Lia Savillo

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Plane Forced to Make Early Landing in Japan After Passenger Refused to Wear a Mask

The aircraft reached its final destination over two hours late, affecting the 124 passengers left on board.
Lia Savillo
3 days ago
Weed

Can You Smoke Weed at Night and Still Be Productive at Work the Next Day?

A new study looked into the effects of smoking weed before, during, and after work hours.
Lia Savillo
9.8.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Shirtless Bodybuilders Are Here to Save This Sushi Restaurant in Japan

Not all heroes wear capes. Sometimes, they don’t even wear shirts.
Lia Savillo
9.8.20
japan

Divorce Rates in Japan Have Gone Down During COVID

While other countries have reported higher rates of divorce during lockdown, Japanese couples appear to be thriving.
Lia Savillo
9.3.20
Music

BTS Is the First K-Pop Group to Reach #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. Here’s What It Took to Get There.

The achievement is the just latest milestone for the pop group, whose song “Dynamite” now also holds the record for most YouTube views in 24 hours.
Lia Savillo
9.2.20
K-Pop

Meet the BTS Fans Trying to Change the World, One Online Campaign at a Time

The K-pop band’s dedicated supporters have long used social media to break music records. Now, they’re using their global network for social issues, even successfully raising $1 million for the Black Lives Matter movement.
Lia Savillo
7.14.20
Coronavirus

Here’s What It’s Like to Have and Recover From Coronavirus

Park Hyun, a recovered coronavirus patient, said he was "stupidly overconfident" for thinking that he wouldn’t catch the coronavirus.
Lia Savillo
Junhyup Kwon
3.13.20
Coronavirus

How the Coronavirus Is Affecting Our Lives, in Graphs

It’s hard to know just how much the coronavirus outbreak has affected daily life around the world, but data can help us visualise it.
Lia Savillo
3.6.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Love in the Time of Coronavirus: Japan’s Toilet Paper Shortage Sparked This Couple’s Relationship

He needed toilet paper, she had too many.
Lia Savillo
3.6.20
News

A Gunman Is Holding Dozens of People Hostage in a Popular Mall in the Philippines

According to authorities, the gunman is a disgruntled former security guard who was fired from his job at the mall.
Lia Savillo
3.3.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Tokyo Olympics Will Likely Be Cancelled, Not Postponed if Coronavirus Is Not Contained

About 11,000 athletes from around the world are expected to travel to Tokyo for the Summer Olympics in July. This, as the novel coronavirus continues to spread in Japan, with 170 confirmed cases and 4 deaths.
Lia Savillo
2.26.20
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indonesian Village Chief Brutally Murders a Farmer By Cutting Off His Penis

The suspect also gouged out the victim's eyes, all because of a disagreement about gardening tools.
Lia Savillo
2.26.20
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