Meera Navlakha

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South Korea Is Saying Goodbye to Classic Karaoke Bars and Late-Night Hangouts with Co-Workers

It was once a common practice for employees to bond with their bosses in karaoke bars after work.
Meera Navlakha
a day ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thousands of Japanese Kids Are Still Learning Math on the Abacus

Other countries have abandoned the ancient calculating tool but Japan still holds national math competitions with it.
Meera Navlakha
2 days ago
Vice Guide to Right Now

Fitbit to Provide Wearable Fitness Trackers in Collaboration With Singapore Government’s Health Initiative

The Singapore government is promoting healthy living amid rising cases of diabetes and heart disease.
Meera Navlakha
2 days ago
Culture

China’s Patriotic Rap Stars Are Blasting the Hong Kong Protests on Social Media

These artists have big fan bases and hold considerable influence in mainland China.
Meera Navlakha
2 days ago
News

Eight Of The Ten Most-Surveilled Cities In The World Are In China

The two other non-Chinese cities in the top ten are outside Asia, while Singapore appeared in 11th place.
Meera Navlakha
4 days ago
LGBTQ

Seaport Terminals in The Philippines Will Soon Have 'All Gender' Bathrooms

The move comes after a series of incidents relating to gender discrimination in recent months.
Meera Navlakha
4 days ago
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Japanese Millennials are Apparently Buying Second-Hand Makeup

The new trend sees young people turning to second-hand products to save money and avoid waste.
Meera Navlakha
4 days ago
Vice Guide to Right Now

Japanese Boys’ Top Career Choice Is Professional YouTuber, New Survey Finds

YouTube creator did not make it to the list of top choices for young Japanese girls.
Meera Navlakha
4 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Look Inside Tokyo’s New Tapioca Theme Park For Boba Lovers

Pre-ticket sales were completely sold out and Japanese influencers are now flooding Instagram with photos of the park.
Meera Navlakha
5 days ago
lifestyle

Study Finds That People Who Use More Emojis Have More Sex

Those little icons are great at building emotional intimacy.
Meera Navlakha
5 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thai State Hospitals Have Started Distributing Cannabis Oils

Those enrolled in the country’s universal health scheme can avail of the oils for free.
Meera Navlakha
8.19.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hong Kong Protesters Are Getting Tattoos That Represent Their Struggle

Tattoo artists across the city are getting requests for designs that feature symbols of the protests like umbrellas, gas masks, and Hong Kong’s floral emblem.
Meera Navlakha
8.19.19
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