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Smuggled garlic seized in Mukdahan

MUKDAHAN, 14th January 2018 (NNT) – Mukdahan officials have seized 70,000 baht of garlic smuggled into the city via the Mekong River. The officers said they recently confiscated the truck along with 49 sacks of garlic weighing up to 980 kilograms. The driver was however able to escape arrest. Full story: NNT Reporter:

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Mekong River anti-narcotics drive affirmed

The Office of Narcotics Control Board (ONCB) will continue to work closely with narcotics suppression units of five countries along the Mekong River under the "Safe Mekong" project to fight illicit drugs threat in the sub-region. Deputy Prime Minister and Justice Minister ACM Prajin Juntong, who oversees the ONCB, said Thursday

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