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The Philippines Joins Asia’s Space Race With New Space Agency

President Rodrigo Duterte just signed a law establishing a Philippine Space Agency, but this does not necessarily mean that a Filipino will be heading to space anytime soon.
Lex Celera
8.15.19
LGBTQ

Multiple Cases of Trans Discrimination Motivate Passionate Campaign for Gender Equality in the Philippines

In one case, a trans woman was handcuffed and brought to a police station after trying to enter a women's restroom.
Lex Celera
8.14.19
News

Cyber Group Linked to Chinese Government Suspected of Hacking Video Game Companies for Financial Gain

When it's not spying for the Chinese government, the group known as APT41 allegedly hacks in-game currencies
Lex Celera
8.13.19
News

Calls to Boycott Taiwanese Bubble Tea Chains Are Brewing on Mainland Chinese Social Media

It all started when a photo of a store notice that echoed Hong Kong protesters’ pro-democracy battle cry went viral
Lex Celera
8.9.19
News

Manny Pacquiao Finally Wants to Leave Jesus Out of Death Penalty Debates

The boxer-senator previously used Jesus’ crucifixion to justify the reimposition of capital punishment but changed his tune when another lawmaker used it against his argument.
Lex Celera
8.8.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Singaporean Pedestrians Are Losing to Hoverboards, E-Scooters, And Segways

Personal mobility devices have become increasingly popular in Singapore. Some pedestrians aren’t happy.
Lex Celera
8.7.19
News

A Filipino Taxi Driver Was Arrested After Charging $115 for a 15-Minute Ride

The actual fare should have been under $5.
Lex Celera
8.6.19
Gaming

A 23-Year-Old Pakistani Has Just Been Crowned Best ‘Tekken 7’ Player In The World

Arslan “Arslan Ash” Saddique was relatively unknown in the competitive circuit a year ago. Today, he’s the world’s best ‘Tekken 7’ player.
Lex Celera
8.5.19
News

A New Philippine Bill Demands Dignity for the Country’s Embattled Commuters

Called the 'Magna Carta of Commuters,' this bill champions public transportation and commuter rights.
Lex Celera
8.5.19
weird

Schoolboy Inserts Acupuncture Needle Into His Genitals to Stay Awake

This is but one instance in a long history of boys sticking things up where they shouldn’t.
Lex Celera
8.1.19
weird

The Alien Fruit in Netflix’s ‘Another Life’ Is Actually Just a Rambutan

Maybe they were hoping not one of their 1 million Southeast Asian subscribers would notice.
Lex Celera
8.1.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

We’ve Already Spent All Of This Year’s Budget For Earth Resources

A research think tank has declared today Earth Overshoot Day, and it's only July.
Lex Celera
7.30.19
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