Everything You Want to Know About the ABS-CBN Shutdown, Answered
Is Duterte behind the closure of the Philippines’ largest news network? Is this an attack on press freedom? What’s next?
How People Around Asia Celebrate the Lunar New Year
Envelopes filled with cash, soups that make you ‘age,’ and housekeeping rules for good luck!
Many Filipino Teens Can't Get Tested For HIV
And yet of the 29 Filipinos who contract HIV daily, 19 of them are between 15 and 24 years old.
The VICE Morning Bulletin
Trump official calls travel ban "massive success," six killed in shooting at Quebec mosque, Steve Bannon gets seat on National Security Council, and more.
China Is Reportedly Training a 'Maritime Militia' to Patrol the Disputed South China Sea
The training includes lessons on "safeguarding Chinese sovereignty," search and rescue operations, and dealing with disasters — or foreign ships — at sea.
The Rise and Fall of the Filipino Pool Craze
Today you can find pool halls in Manila's restaurants, its schools, and even its slums. But the country's biggest stars are nowhere to be seen.
A Woman on Death Row and the Neighbor Who Put Her There
Mary Jane Veloso lives about 300 feet away from Maria Cristina Sergio in the Philippines. Veloso is on death row for allegedly smuggling heroin into the country. Sergio is in jail and awaiting trial after being accused of trafficking her neighbor.
Exploited Migrant Labourers are Rebuilding Christchurch
Construction companies leading the Christchurch rebuild have come under fire for exploiting cheap, migrant labour.
Real Tiki Cocktails Should Taste Like an Elvis Movie
In the 1970s and 80s, tiki drinks got a bad reputation for being too sweet. But a true tiki cocktail should be balanced, complex, use good rum, and instantly transport you to a palm tree-lined beach. I should know, because I'm tiki as fuck.
Mexican Narco Assassins Were Sent to the Philippines to Murder Two Canadian Gangsters
Two gangsters from Vancouver were arrested in Manila this month after being found with lots and lots of drugs. Now, not only are they staring down life in a Philippine prison, they have Mexican Cartel assassins to worry about.