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Philippine Supermarkets Follow Thailand, Vietnam in Ditching Plastic for Leaves

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

Taking a Selfie on this Thai Beach Could Score You the Death Penalty

Phuket authorities are trying to keep a popular holiday spot safe by threatening tourists with capital punishment.
Gavin Butler
4.10.19
LGBTQ

There’s A Luxury Drug Rehab Center In Thailand Just For LGBTQ+ Clients

VICE visits R12, a special rehab center for LGBTQ+ individuals, which addresses the unique stigma and challenges the community faces
Amahl S. Azwar
3.28.19
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Making Peace with the Heroin Addict I Used to Be

Getting off heroin is one thing, facing the consequences and damage of the years you spent on drugs is another.
Hannah Brooks
3.27.19
VICE Votes

Thailand's Pro-Military Party Is Leading Popular Vote

Some people are already growing suspicious of the general election's preliminary results.
Edoardo Liotta
3.25.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Dad Offering $440K for Someone to Marry His Daughter Wants People to Stop Calling

Around 10,000 people have applied.
Edoardo Liotta
3.7.19
Asia

You Can Have $440K and a Durian Business if You Marry This Man's Daughter

The father will only consider people who don't gamble, are hard workers, and who truly love his daughter.
Edoardo Liotta
3.6.19
MARIJUANA

The Battle for Legal Medical Marijuana Hits Malaysia

A landmark decision legalizing medical weed in Thailand has some other countries questioning whether they should follow suit.
VICE Staff
2.18.19
adventure

Why People are Spending $10,000 on Pet Funerals in Bangkok

Exploring the lavish send-offs given to pampered pooches in Thailand
Peter Yeung
1.29.19
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

No One Wants You to Fall in Love After Rehab

You’re too fragile. Intimacy is a trigger. It’s simply switching addictions from a drug to a person. So when you do meet someone, how do you know your feelings won’t doom you both?
Hannah Brooks
1.22.19
adventure

How the Animal Tourism Industry Fuels Cruelty

The uncomfortable truth behind one of South-East Asia’s most popular attractions
Adam Bloodworth
1.7.19
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