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From Illusions to Incarceration: Unveiling the Depths of Criminal Exploitation in the Golden Triangle

Rachel Yoong's journey from a Facebook ad to a remote corner of Myanmar unveils the dark reality of criminal exploitation in the Golden Triangle. Forced into online scams and human trafficking, her story echoes countless others trapped in a web of deceit and coercion.

The Role of Casinos, Cryptocurrency, and Underground Banking in Fueling Crime Across East and...

Delve into the intricate web of casinos, cryptocurrency, and underground banking driving transnational organized crime across East and Southeast Asia. Discover the evolving tactics and policy recommendations to address this burgeoning threat.

Southeast Asia Human Trafficking: A Lucrative Global Crisis Unveiled by Interpol

Interpol's revelation of Southeast Asia's human trafficking-fueled fraud unveils a staggering global crisis, with criminal syndicates raking in trillions annually. Learn how these operations exploit victims and evade law enforcement.

The Plastic Tide: Southeast Asia’s Battle Against Imported Trash

In Labuan, Indonesia, once-pristine beaches now bear the burden of imported plastic waste, underscoring Southeast Asia's struggle against a mounting environmental crisis.

Thailand to Tighten Regulations on Marijuana Use: Recreational Ban, Medical Continues

Thailand is set to ban recreational marijuana use by the end of the year, while medical use will persist. This move follows the rapid growth of the cannabis industry since decriminalization in 2022. However, critics argue that the existing rules lack cohesion. A new law is in the works, aiming to regulate cannabis use more comprehensively and is expected to be in effect by year-end.