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.
Walking on fire may seem dangerous to most, but for devotees at the Sri Mariamman Temple, it is a sacred reminder of what being human really means. Every year during Theemithi, they walk across a fire pit to give their thanksgiving to the goddess Drowpathai. Vimen, a longtime volunteer at the tem
Amongst Us ‘I look very ugly, so when I go to the street, people look at me weirdly, like, “This guy is bloody ugly, needs plastic surgery”.’ For HardwareZone user @LocalITGuy who identifies as a BBFA (Bui Bui Forever Alone), being confident about his physical appearance has been a daily struggle. B
Taking away or ordering in our food has become second nature since most of us have started working from home, and of course, we need some way to carry them: plastic bags. Thousands of them. This increased consumption has raised some concerns, with many criticizing the usage of plastic. But at th
n line with the adage, “New Year, New Me”—the annual decluttering of our wardrobe is here, but have you ever wondered where the old clothes we leave out for recycling go to? Our host Nate visits a recycling warehouse, where we take a look at what items people usually hand over to our karang
What happens when you take a young chef out of the kitchen and ship them over to an offshore island? You get an appetite for adventure, cultural history, and (of course) food. Having nothing to do with venerated saints, the island of Sekijang had its original name misheard and mispronounced by
What happens when you take a young chef out of the kitchen and ship them over to an offshore island? You get an appetite for adventure, cultural history, and (of course) food. Located less than 6km off the mainland is an island steeped in spirituality, ancient myths and… turtles. Chef Nurul Ain