The VICE Guide to Right Now

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Taj Mahal Is the First Indian UNESCO Heritage Site to Get a Breastfeeding Room

Battling the social stigma attached to mothers publicly feeding their infants, this is the first of three monuments to take such an initiative.
Shamani Joshi
10 hours ago
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Singapore's First Smoking Cabin Filters Cigarette Smoke For Clean Air

It’s the first of its kind in the city-state, and 60 more are set to be released this year. Would you try it?
Edoardo Liotta
a day ago
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Six Dead and More than 200 Injured as Post-Election Riots Erupt in Jakarta

Mobs of protesters set fire to vehicles and clashed with police after it was announced that President Widodo had won a second term.
Gavin Butler
2 days ago
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This Indian Festival Is a Fuck-You to All Those Who Think Menstruating Is Still a Taboo

Women in India and Nepal will be protesting and playing games to shatter the prejudice against periods.
Shamani Joshi
4 days ago
News

An Indonesian Police Officer Has Been Fired For Being Gay

The former policeman, who had been in the job for a decade, has filed a complaint to the National Human Rights Commission.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
4 days ago
LGBTQ

Taiwan Legalises Same-sex Marriage in a First for Asia

One week before an assigned two-year deadline, Taiwanese lawmakers pass a bill where same-sex couples can register as a married couple with government agencies.
Lex Celera
5.17.19
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The Number of Māori Babies Being Taken by the State is on the Rise in New Zealand

For every 10,000 Māoris born in New Zealand in 2018, 102 were taken away from their parents—more than quadruple the rate for the rest of the population.
Gavin Butler
5.15.19
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Google Just Dropped Over 50 Gender-Fluid Emojis

We now have gender-ambiguous zombies, vampires and merpeople.
Shamani Joshi
5.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

China’s Got a New Surveillance Camera That Can Spy on You from 45km Away

Through the use of laser ranging and an AI-powered algorithm, this system can cover larger distances than any camera has before.
Shamani Joshi
5.13.19
Food

Australian Library Evacuated After People Confused Durian Smell for a Gas Leak


The world's smelliest fruit strikes again.
Alia Marsha
5.13.19
democracy

People Are Calling for the Disbandment of Indonesia’s Radical Islamist Group

The online petition demanding the government to refuse the Islamic Defenders Front's permit renewal is gaining traction. But is it enough?
Adi Renaldi
5.13.19
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Can Singapore’s New Law Against Fake News Affect Free Speech?

Activists say the law grants the government sweeping powers and could lead to censorship.
Shamani Joshi
5.13.19
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