Edoardo Liotta

Drugs

Two Directors Tell Us What They Saw While Shadowing Philippine Police During The Drug War

'The police were convinced they were doing the right thing. They have no doubt in their mind that what they are doing is legitimate.'
Edoardo Liotta
a day ago
News

Sustainable Alternatives to Single-Use Plastic Packaging Should Be Everywhere

With the likes of mushroom wrap and sugar-cane plastic, the list of environmentally-friendly alternatives is growing longer. So why is plastic still so widespread?
Edoardo Liotta
6.13.19
News

Elton John’s Movie ‘Rocketman’ Got Banned In Samoa For LGBTQ Content

A film about Elton John without the queerness would be an utter misrepresentation of his life
Edoardo Liotta
6.13.19
News

Beyond Meat Is Great, But Asian Alternatives to Meat Might Be Even Greater

Localised ‘clean meat’ alternatives are gaining popularity in Asia, giving us hope for a more sustainable future.
Edoardo Liotta
6.12.19
News

Japan’s Outdated Sexual Assault Laws Are Leading to Unjust Rape Acquittals

According to a century-old Japanese law, a crime isn’t considered rape unless the woman tried to fight back.
Edoardo Liotta
6.11.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Flight Passenger Opened The Emergency Exit Thinking It Was The Toilet

Talk about an emergency evacuation - but this one caused a seven hour flight delay and cost the airlines up to $30,000
Edoardo Liotta
6.10.19
News

Japan’s Labour Minister Says Women Should Wear Heels At The Work Place

Hope for the #KuToo movement, which protests the de-facto expectation that women wear heels at work, was at its peak after it reached the labour government’s attention earlier this week. Things are looking different now.
Edoardo Liotta
6.7.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A US$48,000 Durian Was Sold In Thailand

The king of fruits was auctioned at a price that beat last year’s record of 800,000 Thai baht (US$25,500).
Edoardo Liotta
6.7.19
News

Japanese Father Kills Son In Fear That He Would Perform A Mass Murder

The son was living as a recluse, just like the suspect of the May 28 stabbings, and was allegedly prone to violent outbursts. These men remind us of the growing hikikomori population in Japan.
Edoardo Liotta
6.6.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

#KuToo Is The Japanese Movement Against Wearing High Heels

Referencing #MeToo, this women's movement combines the Japanese words for shoes (kutsu) and pain (kutsuu).
Shamani Joshi
Edoardo Liotta
6.4.19
News

China Is Still Defending The Tiananmen Square Massacre Much To The World’s Dismay

Despite countless politicians and musicians speaking up for democracy, people are going missing and having their voices silenced by the Chinese government.
Edoardo Liotta
6.4.19
LGBTQ

What It’s Like to Come Out in Singapore, Where Gay Sex is Still Illegal

'My parents threatened to send me to a religious teacher. It was the worst time of my life. My parents knew I was depressed and suicidal but they didn't care.'
Edoardo Liotta
5.31.19
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