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Artist makes pictures from reclaimed zinc roof tiles
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Rad Thai! Meet the schoolgirl skater, 12, representing Thailand at Paris 2024 Olympics

Vareeraya Sukasem, 12, who also goes by the nickname 'ST', will be one of the youngest athletes to compete at the Olympic urban sports events at the Place de la Concorde, which will be held on July 28.

Buddhist amulets made from recycled plastic in Thailand

The company, Qualy, which advocates for sustainable design, fashions the revered charms out of waste such as coffee grounds, used fishing nets, old milk cartons, plastic items.

Dentist, 59, has secret hobby performing as a champion pole dancer

Keerathi Tongamphan, also known as Doctor Nui, 59, works as a government dentist for her day job.

Artist makes pictures from reclaimed zinc roof tiles

Somsak Samphochanon hammers the discarded rubbish into canvases which he uses to paint Buddhist images and scenes of everyday life in his humble studio in Bangkok, Thailand.

One-legged boy can finally perform skateboard tricks after receiving prosthetic leg

Alrey Codilla Toring, 13, was born without a right foot and his lower leg not was not properly former due to a congenital defect.

Join this Vietnamese farmer as he fishes for shrimp and crabs in flooded fields

Nguyen Van Tu, 62, goes to work at the ungodly hour of 3 am to go to work in the Tam Binh district of Vinh Long province, Vietnam.

This spirulina production facility is run by a local in small Vietnamese village

The Mekong Spirulina was built by Van Huu Tai in the hamlet of Tan Nhon in Vinh Long province, Vietnam.

Weavers show how they make Vietnam's iconic straw hats as craft slowly fades away

The headgear, known locally as non la, has different designs but is typically made with straw, dried palm leaves, and thin bamboo strips.
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