Australian Defence Force personnel will today begin a training exercise with the United States and the Philippines in the contested waters of the South China Sea.
The smog in Beijing is bad, but the incompetent official attempts to clean it up have been worse.
Finally receiving a proper theatrical release in the US 23 years after it was made, Rebels of the Neon God is a fitting introduction to Tsai's singular style and a haunting work.
Fake antimalarial pills sold on the black market have helped create a drug resistant malaria strain. We look at who's selling them and the problems they're causing.
The Government is about to publish their long-term defence strategy and Alan Dupont is worried. We asked the security expert and former diplomat about why Australia is falling behind the times.
You can get anything you want at the famous shopping center—provided your are willing to suffer through a certain amount of abuse and drama.
Despite a recent crackdown on "birth tourism" centers in California, there are plenty of reasons for pregnant Chinese women to want to give birth on US soil.
The melting Antarctic ice sheet, China's 18-year-old basketball phenomenon, a drug that could stop the AIDS epidemic, and more.
An insider's account of the bizarre world of the Chinese state-run English-language media.
Myanmar is backtracking on minority voting rights, watchdogs are growing concerned about press freedom in Bulgaria, Taliban militants have been arrested in connection to the Peshawar school massacre, and more.
"My main problem is when you associate that sexual energy with something that is supposed to be a kids' show."
Will there ever be another land war in Asia?
One smuggler recently got busted in Hanoi for transporting three tons of illegal felines that were bound for restaurants.
Interviews with numerous former and current ESL teachers at public and private schools in China found that nearly every teacher had been subjected to one or many labor abuses.
At the Liyuan Dog Market, the largest canine bazaar in China, animals are often mistreated and sometimes die just a week after purchase, but dog lovers have few other options when they want to buy a pet.
It's a dystopian solution to international complaints against Chinese tourists for spitting in the streets, yelling in restaurants, fighting in public, and otherwise disrespecting local customs and laws.
I went to a rally in West Hollywood for single people and felt more lonely than empowered.
"These are entire villages where every other house contains someone dying of cancer or some sort of respiratory problem," says photojournalist Souvid Datta.
Featuring songbirds, cocaine, female Chinese bodyguards, and the Chileans in charge of slaughtering beavers.
Homosexuality was still illegal in China while he was on the force. Now, he's arguably one of the most important figures in the country's LGBT community.
Ottawa is exporting less military aid overall but upping shipments to India, Egypt, and Tunisia, as well as other non-NATO allies with questionable moral records.
Celebrities, activists, and even Bill Nye the Science Guy are calling out the Canadian government for being in the pocket of the oil industry.
Some people believe breast milk has healing properties, but authorities in China say that milk providers were also working as prostitutes.
This year, a Tibetan Mastiff puppy reportedly sold for almost $2 million in China, making it the priciest dog ever purchased. VICE China went to the the 2014 Yidu Tibetan Mastiff Fair in Tianjin to learn more.