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2018/01/28 | Pan Suiming
Not Enough is Known about China's Modern Drug Use
The number of drug users in China increased substantially from 2010 to 2015; there is no evidence that this figure will stop growing.
2017/08/30 | Phelim Kine
Is Duterte's War on Drugs Migrating to Indonesia?
Indonesia is already wrestling with the toxic legacy of impunity for the mass killings of least 500,000 people in 1965–66, when the government gave free rein to soldiers and local militias to kill anyone they considered a “communist.” Unless Jokowi speaks out forcefully against a Duterte drug war model of crime control, he risks being responsible for a mass killing campaign that could demolish Indonesia’s fragile and hard fought-for rights and freedoms.
2017/05/22 | James Baron
Hidden in Plain Sight: Taipei has a Glue Sniffing Problem
'Most people are completely unaware that this is even an issue. I know this because I have seen flagrant sniffers in the middle of busy thoroughfares, their heads buried in larger carrier bags as oblivious hordes jostled around them.'
2017/02/10 | Zi Yang
Rural China and the Asian Methamphetamine Trade: A Case Study of Lufeng
Despite the growth of China’s security budget in recent years, the state’s seemingly inability to stamp out the drug business shows us the corrupting effects of the trade on local administrators who protected traffickers for financial gains.
Shining Light on the Pacific’s Dark Networks
Pacific Island nations have increasingly become transit hubs for large shipments of illicit drugs. Intelligence-gathering activities targeting entire network functions are required.
Getting Organized on Asia's Rising Drug Trade
Cross-border movement of illicit products into and out of Southeast Asia, often via India and China, has intensified in recent years.
2016/11/29 | Jim Plamondon
Cambodia Exports Can Get High on Cannabis
Early this month, the world moved past a tipping point in the global legalisation of cannabis. Exporting legal cannabis could drive Cambodia’s export revenues up and keep rural unrest down, but only if Cambodia acts quickly.
2016/11/29 | Edward White
FEATURE: Clean and Serene - The Missing Stage of Drug Rehab in Taiwan
As Taiwan’s government tries to tackle a growing drug problem, former addicts are trying to build a bridge back to society.
2016/11/26 | Clark Jones
The Human Cost of Duterte’s Drug War
The Philippines war on drugs has gained international infamy in the wake of its terrible body count. But as Clarke Jones writes, we also need to remember the lives and circumstances of the people caught up in the middle of it — people like Jaybee Sebastian.
Shanghai’s Struggle to Rehabilitate Rehab
Facing a growing drug problem, city officials aim for a more progressive approach to recovery.
2016/08/19 | ZiQing Low
Grim Outlook for Taiwanese Arrested on Drug Charges in Indonesia
Five Taiwanese nationals arrested in Indonesia on drug-related offences may face the death penalty as Jokowi continues to wage his War on Drugs.
2016/08/10 | Don Shapiro
Defining Drug Advertising in Taiwan
Companies have been punished for disseminating information on disease awareness.
2016/08/03 | Hsu Chia-yu
Efforts Underway to Clean-Up Animal Testing in Taiwan
Experts hope that labs with international accreditation will improve the quality of animal testing in Taiwan.
2016/07/20 | Edward White
FEATURE: ‘Are We Still Living in a Democracy’? Philippine Opposition Fights Back
President Duterte’s alleged extrajudicial killing spree looks set to be investigated by the Senate, but public sentiment in the Philippines is still overwhelmingly with the new president.