Meera Navlakha

Health

How Asia’s Booming Sex Wellness Industry Is Empowering Women

The message: the stigma has to go.
Meera Navlakha
10.18.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Chinese Family Collectively Married and Divorced 23 Times to Scam the Government

The more marriages, the more free apartments.
Meera Navlakha
9.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Astronomers Around the World Can Now Use China’s Alien-Hunting Telescope

It was previously only available to Chinese astronomers.
Meera Navlakha
9.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Here's Why Indonesian Students Are Protesting

Many are up in arms about a law that weakens anti-corruption initiatives, but that’s just the beginning.
Meera Navlakha
9.26.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Japan's 'Bounty Hunter' Website Encourages People to Earn Money By Catching Shoplifters

Regular customers are asked to watch out for would-be thieves.
Meera Navlakha
9.25.19
News

A New Zealand Neurosurgeon Mistakenly Operated on the Wrong Part of a Patient’s Skull

A health official is now demanding the doctor to apologise for the nightmarish medical error.
Meera Navlakha
9.24.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Chinese Woman Allegedly Helped 500 Mothers Give Birth in the US to Get Their Babies Citizenship

She’s part of the popular “birth tourism” industry.
Meera Navlakha
9.24.19
Culture

Malaysia Bans the Film ‘Hustlers’ for Nude Scenes

Apparently, the country’s censors don’t want anything to do with the Jennifer Lopez-led box office hit.
Meera Navlakha
9.23.19
lifestyle

Singapore’s First Micro-Distillery Puts a Distinctively Asian Twist to Gin

The Brass Lion Distillery aims to blend workshops, tastings and an all-around hands-on experience when it comes to their original gin.
Meera Navlakha
9.23.19
News

Two 13-Year-Olds Were Just Arrested in the Hong Kong Protests

Since June, over 30 people aged between 12 and 15 have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the ongoing protests.
Meera Navlakha
9.23.19

Singapore’s F1 Organisers Are Trying to Deal With the Haze

They are stocking up on anti-smog masks.
Meera Navlakha
9.20.19

The South Korean Serial Killer ‘Hwaseong Strangler’ Has Just Been Identified

Over 2 million police personnel investigated the case for over three decades.
Meera Navlakha
9.20.19
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