Philippines

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Dozens of People Still Missing After Earthquake Hits Central Philippines

Many are believed to be trapped under collapsed buildings.
Alia Marsha
4.24.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

No One Asked, But Duterte Says He Has A Big Dick

Whatever people think when they say “big dick energy,” this ain’t it.
Lex Celera
4.14.19
Vice Guide to Right Now

More Than 100 Apply for the Job of a Hangman in Sri Lanka

Including an American.
Pallavi Pundir
3.8.19
MARIJUANA

The Battle for Legal Medical Marijuana Hits Malaysia

A landmark decision legalizing medical weed in Thailand has some other countries questioning whether they should follow suit.
VICE Staff
2.18.19
Philippines

Duterte Just Escalated His Assault on Freedom of Speech in the Philippines

“No amount of legal cases, black propaganda, and lies can silence Filipino journalists who continue to hold the line,” said journalist Maria Ressa.
Natashya Gutierrez
David Gilbert
2.18.19
fishy industry

Most of the Tuna Caught in Southeast Asia Comes With Some Pretty Messed Up Baggage

Some of the world's top tuna exporters are in Southeast Asia, where standard, and labor practices, are horrific.
Alia Marsha
12.5.18
Duterte

Duterte’s Drug War Has Killed Thousands — But He Needs Weed to “Stay Awake”

His spokesperson later claimed it was "a joke."
David Gilbert
12.5.18
agenda

Enough is Enough | Island Issues On-the-Spot Fines to Tourists Using Plastic

The Filipino community of El Nido is taking extreme measures to fight tourist-driven pollution
Amuse Team
11.25.18
HUMAN RIGHTS

Indigenous Human Rights Activists Face Targeting, Death in the Philippines

Now they’re asking the New Zealand government for help.
Tess McClure
8.3.18
Australia Today

Watch These Basketballers Get Into a Beautifully Awkward Fight

The Monday punch-on happened between the Boomers and the Filipino home team, Gilas Pilipinas
Julian Morgans
7.3.18
Duterte

Rodrigo Duterte has a new "idol": Kim Jong Un

“He appears to be amiable, jolly good fellow, and very accommodating"
David Gilbert
4.30.18
Food

Manila's Best Cocktails Are Made With the Help of Shamans and Rebel Forces

Kalel Demetrio is basically a mad scientist—his fermentation cocktail lab is packed with hundreds of vials and beakers full of boozy experiments.
Hillary Eaton
4.2.18
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