Those convicted of possessing or smuggling more than 600 grams of heroin or more than 2.5 kilograms of methamphetamines face the death penalty. The production or sale of 100 grams of heroin or 300 grams of other illegal narcotics is also punishable by death. … [Read more...] about New drugs and precursors emerge in Vietnam
Drug trafficking report
"If it truly has a dramatic effect on the clinical course of Covid-19 we would already have evidence for that. We don't, which tells us that hydroxychloroquine, if it even works at all, will likely be shown to have modest effects at best," Dr Joyeeta Basu, a senior consultant physician in India, told the BBC. … [Read more...] about Hydroxychloroquine: India agrees to release unproven ‘corona drug’
News of a February study in China about the use of chloroquine for the coronavirus had already sparked lively debate in Lagos, so people began stocking up. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus and chloroquine: Is there evidence it works?
In the spirit of being frank, constructive and respecting each other, the two sides highly appreciated the good development steps of the Vietnam-Australia Strategic Partnership, shared information on efforts, achievements as well as challenges and difficulties of each country in promoting and guaranteeing human rights; discussed issues of human rights of common concern, with particular focus on the contents of the rule of law state and legal reform, the guarantee of fundamental freedoms and the protection of the rights of vulnerable groups. The two sides also discussed the possibilities and measures to enhance cooperation within the bilateral framework and at multilateral forums in this area. … [Read more...] about Vietnam – Australia: 16th round dialogue on human rights
Some exports such as electronics, automobiles and chemical products are likely to suffer hits from supply chain disruptions in mainland China, while other exports, notably metal products, machinery and equipment, could gain from trade diversion, though probably not enough to offset the impact from supply chain disruption. … [Read more...] about BUSINESS NEWS HEADLINES APRIL 8