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Singapore foils attempt to smuggle 3,000 sachets of chewing tobacco in...

The case has been referred to the Health Sciences Authority for further investigation.

Freedom for 600 when the caged birds sing

Singapore authorities make largest seizure of smuggled ornamental birds in a bus driven by a Malaysian.

Malaysian man held at Chennai Airport with diamonds worth RM1.3 mil

Indian customs seize 55 mini pouches filled with gems from his attire and in a cooker.

Smugglers take RM3 billion bite out of govt revenue

Chief secretary bemoans 'revenue leakages' caused by smuggling activities at the borders.

Taiwan presidential smuggling scandal engulfs China Airlines

The scandal comes as Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen seeks a second term in a January presidential election against Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu.

Singapore stops Malaysian van bringing curry puffs…

...And some stuff hidden behind with the stacks.

Korean Air CEO’s widow and ‘nut-rage’ daughter avoid jail time for...

Cho and her Korean Air employees are charged with smuggling goods worth nearly 90 million won on 202 occasions between January 2012 and May last year.

11 held for trying to smuggle out Sri Lankan boy

Police say they have crippled a syndicate using Malaysia as a transit nation.

Police to look into 2 cases of cops claiming they were...

IGP says he is prepared to reopen two separate cases involving policemen who claim they had been falsely accused of crime in the past, including one that happened 20 years ago.

Cops warn of syndicate amid rise in drug mules arrested overseas

The syndicate is believed to be an international outfit based in South Africa which lures would-be drug mules by making lucrative offers on Facebook.

Crocs alive! 220 crocodiles about to be smuggled from Sabah

They were being smuggled from the Kampung Pasir Putih swamp forest in Tawau to be transported in an Indonesian boat.

Cops bust smuggling syndicate, seize cigarettes worth RM1.6 mil in Johor

Police say smugglers are now using land routes to evade arrest.

First Rohingya woman shot dead in Bangladesh drugs clampdown

Teknaf Bangladesh is a hot spot for the 'yaba' drug trade, this time a young Rohingya woman was shot dead by Bangladesh security forces for her involvement as a drug pusher.

Malaysia to work with Philippines, Indonesia over palm oil dumping

The three countries will form a 'technical working group' to address the Philippines' concern over alleged smuggling and dumping of palm oil there.

Indonesia foils illegal Facebook sale of komodo dragons

If convicted, the smugglers could face up to five years in prison and a 100-million-rupiah fine (RM 28,593).

Tanzanian court sentences Chinese ‘ivory queen’ to 15 years for smuggling

Yang Feng Glan, along with two Tanzanian men are being charged with smuggling 860 pieces of ivory between 2000 and 2004 worth 13 billion shillings.

El Chapo convicted

The 61-year-old former boss of the notorious Sinaloa cartel, Joaquin Guzman, now faces life in prison for smuggling tons of cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana into the United States.

Authorities make record 30-tonne pangolin seizure

The haul included 1,800 boxes of frozen pangolins, 572 more frozen pangolins in six freezers, 61 live pangolins in cages, and 361kg of pangolin scales.

Man smuggles month-old leopard cub on plane to India

The cub was found in a plastic grocery basket hidden inside a bag after the passenger arrived in India on the Thai Airways flight.

Local airlines crew turning drug mules worry cops

Bukit Aman anti-narcotics chief Mohmad Salleh says airline crew members have been caught in Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Australia and New Zealand for such offences.

Sabah cops seize RM8 mil worth of cigarettes, alcohol in pre-CNY...

Sabah police chief Omar Mammah says they have made the biggest seizure of contraband items to date in the state.

Hong Kong failing to tackle wildlife smuggling epidemic

Wildlife trafficking in Hong Kong is under-policed and under-investigated.

UN: ‘Vast areas of impunity’ for human trafficking

The overwhelming number of detected victims of trafficking globally are female, with just under half being adult women.

Iran to cap petrol sales to curb smuggling

Smuggling has boomed in recent months as the rial plummeted against the dollar in the face of crippling US sanctions following Washington's withdrawal from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal between major powers and Tehran.

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