Asia is in the grip of a transnational crime crisis – but governments look away

By Roderic Broadhurst The immense demand for methamphetamine (ice), ecstasy and new psychoactive substances among the wealthy urban residents of East Asia and beyond has revitalised organised crime in the region. The scale of recent drug seizures in underground laboratories in China’s Guangdong province alone is staggering – and it’s jumped by 50% in the […]

DEA seizes more than 35 tons of chemical at Port of Charleston used to make meth

Cargo not properly declared, leading customs to believe that it was intended for use in the drug trade. Gregory Yee Authorities have seized more than 35 tons of a chemical at the Port of Charleston used to make methamphetamine and are working to uncover whether it is tied to a criminal enterprise. Federal agents with the Drug […]