Lia Savillo

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Unsatisfied Customer Calls His Phone Service Provider 24,000 Times to Lodge Complaints

We've all been there.
Lia Savillo
3 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Filipinos Are Sharing Photos of Their Neighbourhoods Hit by Typhoon Kammuri

Around half a million people have been evacuated from their homes.
Lia Savillo
4 days ago
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Four Artists Arrested for Painting Protest Messages in Manila

They were allegedly dragged out of a jeepney and beaten by police officers in plainclothes.
Lia Savillo
12.2.19
Question Of The Day

We Asked People How Their Loved Ones Responded to Hearing About Their Struggles With Mental Health

“It takes a whole lot of courage for someone to tell you ‘I’m not okay,’ but when someone does, you have to believe them.”
Lia Savillo
11.29.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Filipino Teacher Shows Students Pornographic Documentary to Teach Them About Sex

The film features porn actors and shows them actually having sex.
Lia Savillo
11.28.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The SEA Games Is a Mess. Filipinos Are Stepping In to Save It.

They’re taking matters into their own hands.
Lia Savillo
11.27.19
LGBTQ

‘Pride Is One of the Seven Deadly Sins,’ Says Philippine Senator Against LGBTQ Celebrations

“Pride is the head of Satan, and humility is his headache," the senator said, quoting a line from his own book.
Lia Savillo
11.21.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This AI Bot Tracks Suicidal Posts on Social Media to Help Psychologists Save Lives

It automatically scans Chinese social media platform Weibo every four hours, pulling up posts containing words and phrases like “death,” “release from life,” and “end of the world.”
Lia Savillo
11.19.19
News

China Imposes Gaming Curfew on Minors to Curb Video Game Addiction

Underage gamers will be banned from playing online games between 10 pm and 8 am, and will be restricted to 90 minutes on weekdays.
Lia Savillo
11.8.19
News

Singapore Bans E-Scooters on Footpaths

The ban follows an increase in the number of accidents and riders caught using rides that do not comply with government regulations.
Lia Savillo
11.8.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Surge of US College Students Are Learning Korean Because of K-Pop

The number of university students learning the Korean language in the United States nearly doubled in just 10 years.
Lia Savillo
11.7.19
Technology

TikTok Responds to US Warnings, Says They’ve Got Nothing to Do With Chinese Government

U.S. lawmakers are worried that the app, popular among Gen Z, is a threat to national security.
Lia Savillo
11.6.19
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