Asia

Vice Guide to Right Now

Someone in China Just Spent $1.4 Million on a Pigeon

This beats the previous record price set for a pigeon, and reminds us all that the world is stupid.
Edoardo Liotta
20 hours ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Opium-Addicted Parrots Keep Raiding Poppy Farms in India

Poppy farmers are being forced to guard their crops against the drug-addled birds, who get high off the narcotic effects of the plant.
Gavin Butler
2.28.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Seoul’s Mayor Pledges to Ban Dog Butcheries After Seeing a Movie About a Dog

Mayor Park Won-soon announced that he would crack down on South Korea's dog meat industry after seeing an animated kids' film called 'Underdog'.
Gavin Butler
2.27.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Guy in China Found a Leech in His Throat After Coughing Blood for Months

Doctors think he could have swallowed the parasite's eggs when drinking some "raw" water.
Gavin Butler
2.27.19
crime

This Woman Killed Hundreds Of Elephants For Their Ivory. Cops Finally Caught Her.

Chinese criminal Yang Fenlan faces 15 years in prison for managing an organized group that poached endangered elephants
Edoardo Liotta
2.22.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Sri Lankan Government is Advertising Job Positions for Hangmen

The President seeks executioners with "excellent moral character" as the country prepares to reintroduce the death penalty.
Gavin Butler
2.14.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Crystal Meth Is the Hottest Gift in North Korea This Lunar New Year

Illegal drugs are a popular present when it comes to birthdays, graduations, and holidays in North Korea.
Gavin Butler
2.13.19
Australia Today

Meet the Lawyers Trying to Prosecute Aung San Suu Kyi For War Crimes

As Myanmar's state counsellor, the lawyers allege she's directly responsible for more than one million Rohingya people fleeing the country.
Liam Armstrong
3.19.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch This Bizarre Slo-Mo Video of Trump's Asia Trip

Another masterpiece from the White House video team.
Drew Schwartz
11.15.17
RACISM

All the Times People Have Called Me 'Chink' to My Face

A case-by-case history.
Michelle Zhu
10.27.17
Spotlight

Howie Lee is the Sound of China's Cyber Underground

The Beijing producer tackles questions of belonging in an increasingly disorienting world.
Alisa Yamasaki
7.13.17
Travel

How to Travel on a Budget and Not Be a Dick About It

You can use these travel tips as long as you promise not to be a dick.
Celeste Yim
5.3.17
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