Thailand Hopes Medical Marijuana Will Boost its Lagging Economy. But Not Everyone's Convinced.
Experts and advocates told us that Thailand faces hurdles as it tries to seed a medical marijuana empire.
U.S. Justice Department Says Yale Discriminates Against White and Asian College Applicants
The Department of Justice found that Yale University violated federal civil rights law and ordered it to change its admissions process. Yale denies the allegations.
Some Chinese Cities Want to Limit the Amount of Food People Can Order at Restaurants
Chinese President Xi Jinping challenged cities to come up with creative solutions to avoid food waste.
A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Filmmaking in the Philippines During the Pandemic
To work around restrictions in film, TV, and advertising production, some filmmakers are blocking scenes over video calls and directing on set from a plastic 'bubble.'
Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activist Agnes Chow Called the 'Real Mulan' in Viral Meme
Social media users showed support for the 23-year-old after she was arrested under Hong Kong's new national security law.
Hong Kongers Lined Up at 2 A.M. to Buy Copies of the Apple Daily Newspaper After Its Founder Jimmy Lai Was Arrested
One woman told Hong Kong public broadcaster RTHK that buying the newspaper was a form of protest against the government as it continues to crackdown on press freedom.
Singapore Is Putting Trackers on Some Incoming Travelers to Make Sure They’re Following Quarantine Measures. Will the US and Australia Do the Same?
Experts told us they aren't convinced that a similar effort would work in the US or Australia because of privacy concerns.
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BBC Host Cooks for Comedian Who Roasted Her Egg Fried Rice Recipe
“Indian people good at rice also...maybe except you,” comedian Uncle Roger teases BBC host Hersha Patel, who is out to redeem herself after going viral for a fried rice recipe.
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Police Raid a Major Hong Kong News Outlet and Arrest Its Billionaire Owner Under the City's New National Security Law
The popular Hong Kong newspaper, Apple Daily, livestreamed the police raid of its building.
‘Control By Fear:’ Charges Against 24 High-Profile Activists Seen As Part of Wider Shut Down of Pro-Democracy Groups in Hong Kong
Human Rights Watch China director Sophie Richardson told VICE News that the arrests reflect a “growing intolerance for peaceful assembly and expression.”
Cambodian Women Are Posting Photos Wearing ‘Sexy’ Clothing to Protest Proposed Law That Would Police Women’s Outfits
Cambodia is considering draft legislation that would ban women from wearing clothing deemed “too short” or “too see-through.”
China Frees a Man Who Spent 27 Years in Jail for Murder He Did Not Commit
Zhang Yuhuan's exoneration points to deeper issues within China's legal system, including its 99.9% conviction rate.