Thailand

9.17.19

Elon Musk Has Unveiled His ‘Pedo Guy’ Defense and It’s Batshit

The Tesla CEO by no means meant to call a diver who helped rescue Thai boys trapped in a cave a pedophile.

8.22.19

Weed Could Once Get Locals Killed in Bangkok. Now Cannabis Culture Is Taking Off

With marijuana legalized for medical use in Thailand, Bangkok’s stoners are emerging from the underground.

6.23.19

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

Fans and families like things the way they are.

6.12.19

Bar Promised Free Shots for US World Cup Goals, Didn't Know They'd Score 13

Team USA broke the record for the most goals ever scored in a World Cup match.

4.15.19

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.

3.28.19

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.

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2.18.19

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.

1.31.19

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.

1.25.19

We Tried the Spicy, Pork-Filled Menu of Bangkok's First Taco Bell

Don't worry: The cutesy text on the Fire sauce packets is still there, just in Thai.

1.23.19

Sticky Rice Has Taken an Unexpected Turn Into Diplomacy

Government officials in Thailand and Cambodia are spreading political messages through huge feasts of sticky rice.

1.9.19

The Saudi teen who fled to Thailand has officially become a refugee

The U.N. high commissioner for refugees has referred her to Australia for resettlement.

11.15.18

Life After Heroin Is Beautiful and Boring

One of the hardest lessons around being sober is learning to appreciate the ordinary, the mundane, and the normal.

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