British smuggled opium into China and started Opium War against China. France and British together forced into Beijing. They burned down the Yimingyuen (old Summer Palace).
British’s Settlement in Shanghai where the area was government by British and forced upon China with various treaties signed.
Unit 11 Nations and Empires
Chapter 36 Rise of Imperialism
1840 A.D. - 1916 A.D.
Opium to China by British and G8 invasion
Marco Pola and other good friends
The need of people
Passive, hard working and quiet
The writer is the co-author of several in-depth drug reports, including Show Business (2003), Hand in Glove (2006) and Shan Drug Watch (2007).
The war of figures continues
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In January 1987, Thailand’s drug czar Chavalit Yodmanee was asked by Bangkok Post about Mong Tai Army leader Khun Sa’s claim that some 900 tons of opium would be produced in Shan State for the 1986-87 season.
To which he was reported to have replied that it was not possible because “a vast tract of land would be needed for the cultivation of enough plants to meet Khun Sa’s target.” He added the MTA boss’s claim was little more than exaggeration and propaganda. (Bangkok Post, 29 January 1987)
Chavalit was not alone against Khun Sa’s figures.
Hard to be innocent in Burma
“The government is bankrupt and the generals have all the money,” reported Mizzima News, 25 April, quoting a member of an International NGO in Rangoon.$$$$