Huge drug haul


It's an uphill battle (= a very difficult challenge) trying to stop the production and distribution of illegal drugs from the notorious (= famous for bad reasons) 'Golden Triangle' region. Recently however, the Myanmar army did manage to seize drugs and equipment from three factories in Shan state.


Read the article about the seizure and identify the following statements as True, False or Not Given.

  1. Seizure of drugs from within the Golden Triangle is a common occurrence

  2. The Golden Triangle is the world’s biggest narcotics-producing region

  3. The drug factories make a range of illegal drugs

  4. There is little drug law enforcement in the Golden Triangle region.

  5. Popular drugs are cheaper to purchase in Myanmar than in Thailand

  6. Local people are involved in drug productions and distribution

  7. Some Southeast Asian states have not implemented drug rehabilitation programs

When you are confident you have the answers, enter your details below.


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