malaysia

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Spotify Released a Haze Playlist as Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore Experience Toxic Air

Listen to songs like “Fire Burning” and “Mask Off” as air pollution levels reach insanely high levels in Southeast Asia.
Meera Navlakha
3 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Malaysia Blames Indonesia for Haze; Indonesia Says Satellite Data Tells Another Story

Whenever the dry season comes around, Malaysia, Singapore, and Indonesia quarrel over haze.
Ikhwan Hastanto
5 days ago
weird

Malaysian Authorities Claim Wild Boars Swam to Their Shores All the Way From Indonesia

This might be the weirdest immigration scandal ever.
Rani Rahayu
9.12.19
News

A 15-Year-Old British Girl Is Missing in Malaysia

The police are treating it as a missing person case, while her parents believe she was abducted.
Meera Navlakha
8.7.19
News

China’s Growing Durian Appetite Could Soon Affect Malaysia’s Environment

Durian forests are also home to some of Malaysia’s most endangered species, prompting environmental concerns.
Meera Navlakha
8.2.19
Drugs

Malaysia’s Police Force Has A Drug Problem

It’s not just civilians who are succumbing to drug use in the country.
Meera Navlakha
7.30.19
Culture

19-Year-Old Malaysian Hip-Hop Artist Goes Viral for Rapping in a Hijab

She joins a small but growing number of hijab-wearing female rappers.
Meera Navlakha
7.5.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Malaysia Plans to Decriminalise Drug Possession for Personal Use

However, this does not mean that the country that carries the death penalty for drug trafficking is legalising drugs.
Dhvani Solani
7.3.19
Culture

This Artist Blames His Own Mural for Turning Penang’s Heritage Area Into a “Circus”

According to him, the area has become “culturally fragile."
Meera Navlakha
7.3.19
News

Thousands Of Baby Turtles Were Smuggled Through Kuala Lumpur Airport

Not all of them survived the trip.
Lex Celera
6.26.19
WTF

Malaysian Singer Arrested for Keeping a Bear in Her Home Says She Thought it Was a Dog

Authorities raided Zarith Sofia Yasin's condo after local residents filmed the bear roaring out of the window.
Gavin Butler
6.12.19
environment

We're Buying Into a Giant Lie About Plastic

All in all, only 9 percent of the world’s plastic scrap gets recycled.
Alex Lubben
5.30.19
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