South Korea

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
South Korea

K-Pop’s Squeaky Clean Image Tarnished by Recent Sex Scandals Involving Its Biggest Stars

The multi-billion industry has a serious problem of sexual misconduct and abuse of power.
Mustika Hapsoro
3.13.19
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
Film

‘Burning’ Is the Angry As Hell Movie We Need Right Now

A conversation with Steven Yeun and director Lee Chang-dong about South Korea, Donald Trump and why young people are so pissed off right now.
Karen Han
10.26.18
Weed

South Korea Warns Citizens Not to Smoke Weed in Canada

South Koreans have to follow the law of their home country when away and that means no cannabis.
Mack Lamoureux
10.23.18
feminism

South Korea's #MeToo Movement Wants to End the 'Epidemic' of Spy Cam Porn

Women in South Korean are taking back public spaces.
VICE Staff
10.22.18
NORTH KOREA

A Guide to the Messy, Multi-Sided State of North Korean Diplomacy

As Trump and Kim Jong-un prepare to finally meet (or not), other Asian powers are watching—and working behind the scenes.
Mark Hay
5.29.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump agrees to meet North Korea's Kim face to face, federal judge offers Trump Twitter advice, Pacific nations flout US with free trade deal, and more.
VICE Staff
3.9.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Sam Nunberg now open to playing ball with Mueller, North Korea apparently willing to consider "denuclearization," Paul Ryan denounces Trump's tariff plan, and more.
VICE Staff
3.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Mueller subpoenas docs related to key Trump figures (including the man himself), Frances McDormand wins best actress, South Korean delegation heads North for talks, and more.
VICE Staff
3.5.18
Canada

Here's What I Learned About Canada From Watching North Korea Propaganda

I’m not sure they have a huge commitment to authenticity.
Mack Lamoureux
2.28.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump said to back death penalty for "high-volume" drug dealers, Weinstein Company filing for bankruptcy, Florida Republicans want Parkland sheriff suspended, and more.
VICE Staff
2.26.18
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