The drugs, hidden inside printer ink cartridges and cameras in a container, are on the way from China to Cambodia.
The woman in Ho Chi Minh City claimed she needed money to raise her grandchildren
She was allowed to bring in new evidence and had the sentence reduced on Monday
The executions of seven foreigners in April -- among them two Australians -- prompted Australia to temporarily withdraw its ambassador.
Another, who had been convicted in yet another drug case, was sentenced to life in prison
They claimed to have been hired by a man in Lang Son to transport the drug to the capital for VND20 million ...
He was sentenced to 20 years in prison for drug trafficking
The suspects allegedly bought the drug from China
Authorities claim most of the unexplained deaths are being carried out by drug syndicates waging war on each other
Police say 402 drug suspects killed, near 600,000 surrendered
"Human rights? Use it properly in the right context if you have the brains."
"Go ahead. Killing them is allowed because you are the victim."
He was caught with nearly 3.6 kilograms of heroin while boarding a flight from HCMC to Sydney
They and six others belonged to a gang that had sold more than 100kg of heroin in the city in...
It was at least the third drug bust across the Lao border the past week