In our new column the Fear Digest, we'll be taking a look at the top ten terrors the country is facing. This week: Santacon, Ferguson, the cold, Obama, and more.
Nov 17, 2014
The free trade agreement is front-page news in Australia and business page news in China. That being said, what do you need to know about it?
A factory worker, a disgraced government official, and a fashion designer all left behind poetry in the place of suicide notes.
Australia's Chinese-language newspapers rarely mention protests, human rights, or anything political. Why is this, and does it matter?
"The G-20 is a very important meeting where the world's most vital matters are to be discussed, and I'm here to tell you that Australia is going to win."
The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today we talk about Libya's deepening political crisis and the deaths of dozens of pilot whales off New Zealand's coast.
So in love, will never feel tired again, an online exhibition by Chinese net artist Ying Miao, serves as a counterpoint to the West's view of the Chinese internet as bland and heavily censored.
"I'm extremely grateful I was born in North Korea," Yeonmi Park told me in London recently. "If that didn't happen, there's no way I could understand other people's pain."
Last month Australia decided to sell uranium to India. The details of the deal have now been released, and a lot of people are worried.
C.Y. Leung told international media outlets that direct elections would give too much power to those below the poverty line.
There's a high degree of gullibility where the "Hermit Kingdom" is concerned. The same stories are circulated as new again and again.
VICE News traveled to Hong Kong and embedded with the students leading the pro-democracy movement.
VICE News sat down with Orville Schell to discuss how the US might benefit from better understanding the "Chinese Dream."
Yulin, China, has maintained the unique tradition of holding a canine banquet every summer. VICE Reports headed to this year's event to get to the bottom of the most controversial festival in China.
In part two of Dog Days of Yulin, VICE attends a family feast to eat some home-cooked pup. As one Yulin local explains, "Some dogs are people's friends, and others are for food. In India, cows are sacred. If you eat cow in England, all of India i…
Southern China has always had a tradition of dining on dogs—people from other parts of the country even joke that Southerners will eat anything with legs but the dinner table. Since the 1990s the town of Yulin has maintained the unique tradition of holdin…
During the Cold War, the heavily fortified Taiwanese island of Kinmen was so dense with soldiers that the state opened brothels for military personnel. The last of them stayed open until 1990.
"Even if there's no change, we need to show them. If today there's no change, then maybe tomorrow. If tomorrow there's no change, then in the future there'll be change."
Following a full week of student strikes, an estimated 200,000 protestors poured into the city's financial district surrounding government buildings to demand democracy.
Tens of thousands of protesters have overwhelmed the streets of Hong Kong after the pro-democracy group Occupy Central officially launched a mass civil disobedience movement. Now the group is clashing with police who are firing tear gas canisters and squi…
All week, students have been boycotting classes to campaign for democracy, and in an education-obsessed city where good grades are the definition of a successful youth, that's a big deal.
More than 120 heads of state came together at the UN headquarters in NYC Tuesday, but most fell short of the bold pledges and tangible vows we desperately need.
"Villain hitting" is a uniquely Hong Kong combination of political defiance and local superstition. I'm not invested in local politics, so the villain I put a curse on was Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, possibly the most vile man alive. When I woke up the next mor…
This week: A kid tried to kill a guy because he interrupted his cartoons, and a school made a girl wear a "shame suit" because she violated the dress code.