Mustika Hapsoro

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Nepal Wants to Rid Mt. Everest of Dead Bodies and 10,000 Kilograms of Trash

It's a major cleanup effort for a mountain notoriously called "the world's highest garbage dump."
Mustika Hapsoro
4.30.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

South Korea Is Lifting Its 66-Year-Old Ban on Abortions

In a landmark ruling, a South Korean court has ordered lawmakers to revise the ban by the end of 2020.
Mustika Hapsoro
4.14.19
Question Of The Day

We Asked People About the First Time They Fell in Love

"After three weeks—I was very young so don’t judge me—I told her that I loved her. Then it went on for six years."
Mustika Hapsoro
4.2.19
Politics

Brunei’s New Anti-LGBTQ Law Endorses Stoning and Whipping

The law is set to take effect next week.
Mustika Hapsoro
Edoardo Liotta
3.27.19
Photo

This Bangladeshi Photographer’s Work on Beauty Will Give You Nightmares

In the series 'Concealed,' Bangladeshi photographer Habiba Nowrose explores the sacrifice women make every day to fit society's standards of beauty.
Mustika Hapsoro
3.27.19

Everything We Know About the Toxic Chemical Spill in Malaysia So Far

Over 3,000 people have been hospitalised from exposure to hazardous fumes since early this month, and more dumping sites were discovered today.
Mustika Hapsoro
3.19.19
Deadly Disruption

South Korea's Taxi Drivers Keep Setting Themselves on Fire to Protest a New Ridehailing Service

There's a dark side to the on-demand industry.
Mustika Hapsoro
2.21.19
trash

If Countries Could Deal with Their Own Toxic Waste, That Would Be Great

Five years later, the Philippines is still waiting for Canada to collect the huge load of hazardous waste it dumped in Manila.
Mustika Hapsoro
2.18.19
Google

A Man Drives His Truck Into a River After Following Google Maps Directions

It's another accident caused by our reliance on navigation apps.
Mustika Hapsoro
2.11.19
sexual harassment

Thai Yoga School Reopens After Sex Assault Scandal

Just three months after its leader Narcis Tarcau was accused of rape, Agama School in Koh Phangan is open for business—with Tarcau still teaching classes.
Mustika Hapsoro
1.28.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indonesian District Wants to Ban Parents From Giving Their Babies 'Foreign Names'

There's a lot of Emmas being born in Indonesia right now.
Mustika Hapsoro
1.9.19