Petch Makphol is a key figure in Bangkok’s underground racing scene. A proud member of the Bandidos MC and the One Point Street Racing Gang, he now runs a custom garage in Bangkok. In this video, he talks about his obsession with fast cars, and shows us what it means to truly pursue one’s passion.
Sun Woo is your regular 18 year-old university student. He goes for classes, hangs out with friends, then heads back to do his readings. But unlike his peers, he was born with Grapheme-Colour Synesthesia, a neurological condition which allows him to see colours in every word he sees. While it sou
At 27, Karmen is already taking cues from her 71-year-old grandmother (and best friend) on how to live well after retirement. This includes: endowment plans, frugal spending, and developing an appreciation for the simple things in life. This is the third video in a series that explores the theme
Meet Sompoch, a bona fide gangster from Bangkok’s streets since the 60s. In the second video of our series, ‘The Dirtier, The Better’, he recounts how he had to choose between life and death before knife fights with rival gangs, and talks about the important values behind being a “Gangster
When we came up with the tagline ‘Asia, Unfiltered’, the plan was always to bring you fresh, insightful content from across the region. We’re making good on this now, and we’re proud to announce the launch of Rice Media Thailand. In this video, the first of a series about individuals who live on
At 90, preparing wanton noodles and serving customers are still one of the many sources of joy for Madam Leong. We tagged along with her family on her recent birthday celebration in Bangkok, to get a glimpse of what it takes to stay happy and active at an age when most others would have retired.
You know the debate about whether creatives are born, or made? Meet Ammar. He’s living proof that stardom is innate. In a world designed for able-bodied people, where we often have expectations about how people with disabilities should fit into society, Ammar vows that he won’t be your sob story.
As more Singaporeans seek to adopt a furry companion, a noticeable rise in pet abandonment and abuse cases indicates a growing need for animal welfare. An independent animal rescue volunteer, Wati’s life revolves around advocating for responsible pet ownership, as she strives to find the foreve
Recently, a growing number of seniors have been found to be living alone, and along with it comes a worrying statistic: in 2020, the suicide rate for seniors reached a record high. To help them feel a little less alone, Kien Ling has made it a point to spend time with these seniors, and she share
Kids from low-income backgrounds don’t compete on an equal footing with those who come from privilege – this is an uncomfortable truth that is not discussed enough. Stephanie believes that one step to correcting social inequality starts with literacy, and she has made it her personal mission
Singapore, Unfiltered With rising COVID-19 infections in September, the sentiment on the ground is divided: some Singaporeans have been confused by the government’s mixed signals, while others think we should cut them some slack. But the question remains: are we ready to embrace Covid-19 as endemic? Can Singaporeans r
Warm meals and warmer greetings are what individuals receive at Krsna’s Free Meals, a soup kitchen in the heart of Little India. For over 1 and a half years, Dutch volunteer Sabine has been spending her Friday mornings at Krsna’s, where she takes pride in serving food from the heart to our