On an all new episode of Black Market: Dispatches, we travel to Vietnam to talk to members of the trans community about being shunned and discriminated against.
Oct 11, 2016
We talk with the host of the latest episode of Black Market: Dispatches about her interactions with Vietnam's transgender community.
In Cambodia and across the remote forests of the world, a rising boom in the illegal sale of wood, land, and minerals has turned the environmental beat into a new kind of conflict journalism.
In some of Laos's impoverished rural villages, bomb craters have left the earth resembling the surface of the moon. The effort to clear Laos of war-era bombs goes on.
Michael Phelps wins his 21st gold medal in Rio, newly released emails revive questions about the Clinton Foundation's relationship to the State Department, Trump denies his gun rights remark was a veiled threat, and more.
Nguyen Thi Huong was arrested in 2014 with 2.8 kilograms of heroin hidden in bars of soap. She claims the soap was a gift.
Obama lifts a 50 year ban on selling arms to Vietnam, ISIS has claimed responsibility for blasts that killed at least 100 people in government-held cities in Syria, and more.
In his new book Shooting Up, the Polish historian Lukasz Kamienski traces the history of drugs in warfare, from the Viking berserkers to the Mumbai attacks.
This morning, the Obama administration is to announce tougher visa rules in an attempt to block ISIS, a report claims the Pentagon spent too much money on goats in Afghanistan, Eagles of Death Metal will play a free gig for Bataclan survivors, and more.
After the war ended, the US military marked their dogs as "expendable surplus equipment," leaving them to the South Vietnamese or euthanizing them.
I met with a group preparing to cross the Cambodian border in an attempt to make it to the UN office in Phnom Penh.
The US spends hundreds of billions of dollars on wars and sends thousands of soldiers around the world to fight in them, but it seems unable to translate all that might into anything that could be called victory.
The news comes just days after the country pissed off animal rights activists by crushing hundreds of cats to death with a dump truck.
Environmental protection officials hired a dump truck to crush the cats, still in their cages, under its wheels before burying them near the Kieu Ky waste-treatment area.
One smuggler recently got busted in Hanoi for transporting three tons of illegal felines that were bound for restaurants.
In the fourth episode of the second season of VICE, Thomas Morton heads to Syria to take a look at the front line of the battle for a Kurdish state, and Vikram Gandhi traces the illicit rhino-horn trade.
The Vietnamese film industry is always in need of foreign-looking people to appear in the background of movies, but it can be a tricky ladder to climb.
Now that the former Virginia Senator is officially running, I'm willing to bet that the sentence "The man grabbed his young son in his arms, turned him upside down, and put the boy's penis in his mouth" will resurface.
In roughly 20 years Vietnam went from being one of the poorest countries in the world to a place where drinking until you puke is such a large part of the culture that many bars have "puke sinks" built into them.
The crowd-pleasing Oscar-winner about the world's most successful idiot returned to theaters in honor of its 20th anniversary, so we decided to see if the movie still holds up.
I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed in the grimy bathroom of a bar when the image of an eight-year-old Palestinian boy came into focus.
During the Vietnam War, nearly all US soldiers carried a Zippo lighter. As the soldiers were initially forbidden from modifying the exteriors of their uniforms, they would use engrave their lighters to express their feelings and sentiments.
June 8 is an important day for Nick Ut. Not only is it the 42nd anniversary of his classic Vietnam photo "Napalm Girl," it's also the seventh anniversary of "Paris Hilton Getting Arrested," the other famous photograph in his portfolio. In 35 years, he wen…
Human rights groups say a disturbing new trend in human trafficking is seeing Vietnamese and Chinese workers tricked into working as slaves in marijuana grow operations across Europe. Worse yet, these slaves are now being charged and convicted of the crim…