As part of a recently launched crackdown on illegal narcotics in Arakan State, Burmese police seized over 4.6 million yaba pills in Maungdaw Township allegedly belonging to a monk, who has been accused of stashing the drugs in his monastery.
Methamphetamine being trafficked into Bangladesh with increasing frequency where prices can triple upon reaching Dhaka
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 state media reported today. The town of Tachilek, which acts as a busy crossing point from Burma into Thailand's Mae Sai, is a popular route …
There’s been a steady decline in the cultivation of opium poppy in recent years.
From 2015 to 2017, the production of poppy has decreased from 54,000 hectares to 41,000 hectares, so what’s behind this trend. . .
Malaysia has made its largest ever seizure of crystal methamphetamine, officials said on Monday, finding nearly 1.2 tonnes of the drug disguised as tea in a shipment from Burma, and arrested six suspected traffickers.
A “dramatic” drop in opium cultivation in Burma has underscored a regional boom in demand for illegal synthetic drugs such as methamphetamine, which many Asian countries are struggling to combat.