malaysia

sun bears

These Bears Can Mimic Faces Like Humans and Apes

Sun bears show social intelligence by copying the open-mouthed expressions of their playmates.
Becky Ferreira
3.29.19
environment

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
MARIJUANA

The Battle for Legal Medical Marijuana Hits Malaysia

A landmark decision legalizing medical weed in Thailand has some other countries questioning whether they should follow suit.
VICE Staff
2.18.19
crime

Instagrammers Are Getting Scammed by a Mysterious 'Con Queen'

By imitating film directors, CEOs, and Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife, some unknown woman is duping influencers out of thousands.
Nat Kassel
2.8.19
Australia Today

Malindo Air Crew Have Been Smuggling Drugs into Australia for Years, Police Allege

Investigators believe the Malaysian airline's attendants may have smuggled in at least $21 million worth of drugs over five years.
Gavin Butler
1.17.19
News

In Singapore, Sharing 'Fake News' Can Get You Sued By the Prime Minister

The latest battle over free speech is about an article shared, without comment, by a columnist with a long history of criticizing the government.
Nisa Kreems
12.10.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Sharia Court Canes Lesbian Couple as Malaysia Slides Toward Wider Anti-LGBTQ Crackdown

Authorites struck two women with a rattan cane six times each in the first such punishment for women accused of engaging in lesbian sex.
VICE Staff
9.4.18
Design

Appreciating the Amazingly Tacky Aesthetics of 80s East Asian Pop Cassettes

Rediscovering the pastel-hued albums of yesterday.
Adi Renaldi
7.14.18
malaysia

Former Malaysian Pm Charged With Stealing $700 Million to Fund Homes, Jewellery and 'the Wolf of Wall Street'

American prosecutors allege $4.5 billion was laundered and at least $730 million went directly into Najib’s pocket.
David Gilbert
7.4.18
malaysia

How a $219,000 Handbag Helped Take Down a Prime Minister in Malaysia

For many voters, few things symbolized the corruption and greed at the heart of ousted Prime Minister Najib Razak's ruling coalition better than his wife's Birkin bags.
Lee Lian Kong
6.5.18
Drugs

Malaysian Men Have a Dangerous Obsession with a Coffee That Gives Them Erections

Some hard facts about a growing problem.
Lee Lian Kong
5.31.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Leaked Video Shows Kim Jong Nam's Final Few Moments Alive

The airport security camera footage was first broadcast on Japan's Fuji Television.
VICE Staff
10.11.17
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