Papua New Guinea

The VICE Guide to Right Now

People in Papua New Guinea Keep Injecting their Dicks with Coconut Oil

A worrying number of people have disfigured their penises while trying to enlarge them, in what doctors are calling a "nationwide problem."
Gavin Butler

Terra Incognita: Photos from Papua New Guinea, a Land Little Explored

An intimate photo journal of one of the world's least visited nations
Zoe Springer

In Papua New Guinea, a Tribe Still Uses Shells as Money

VICE Asia takes a closer look at the fascinating culture of the Tolai people, who barter everyday goods like rice and cooking oil for shells
Claudio Sieber

Police and Soldiers Attack Papua New Guinea Parliament Over Unpaid Bonuses

The attack resulted in broken windows, assaulted security forces and damaged property
VICE Staff

A Boat Full of Cocaine Is Missing Near Australia, Waiting to Be Found

The vessel was abandoned by drug-smuggling pirates with more than $50 million worth of coke on board.
Gavin Butler
Australia Today

Australia Wants to Help Turn Manus Island Into a Tourist Hotspot

White sandy beaches, friendly locals, offshore detention centres.
Maddison Connaughton
Festivals 2017

Tap Into Kaiit’s Natural Soul Energy

Ahead of her performance at Off the Grid festival, we caught up with the rising neo-soul artist.
Noisey Staff
Manus Island

Priest Chains Himself to the Gates of Kirribilli House to Protest Manus

Father Rod Bower is locked onto Malcolm Turnbull's house, calling for the PM to "close Nauru and Manus."
Maddison Connaughton
Manus Island

Footage Emerges of PNG Guards Beating Manus Detainees With Iron Bars

The video was shot yesterday, when PNG police stormed the former Australian detention centre.
Maddison Connaughton
Manus Island

Manus Blockade at Breaking Point as PNG Police Allegedly Attack Detainees

Peter Dutton has confirmed a "police operation" is underway inside the controversial detention centre.
Maddison Connaughton
Manus Island

Letters From the Men of Manus Island

VICE asked the men barricaded inside the detention centre: What do you want to tell the people of Australia?
As told to David Allegretti
The VICE Guide to Right Now

We Asked People on Manus Island What Is Actually Going On

"The health and safety of the refugees is going to deteriorate very quickly if this situation continues."
Maddison Connaughton