Thailand

Kayan women usually wear rings on their necks. (Image:  wikimedia / GNU FDL)

A Look at Thailand’s Kayan People

In Thailand, there is a tribe known as the Kayan or Padaung people. Originally from Myanmar, the tribe is popular the world over for its women who wear several coils around their long, elongated necks. According to estimates, there are…

Thailand has the largest automotive industry in the entire Southeast Asian region. (Image via  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

How Thailand Turned Into the Detroit of Asia

When it comes to automotive manufacturing, Thailand clearly stands out by having the largest automotive industry in the entire Southeast Asian region. In 2017, Thailand made about 818,000 cars and close to 1.2 million commercial vehicles. And within the first…

Some illnesses are a mystery to modern medicine. (Image: NIHClinicalCenter via flickr/CC BY 2.0)

A Peculiar Medical Mystery

This is a true story that happened in Thailand. Wen Lai is a 43-year-old peasant and construction worker who lives in Thailand. He has had several surgeries over the last three years. Each time, his condition becomes more severe than before,…

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A Look at Thailand’s Kayan People

In Thailand, there is a tribe known as the Kayan or Padaung people. Originally from Myanmar, the tribe is popular the world over for its women who wear several coils…

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How Thailand Turned Into the Detroit of Asia

When it comes to automotive manufacturing, Thailand clearly stands out by having the largest automotive industry in the entire Southeast Asian region. In 2017, Thailand made about 818,000 cars and…

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A Peculiar Medical Mystery

This is a true story that happened in Thailand. Wen Lai is a 43-year-old peasant and construction worker who lives in Thailand. He has had several surgeries over the last three…

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Why Were 20,000 Elephants Killed in 2013?

Over 20,000 African elephants were killed for ivory in 2013, a CITES monitoring program showed, leaving a population believed to be around 500,000. It’s hard to understand why people have…