Thai news reports say that the Burmese migrant workers were held after a series of raids in the Thai border town of Mae Sai.
Join the Roadshow team as they meet the people of Hpakant, who exist in a dark world fuelled as much by drug addiction, as the hope of striking it rich.
In villages across northern Shan State, addiction is destroying communities.
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Leaders from six Karen armed groups have formed a task force in order to combat drug production and use in the east Burmese state.
Bullet Points: bringing you the news for Friday 11 July.
Panellists on DVB discuss corruption in the drug industry and ask how known drug lords have been able to operate without arrest.