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.
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.
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'.
South Korea's Taxi Drivers Keep Setting Themselves On Fire to Protest a New Ridehailing Service
There's a dark side to the on-demand industry.
South Korea Is Giving Men Money to Buy a Bride to Save Its Shrinking Population
If you're a single man living in the country's rural areas, you may qualify for this marriage subsidy program.
South Korea Supplied Oil to North Korea and Didn’t Tell Anyone
The revelation comes amid a standstill on denuclearization talks between Washington and Pyongyang.
Inside North Korea’s Mass Games: The Strangest Show on Earth
The DPRK wants you to know that they come in peace
A Glimpse of Seoul’s Pulsating Rave Scene
"No one knows what will happen tomorrow, after the loud music has stopped."
South Koreans Are Sending Themselves to a Fake Jail to Escape Daily Life
Thousand of people are locking themselves up as a way to get out of work.
The World's First Non-Korean K-Pop Group
We met up with the members of EXP Edition to find out why they’re trying to become the genre’s next breakout stars.
A Good Day to Die: Fake Funerals in South Korea
We head to Seoul to find out why so many Koreans are taking their own lives and why others are pretending to die in order to live better.
A Look At the Influence of Gangs and K-Pop on Korean Beauty Ideals
In the final episode of Beyond Beauty, Grace Neutral meets a Korean gang member and a K-Pop superstar, to paint a more detailed picture of what influences the country's youth and their vision of modern beauty.