Chiangrai Police Seize Major Methamphetamine Shipment

Chiangrai Police Seize Major Methamphetamine Shipment

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Police on Tuesday morning seized nearly two million methamphetamine pills and 40 kilograms of “ice” and arrested one suspect on a charge of possessing an illegal drug in Phaya Mengrai district of Chiang Rai. Provincial police patrolled an area in Phaya Mengrai district following a tip that a drug trafficking gang […]

Myanmars Drug Trade Creates Dealers in High Places

Myanmars Drug Trade Creates Dealers in High Places

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – With the staggering amounts of money to be made it should not surprise anyone if some people who are supposed to on the side of drug suppression are in fact involved in feeding the drug trade, both in Myanmar and Thailand. Recent weeks have seen some major drug busts in the […]

Myanmar Drug Trade for Peace

Myanmar Drug Trade for Peace

  CHIANGRAI TIMES – Critics say that the ceasefire agreements signed with ethnic armies are driven by a desire to capitalise on the country’s booming narcotics business not a desire for change and that the army and politicians are padding their coffers with the proceeds Professor Des Ball pushes plates of what is left of […]