Six Burmese nationals have been arrested in Thailand, after they were caught smuggling 14kgs of crystal methamphetamine disguised as green tea.
In villages across northern Shan State, addiction is destroying communities.
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Oct 15, 2009 (DVB), Two senior judges and one legal advisor in Burma's northeastern Shan state have been sacked after government officials accused them of corruption in a drugs trial,[…]
Oct 12, 2009 (DVB), Support from the United States in Burma's anti-narcotics efforts would be welcomed by the junta, state media reported yesterday. The US "is willing to work together[…]
Aug 26, 2009 (DVB), A massive haul of methamphetamine pills was seized at the Burma border town of Tachilek on Monday, along with 721kg of heroin and two guns, Burmese[…]
June 25, 2009 (DVB), Burma remains the world's second largest source of opium, according to a UN report released yesterday that found a slight rise in opium poppy cultivation across[…]