Vietnam

birds

Farming Edible Birds' Nests Is a Stinky But Lucrative Business

I was given a rare glimpse inside a bird spit farm in Vietnam. The stuff sells for upwards of $500 a pound, but it ain't pretty.
Wesley Grover
2.24.19
Australia Today

15 Cans of Beer Saved This Guy From Alcohol Poisoning

Doctors in Vietnam treated a severe case of methanol poisoning with a strong dose of tinnies.
Gavin Butler
1.23.19
NSFW

I Shot My Dick Off in Vietnam

Having fully intact genitals is something most of us take for granted. But some people, like Jim, are not so lucky. Jim accidentally shot off most of his penis while serving as a soldier in Vietnam. He was 18 at the time, and has since struggled with...
Karley Sciortino
12.13.18
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
adventure

Blood Stains to Champagne | Vietnam’s 'Torture Island' is Now a Luxury Escape

Shaking its former image as a colonial POW camp, Phu Quoc is becoming a hub for influencers and big-spenders
Jamie Fullerton
11.26.18
space weather

A Giant Sun Storm During the Vietnam War Likely Exploded Dozens of Mines

“The extreme space weather events of early August 1972 had significant impact on the US Navy, which have not been widely reported.”
Becky Ferreira
11.8.18
politics

John McCain's Good Intentions Couldn't Save America

The central tragedy of McCain's career is that his crusades resulted in little lasting change and his principles were ignored by the party he spent his life supporting.
Harry Cheadle
8.26.18
war

How a Secret CIA Cell Fucked with Vietnam War Deserters

Spies who infiltrated antiwar radicals in Sweden helped spark fears of brainwashing and devotion to apocalyptic cults. 50 years later, we're still living with the aftermath.
Seth Ferranti
1.25.18
Photos

Photographing the Disastrous Effects of Sand Mining on the Mekong River

Photographer Gao Jiang traveled down one of the longest rivers in the world to see how demand for sand is driving the region toward a crisis it might not be able to come back from.
Gao Jiang
11.27.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Vietnam 'Hero' Featured on FOX News Admits He's a Fraud

The network retracted the story ten days after being notified.
Drew Schwartz
10.20.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Richard Linklater's 'Last Flag Flying' Sends Three Sad Vets on a Road Trip

In the new trailer, Steve Carrell, Bryan Cranston, and Laurence Fishburne play three war buddies on a mission to bury one's fallen son, who died in a conflict the old hands can't understand.
VICE Staff
8.24.17
Laos

The Laotians Clearing Their Country of America's Unexploded Bombs

The wounds of a secret war.
Stephen M. Bland
7.11.17
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