Many swear by the addiction-ridding powers of the controversial psychotropic plant, but it remains banned in Australia.
Last Friday Thailand's Ministry of Public Health claimed that sexually transmitted infections are rising due in part to a supposed epidemic of teens buying oversized condoms, which slip off while they're doin' it.
For years, young people from Indonesia to China have been dressing up like Nazis, buying Hitler-adorned merchandise, and embracing "swastikawaii."
Without registration or ID cards, Thailand's "stateless" ethnic minority groups are at great risk of being trafficked.
Blake Dinkin is trying to revolutionize coffee. Just don't think about where those beans have been when it's in your mouth.
The Thai beachfront raves attract up to 30,000 neon-clad people from all over the world.
In Thailand, the Hunger Games films have increasingly become a symbol of dissent against the military junta running the country.
"This kind of tourism—it's not good to see," said one UN worker. "These are human beings, not animals in a zoo."
The arrest of Fredrik Neij in Thailand this week, and the sentencing of Gottfrid Svartholm-Warg in Denmark last week, placed all three Pirate Bay founders in the custody of various authorities. The third man, Peter Sunde, will be released from a Swedish p…
There we all were: my half-naked compatriots and I, either running from something or searching for something, because basically there are only three reasons to trade life in Russia for a life unknown.
Prayuth Chan-ocha, who recently seized power, is known for a series of gaffes that go beyond being harmless slips of the tongue, and instead come off as borderline insane.
The fluoride-filled water in the rural town of Ban Mae Toen has caused brain damage and deformities, including massive goiters, in many residents.
In my years as a British fighter in Bangkok, I saw fixed matches, gambling debts and child exploitation.
I often speculated that the Bikini Killings were a twisted, homoerotic death ritual triggered by amphetamine psychosis. I wanted to suggest this to the Bombay police, but since I was on speed myself, I had the paranoid thought that if I brought it up they…
The Islamic State releases a propaganda video of Yazidi men and boys converting to Islam, and the Chinese government advises villagers in Xinjiang to fight terrorism with "angry stares."
Sovannora survived prison camps, an execution attempt, and an frantic journey across a minefield. We asked him how he felt after the sentencing of two former Khmer Rouge officials two weeks ago.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, protests erupt in Ferguson, Missouri, and anti-government protesters demonstrate in Pakistan.
Walking up to Dr. BJ's, you're blasted with light from 14 identical neon signs, which make this knob-slob parlor pretty hard to ignore. Inside, it's stark white, harshly lit, and designed to resemble a medical clinic—the perfect place to get cone.
In 2002 Pattaya, Thailand invited foreigners to assist them, at first for translation and as an informal tourist information service, but its scope has since been widened to include real law enforcement.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, TEPCO shareholders fail to shutdown Japan's largest nuclear power plant, and five armed men kill a prominent human rights activist in Libya.
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. This week, rape and hangings continue in Northern India, Thai coup leaders demand free World Cup coverage, and Canadian researchers find deadly bacteria in raw squid.
Tata told me to relax my jaw and close my eyes. She examined my face, found the spot she was looking for, and began smacking my left cheek with the back of her hand.
The lucky men and women who are able to escape Thailand's Mae La refugee camp make use of a "simulator apartment" designed to teach them about amenities they'll find in America, Europe, and Australia.
As the conflict in Thailand intensifies, VICE News goes deep into the lives of the rich and powerful royalists of Bangkok, who are fighting to keep the old order from crumbling.