Photographing the Disastrous Effects of Sand Mining on the Mekong River
Photographer Jian Gao traveled down one of the longest rivers in the world to see how demand for sand is driving the region toward a crisis it might not be able to come back from.
China's Elite Female Bodyguards
The country's booming population of billionaires means that bodyguards are in high demand—particularly women, who are valued for their covert presence, precision, and elegance.
Drinking Tour: Ximeng
VICE China brings MC Dawei—a Beijing-based rapper who can barely handle a couple shots—to China's hardest drinking areas in Yunnan, where the locals start drinking homemade liquor starting at 9AM everyday.