korea

NORTH KOREA

Kim Jong Un Released Pictures of the “Super Powerful” Missiles he Fired as a “Solemn Warning”

South Korea officials believe they were similar to Russia’s Iskander missiles, which fly close to the ground before dropping at a 90-degree angle on their targets to avoid being intercepted.
David Gilbert
7.26.19
Vice Guide to Right Now

South Korea Trials Lazers on Road Crossings to Distract People From Their Phones

The country has one of the highest rates of pedestrian fatalities in the developed world.
Edoardo Liotta
3.20.19
video

The Girl Squads That Changed History

Writer Sam Maggs breaks down some of history's great female teams.
VICE Staff
2.4.19
broadcasting

Korean Sportscaster Doesn't Seem to Mind the Blood Flowing Out of His Nose

SpoTV sportscaster Jo Hyun-il's barely flinched when his nosebleed reached well past his mouth, but his cohost definitely noticed.
Liam Daniel Pierce
12.7.18
World Cup

Mexican Soccer Fans Carry Korean Fans on Their Shoulders for World Cup Assist

Korea knocked out Germany and sent Mexico through to the round of 16.
Sean Newell
6.27.18
New music

Unknown Mortal Orchestra Faithfully Cover David Bowie's "Oh, You Pretty Things"

Recorded for a Sirius XMU session, it stays true to the original, right down to the apocalyptic undertones.
Alex Robert Ross
6.14.18
NORTH KOREA

Photos: Kim Jong Un's secret handshake with Mike Pompeo

Pompeo wasn't supposed to meet Kim, but they spoke for more than an hour.
Alexa Liautaud
4.27.18
Skateboarding

Hell and Marble: Inside South Korea's Skate Scene

Just 35 miles from the DMZ, skateboarding in Seoul is thriving.
Sander Hölsgens
4.3.18
High Seas

We Asked an Expert Why America's Naval Vessels Keep Crashing

A veteran guided-missile destroyer commander weighs in on the latest US navy accident—and what it means for the North Korea situation.
Matt Taylor
8.21.17
VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump "locked and loaded" for North Korea, poll finds majority of Americans feeling Obamacare, US to declare state of emergency over opioids, and more.
VICE Staff
8.11.17
Essays

Seo Taiji & Boys Pioneered Socially Conscious K-Pop for Groups Like BTS

BTS’s trajectory leads fans to seek deeper meaning in their music, just as Seo Taiji did 25 years ago.
Blanca Méndez
8.1.17
Premieres

Justin Trash Gets Comfortably Buck in The “NORAEBANG”

“My mans look like Goku."
Andrea Gambardella
7.11.17
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