Chiang Rai’s Golden Triangle’s Drug Production Expands and Diversifies

Large quantities of speed pills and crystal methamphetamine seized along a border area in Wiang Kaen district, Chiang Rai.

Chiang Rai’s Golden Triangle’s Drug Production Expands and Diversifies

CHIANG RAI – Organized crime groups are expanding and diversifying drug production in Thailand’s Golden Triangle amid fears the region could emerge as a hub for synthetic opioids like fentanyl, according to the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Asia Pacific counter-narcotics police met in Myanmar’s capital Naypyitaw on Wednesday to negotiate a […]