Thailand / Malaysia Border - 18 Nov 07
November 27, 2007 | Everyday two thousand people pass through this border at Sungei Golok. It is one of the most important crossing points between Thailand and Malaysia and one of Malaysia's most prolific smuggling routes for guns, drugs and humans as Tony birtley reports.
Thailand relaunches 'war on drugs' - June 12 2008
Thailand's government has resurrected the country's so-called war on drugs that claimed thousands of lives under Thaksin Shinawatra, the former prime minister. Selina Downes reports from near the Thai-Myanmar border where increased drug smuggling and opium production has prompted the crackdown.
Thailand's war on drugs - 09 Jun 09
Thailand's war on drugs has had some success with authorities saying they have shut down nearly all major production facilities within its borders.
But the biggest problem for Thai police isnt drugs produced in the country, its smugglers using their territory as a distribution hub.
Al Jazeera's Tony Birtley reports
Thailand's drug border crossing problem June 27, 2010
Along the border between Thailand and Myanmar, authorities are battling an old problem that's taken on a new face. For years, the border area known as the golden triangle was the most prolific heroin producing area in the world. But now, the focus of illegal drug traffickers in that area has shifted: to the production of millions of amphetamine pills.
Al Jazeera's Aela Callan reports.