850 grams of ketamine.
    national
  • Thu, 19 Apr 2018 14:27
    Slight drop in military conscripts testing positive for drugs
    A total of 12,209 men who showed up for military conscription draws tested positive for drug use, of whom 7,174 have been admitted to rehabilitation programmes (2,146 in hospitals and 5,028 in boot camps), Sirinya Sitthichai, secretary-general of the Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB), said on Thursday.
    national
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