Indonesian Police Cross-Dress to Fight Crime

In Muslim-majority Indonesia, criminals have long dressed up as a woman wearing a hijab to get away with crimes. This time, police turn the tables around.
Ikhwan Hastanto
10 hours ago

Xinjiang’s Tourist Spots Are Flourishing Right Beside Its Internment Camps

Despite reports of China’s persecution of Uighurs in Xinjiang, authorities are touting it as the country's new tourist destination.
Meera Navlakha
12 hours ago

Burmese Parents Are Holding Fake Funerals to Keep Their Children Safe

These families will do anything to prevent their children from being recruited by the country’s rebel groups.
Meera Navlakha
14 hours ago
The Phillipines

Duterte Said “You Must Be Stupid” If You Think He’ll Stand Trial at The Hague for His Drug War

“I am a Filipino. We have our courts here... Shit,” he continued.
Alex Lubben
15 hours ago
VICE Specials

Inside The World's First Fully-Electric Racing Grand Prix

While traditional Formula 1 is confined to dedicated race tracks, the fully electric world of Formula E takes over the streets of cities across the globe.

Man in Japan Faces Charges After Selling $3 North Korean Beer for $148

The seemingly innocent grift of reselling a beer allegedly violated Japan's Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act.
Bettina Makalintal
a day ago

FaceApp Isn’t Creepy Because It’s Russian, It's Creepy Because It’s Capitalist

FaceApp’s privacy policy is bad. Its policy isn’t uniquely bad because it’s a Russian company.
Caroline Haskins
16 hours ago

Inside Beijing’s Illegal Karaoke Sex Clubs

Photographer Valya Lee spent two months working undercover and taking photos on her phone.
Lucy Andrews
2 days ago

An Inside Look Into The Secret World Of Emoji Making

There is no wine and beer emoji (it’s just an illusion), and no, cannabis will not be coming anytime soon.
Edoardo Liotta
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thousands of Elderly Hong Kongers Join the Protests in a 'March for the Silver-Haired'

An estimated 9,000 senior citizens took to the streets to support the youth, saying "we are proud of them".
Gavin Butler
17 hours ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Instagram is Now Hiding the Number of ‘Likes’ from Certain Users

The trial aims to take the "pressure" out of using Instagram, and is being rolled out today in a number of countries including Australia, New Zealand, and Japan.
Gavin Butler
19 hours ago

Indian Activists Launched a Helpline to Combat Hate Crimes Against Non-Hindus

The helpline is established by a collective of social workers, journalists, religious leaders, and lawyers.
Meera Navlakha
2 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Online Reviews for 'Papuan Penis Enlargement Leaves' Are Just Blistered Dick Pics

Three-finger leaves are being sold as a natural penis enhancement solution, but they’re causing a lot more pain than pleasure.
Muhammad Ishomuddin
2 days ago
Life Lines

Jaden & James

Jaden suffered "some heavy stuff" after surviving a car crash that left him with a metal plate down his femur. But he lives to tell us his story thanks to belting up.