Duterte to push ahead with name-shame in drug war as deaths rise

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Duterte to push ahead with name-shame in drug war as deaths rise

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte plans to name more than two dozen government officials allegedly involved in the illegal drugs trade, an adviser said, even as one of his critics called for a Senate probe of the crackdown.

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Rehab suffers in Indonesia drugs war

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Officials and rights activists say Indonesia's government isn't doing enough help to rehabilitate drug users as it cracks down on narcotics.

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Indonesia wages war on drugs but cuts funding for rehabilitation

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Indonesia wages war on drugs but cuts funding for rehabilitation

Rizki Mulyadi sits half-submerged in a steaming herbal bath, hands folded in his lap and head down.

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Vietnamese man caught smuggling 3 kg of drugs from China

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Officials in Quang Ninh Province in northern Vietnam are investigating after a man was caught smuggling in three kilograms of narcotics from China.

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The dark side of Duterte's deadly but popular drugs war

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The dark side of Duterte's deadly but popular drugs war

When the image of Jennelyn Olaires weeping as she cradled the body of her slain husband went viral in the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte called it melodramatic.

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2 arrested in Vietnam for trafficking over 100 kilos of drugs

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2 arrested in Vietnam for trafficking over 100 kilos of drugs

Police in the northern province of Lang Son have arrested two suspects for allegedly trafficking around 110 kilograms of drugs over the last few months.

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Indonesia names new chiefs for counter-terrorism, food monitoring

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Indonesia names new chiefs for counter-terrorism, food monitoring

Indonesia on July 20 appointed new heads of the country's anti-terrorism agency and the food and drugs monitoring body.

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Drug crimes on the rise in Vietnam: police

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Drug crimes on the rise in Vietnam: police

Drug crimes have been on the rise in Vietnam with a 33 percent increase in the number of arrests made in the first half of this year, according to a new report.

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Ministry of Health recalls more Indian medicine

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Ministry of Health recalls more Indian medicine

Two lots of antibiotics manufactured in India are being recalled for not meeting quality standards, according to documents recently issued by the Department of Drug Management under the Ministry of Health.

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1.9 tons of stimulant leaves khat from Africa seized in Ho Chi Minh City

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1.9 tons of stimulant leaves khat from Africa seized in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City customs in June seized nearly 1.9 tons of plant-based drug khat disguised as tea or herbs in parcels from Africa.

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Lao siblings sentenced to death, life for smuggling heroin to Vietnam

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Lao siblings sentenced to death, life for smuggling heroin to Vietnam

A court in the central province of Nghe An on Tuesday handed down a death penalty and a life sentence to two Lao siblings for smuggling 3.7 kilograms of heroin from Laos to Vietnam, VnExpress reported.

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Vietnam seizes 4.5 kg of drugs in tire shipment to New Zealand

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Police in Ho Chi Minh City have arrested a foreign man and a Vietnamese woman for trying to smuggle 4.5 kilograms of banned stimulant ephedrine into New Zealand.

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Thirty killed in four days in Philippine war on drugs

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Thirty killed in four days in Philippine war on drugs

Thirty "drug dealers" have been killed since Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in as Philippine president on Thursday, police said, announcing the seizure of nearly $20 million worth of narcotics but sparking anger from a lawyers' group.

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32 pharmaceutical companies fined for violating regulations

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SaiGon GP English 1 month(s) ago

The Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health announced the list of 32 pharmaceutical companies receiving administrative fines for their violations.

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Over 300 detained during police raid on northern Vietnam karaoke bar

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Over 300 detained during police raid on northern Vietnam karaoke bar

Over 300 people at a karaoke bar in the northern Vietnamese city of Hai Phong were taken into custody after police held a crack-down the venue on Wednesday morning.

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