Beautician Mortician | Siam Ruam Jai Makeup Service for Corpses in Thailand (Video)

Whether headed to cremation or burial, the dead have final moments with their loved ones.  One team of volunteer morticians in Bangkok does its best to help the deceased look their best before departing this world. Meet the members of “The Last Incense Stick” in Coconuts TV’s latest feature, The Beautician Mortician.  These mortuary cosmetologist ...

Lack of asses to kick fueled Loma’s rise from Isaan to UFC octagon

Lack of asses to kick fueled Loma’s rise from Isaan to UFC octagon

Bobbing in the familiar rhythm of Muay Thai, Loma ducked and dodged blows with milliseconds to spare. Pursuing relentlessly, the Russian hulk wasn’t able to connect foot or fist...

American-Thai historian conjures royal ancestor through century-old artifacts for Design Week

American-Thai historian conjures royal ancestor through century-old artifacts for Design Week

A crumbling building is the venue for a woman exploring her link to the royal ancestor who built it over a century ago by literally following in his steps. A highlight of Bangkok...

Khlong Toei Rising: Anxiety and unity in Bangkok’s biggest slum

Khlong Toei Rising: Anxiety and unity in Bangkok’s biggest slum

It’s Friday afternoon and Ratchani Cheausuwan is tired. She’s been standing all day, selling selling snacks with her one usable arm. At the end of the other, her withered...

Archi-preneur puts Bangkok’s coolest buildings on the map (Photos)

Archi-preneur puts Bangkok’s coolest buildings on the map (Photos)

Visiting Bangkok’s buildings to appreciate and learn about their architecture may not be the first weekend activity to come to mind. Ponk wanted to change that.  Rubporn...

Secret History of Sex: Relive Patpong’s 70 vivid years at new museum

Secret History of Sex: Relive Patpong’s 70 vivid years at new museum

How did Patpong get its name? Who introduced go-go bars to Thailand? Where did David Bowie stay when he was in town? Which celebrities were Patpong patrons and who got the happy...

From rescued to rescuers, orphans-turned-medics run remote Thai ambulance service

From rescued to rescuers, orphans-turned-medics run remote Thai ambulance service

Siriwan was 8 when she and her brother left their home in Myanmar’s troubled border region when their father needed medical attention. By 13, she had completed first-responder...

Multinational Music Reverberates at Maho Rasop (Photos)

Multinational Music Reverberates at Maho Rasop (Photos)

The crowd roared as the “Gizz Wiz” rocked on the main stage for just over an hour when the keyboardist left his station, grabbed a mic, hopped on a speaker and crowd-surfed...

Just Doo It: Thai film geeks nerd their way into A-list encounters

Just Doo It: Thai film geeks nerd their way into A-list encounters

Inside a Tokyo hotel room, the two Thai film nerds sat with the one-and-only Brad Pitt. It was one of those scripted moments where they were supposed to stick to questions about...

Sex Feast: ‘Food porn’ takes a literal turn in Patpong (Photos)

Sex Feast: ‘Food porn’ takes a literal turn in Patpong (Photos)

Three masked women walk in. The one in black leather holds a chain restraining the second with a slave collar. Blaring from the background, O Fortuna oversells the melodrama some...


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