Lia Savillo

The VICE Guide to Right Now

People Think the Guy From ‘Art Attack’ Is Banksy

The theory started gaining traction after a netizen claimed that Banksy artworks appeared in places where former “Art Attack” host Neil Buchanan’s former band would perform. 
Lia Savillo
9.9.20
japan

Divorce Rates in Japan Have Gone Down During COVID

While other countries have reported higher rates of divorce during lockdown, Japanese couples appear to be thriving.
Lia Savillo
9.3.20
Music

BTS Is the First K-Pop Group to Reach #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here’s What It Took to Get There.

The achievement is the just latest milestone for the pop group, whose song “Dynamite” now also holds the record for most YouTube views in 24 hours.
Lia Savillo
9.2.20
K-Pop

Meet the BTS Fans Trying to Change the World, One Online Campaign at a Time

The K-pop band’s dedicated supporters have long used social media to break music records. Now, they’re using their global network for social issues, even successfully raising $1 million for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Lia Savillo
7.14.20
On Our Radar

Meet the Filipino Singer Creating Safe Spaces for Fans Dealing with Mental Health Issues

“Some would say that my music saved them, which is really humbling. I'd like to think it was more of a peaceful companion.”
Lia Savillo
3.17.20
Coronavirus

Here’s What It’s Like to Have and Recover From Coronavirus

Park Hyun, a recovered coronavirus patient, said he was "stupidly overconfident" for thinking that he wouldn’t catch the coronavirus.
Lia Savillo
Junhyup Kwon
3.12.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Cough Caused a Big Argument in This Train in Japan

Fears of contracting the coronavirus are making people anxious about every minor sign of a flu.
Lia Savillo
3.2.20
News

A Gunman Is Holding Dozens of People Hostage in a Popular Mall in the Philippines

According to authorities, the gunman is a disgruntled former security guard who was fired from his job at the mall.
Lia Savillo
3.2.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

According to Scientists, the World’s Stinkiest Fruit Can Power Lightning-Fast Electric Chargers

The durian is polarising but apparently, scientists agree that it can be used to create a supercapacitor that can store enough energy to charge phones and portable medical devices.
Lia Savillo
3.1.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Couple Sparks Outrage in Myanmar For Filming Sex Video in Sacred Temple

Seriously, who ever thinks ‘We should have sex here’ when they visit a temple in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Bagan?
Lia Savillo
2.24.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Japanese Train Makes Emergency Stop Because Someone Coughed Without a Face Mask

He was immediately reported by an overly cautious passenger.
Lia Savillo
2.23.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This YouTuber Posted Tropical Photos From ‘Bali.’ She Was Actually Just in an IKEA

She was making a point about how fake influencers can be.
Lia Savillo
2.21.20
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