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Thailand’s First Batch of Medical Marijuana Is Ready for Roll-Out

A wider distribution is scheduled for April 2020.
Meera Navlakha
7.11.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Children Are Still Fighting Muay Thai — Even After the Death of a Young Boy

Fans and families like things the way they are.
Dexter Thomas
Karen Ye
6.24.19
LGBTQ

A Behind the Scenes Look at Thailand’s ‘Ladyboy’ Sex Industry

“I got into this type of work to provide for my family. Not just my parents, but my grandparents as well."
Caleb Quinley
6.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A US$48,000 Durian Was Sold In Thailand

The king of fruits was auctioned at a price that beat last year’s record of 800,000 Thai baht (US$25,500).
Edoardo Liotta
6.7.19
LGBTQ

Some Asian Governments Claim LGBTQ Culture Is a Western Invention: Here’s Why That’s Garbage

From androgynous priests in Malaysia, to cross-dressing mediums in Vietnam, Asia has a proud tradition of gender-defying ritualism stretching back thousands of years.
Sarah Ngu
6.6.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Story of Two Elephants Rescued from Thailand’s Tourism Industry Restores our Faith in Humanity

Two elephants walked 20 kilometres to freedom, with one mother elephant reuniting with her calf after being separated for 5 years.
Edoardo Liotta
5.23.19
News

In Thailand, Activists Are Literally Fighting For Their Lives

“That’s now eight activists who have gone missing. We’re on their ‘wanted’ list too and with all the other targets eliminated, we could be next. We are like calves, waiting to be sent to the slaughterhouse.”
James Buchanan
5.20.19
Photos

The Next Chapter in Luo Yang's Photographic Study of Femininity

As part of her highly-acclaimed ongoing documentary series, ‘Girls’, Chinese photographer Luo Yang discusses the new imagery shot in Thailand.
Ryan White
4.26.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thailand’s Plan to Boost Tourism Is to Pay People to Explore Its Hidden Gems

Forget Phuket. Screw Pattaya.
Mustika Hapsoro
4.24.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Philippine Supermarkets Follow Thailand, Vietnam in Ditching Plastic for Leaves

Supermarkets big and small are embracing the eco-friendly alternative to wrapping fresh produce.
Lex Celera
4.17.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Dog Was Rescued After Being Found 220 Kilometres Out to Sea

It's not clear how the animal made it out to an oil rig in the middle of the Gulf of Thailand.
Gavin Butler
4.17.19
seasteading

Seasteading Bitcoin Fans Say They're 'On the Run' From Thai Government

The 'first seasteaders' wanted a new life free from national laws, now they say they're on the run after reports of criminal charges related to their waterborne structure.
Jordan Pearson
4.16.19
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