Bullets trump rehab as Asia quickens 'failing' war on drugs

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Bullets trump rehab as Asia quickens 'failing' war on drugs

The Philippines has launched a bloody "war on drugs" that has killed at least 2,400 people in just two months, while neighboring Indonesia has declared a "narcotics emergency" and resumed executing drug convicts after a long hiatus.

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Heroin use at 20-year high in U.S. drug 'epidemic', U.N. says

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Heroin use at 20-year high in U.S. drug 'epidemic', U.N. says

A heroin "epidemic" is gripping the United States, where cheap supply has helped push the number of users to a 20-year high, increasing drug-related deaths, the United Nations said on Thursday.

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UNODC press conference on combating wildlife crime

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UNODC press conference on combating wildlife crime

On June 1, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) held a conference in Hanoi on “Zero Tolerance for Wildlife Crime”.

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Challenges facing the global fight against drugs

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Challenges facing the global fight against drugs

The 2016 UN General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on the World Drug Problem, which ended on April 21, was held for the first time in 2 decades.

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Led by China, Mekong nations take on Golden Triangle narco-empire

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Led by China, Mekong nations take on Golden Triangle narco-empire

The Lao People's Army patrol boat was custom-made in China with night-vision capability and two of the most powerful engines on this remote stretch of the Mekong River.

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Workshop talks sexual, gender violence

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Workshop talks sexual, gender violence

More than 60 experts from law enforcement agencies, international organisations and non-governmental organisations gathered at a seminar on December 8 in Hanoi to seek ways to address sexual and gender violence.

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Syrians linked to Islamic State in Thailand 'to attack Russian interests'

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Ten Syrians linked to Islamic State (IS) entered Thailand in October to attack Russian interests, Thai police said in a leaked document citing information from the Russian Federal Security Service.

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Syrians linked to Islamic State in Thailand 'to attack Russian interests'

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Ten Syrians linked to Islamic State (IS) entered Thailand in October to attack Russian interests, Thai police said in a leaked document citing information from the Russian Federal Security Service.

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Conference discusses trans-national crime combat

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Conference discusses trans-national crime combat

A round-table conference on preventing and combating trans-national crime was held by the Supreme People’s Procuracy and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) in Hanoi on November 26.

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ASEAN Ministers discuss trans-national crimes

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ASEAN Ministers discuss trans-national crimes

VGP - The 10th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting on Transnational Crime (AMMTC 10) and related meetings opened in Kuala Lumpur on September 29 with the participation of 10 delegations from ASEAN member countries and the ASEAN Secretariat.

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UNODC report findings to support VN in tackling wildlife and forest crime

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UNODC report findings to support VN in tackling wildlife and forest crime

VietNamNet Bridge - On Friday the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) presented to the Government of Vietnam the findings of a draft report on wildlife and forest crime in the country.

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Human trafficking in S.E. Asia a dire situation: Douglas

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UNODC Regional Representative Jeremy Douglas discusses the U.S. annual modern slavery report, why Malaysia was upgraded in the report and what can be done to fix the problem. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Rishaad Salamat on “Trending Business.”

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Cocaine smugglers turn to South Asia for new routes, markets

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 15 month(s) ago

DHAKA/NEW DELHI, July 12 – Police who seized Asia's largest known shipment of liquid cocaine at a Bangladeshi port late last month say it was headed for India, the latest sign that drug cartels are increasingly plying their trade in South Asia.

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Vietnam, Austria bolster judicial partnership

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The Vietnam Supreme People’s Court (VSPC) and the Austrian Supreme Court of Justice (ASCJ) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) covering enhanced exchanges and cooperation in judicial information, judge training and judicial reform.

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Vietnam, Austria bolster judicial partnership

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Vietnam, Austria bolster judicial partnership

The Vietnam Supreme People’s Court (VSPC) and the Austrian Supreme Court of Justice (ASCJ) recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) covering enhanced exchanges and cooperation in judicial information, judge training and judicial reform.

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