Five accused drug smugglers from Hong Kong, Chile, Switzerland and Thailand who were caught in Bali could face the firing squad if convicted, police on the Indonesian holiday island said Wednesday.
Sri Lanka began advertising for hangmen this week, as the country's president pushes ahead with a hardline policy, modeled on the Philippines, to combat drug trafficking.
Canada urged Beijing on Tuesday to grant clemency to a Canadian sentenced to death for drug trafficking, after his sentence reignited a diplomatic dispute that began last month.
An employee of a Malaysian airline was among eight people arrested in Australia on charges of trafficking more than 14 kg (30 lb) of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine, Australian authorities said on Wednesday.
A school teacher in northern Vietnam has received the death penalty for drug trafficking, state media reported Wednesday.
Sri Lanka has decided to re-enforce the death penalty as part of attempts to fight drug trafficking in the country, a senior cabinet minister said on Wednesday.
Duterte's son Paolo Duterte and son-in-law Manases Carpio appeared at a Senate inquiry on Thursday to answer accusations that they helped facilitate the shipment of crystal methamphetamine.