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Drones, big money and cheap drugs: The Laos route spewing meth into Thailand

June 11, 2019 12:23 PM

NAKHON PHANOM, THAILAND (AFP) - As dusk falls along the Mekong River, a nightly dance begins between Thai border security and Laos drug gangs now using drones, scouts and a pool of poor fishermen to shift record amounts of meth into Thailand.

Thai exiles in fear after murders and disappearances

May 24, 2019 2:21 PM

BANGKOK (REUTERS) - When members of the exiled Thai protest band Faiyen learned that the concrete-stuffed bodies of two Thai activists who had disappeared from Laos had been found in the Mekong River, they grew worried about their own fates.

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