Thailand

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
Vice Guide to Right Now

Supermarkets in Thailand and Vietnam Start Using Banana Leaves Instead of Plastic

Think of it as a very literal take on "green packaging".
Edoardo Liotta
4.8.19
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
3.28.19
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
2.15.19
running

Marathoner Runs 19 Miles with Lost Puppy, Adopts Him After Race

Khemjira Klongsanun was running a marathon in Thailand when she came across a lost puppy in the road. She couldn't help herself, and so she brought it along.
Liam Daniel Pierce
2.1.19
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Life After Heroin Is Beautiful and Boring

One of the hardest lessons around being sober is learning to appreciate the ordinary, the mundane, the normal.
Hannah Brooks
11.15.18
Australia Today

A Vegetarian Chef Killed a Customer and Then Served him to Other Customers

Customers at the Bangkok restaurant complained when they found meat in their noodles.
Gavin Butler
11.1.18
Australia Today

Elon Musk Strikes Again, Calling the Thailand Cave Diver a 'Child Rapist'

Months after accusing the rescue hero of being "a pedo guy," the embattled Tesla CEO is spitting venom once again.
Gavin Butler
9.5.18
What I Want to Tell You About Heroin

Welcome to Rehab

“I am tired of the putrid stench of sweat and the overwhelming compulsion to use, use, use because if I don’t, I will die.”
Hannah Brooks
8.3.18
Drugs

The Former Home of Heroin Has Become a Luxury Rehab Hub

Chiang Mai used to be at the centre of the Golden Triangle; now, it's full of facilities offering £8,000 rehab packages.
Robyn Wilson
7.18.18
Genre Lifestyle

Elon Musk Called One of the Divers in Thailand a ‘Pedo’

The Tesla billionaire has been feuding with Vern Unsworth since the diver called his mini-submarine a PR stunt.
Wendy Syfret
7.16.18
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