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Big lot of meth pills seized from boat at Golden Triangle

  A NAVY unit accompanied by Pha Mueang Task Force rangers intercepted a boat on Mekong river flowing through the Golden Triangle and seized around 6.4 million methamphetamine pills last night (Feb. 19), Naewna newspaper said today. Capt. Pakorn Maniam, chief of operations and news department, sent assault boats to patrol Ruak and Mekong rivers

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Mekong River levels ‘slightly’ rise amid conflicting regional data

By Reuters Staff, published by Todayonline.com THE inter-governmental Mekong River Commission (MRC) said today (Feb. 22) that levels on the vital waterway have “slightly” increased and it would look into why its outflow data from Chinese dams upstream differed from data later given by Beijing. Whether or not China’s 11 dams are harming downstream nations

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