Asia

LGBT

What It's Like to Be Illegally Gay in Myanmar

...And preparing for a drag show.
Libby Hogan
4.4.19
LGBTQ

Being Gay in Brunei Is Punishable By Death, Starting Today

Despite global outcry and calls for boycotts, Sultan Hassanal Bolki has shown no sign of reversing the draconian law.
Wendy Syfret
4.3.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Opium-Addicted Parrots Keep Raiding Poppy Farms in India

Poppy farmers are being forced to guard their crops against the drug-addled birds, who get high off the narcotic effects of the plant.
Gavin Butler
2.28.19
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
7.16.18
Australia Today

We Met the Australians Trying to Prosecute Aung San Suu Kyi For War Crimes

As Myanmar's state counsellor, the lawyers allege she's directly responsible for more than one million Rohingya people fleeing the country.
Liam Armstrong
3.20.18
Food

Eating Indian Food Could Cure Your Winter Cold

As November’s chill sets in, rather than reach for the flu tablets, I pull out the ingredients for khichdi (the Indian answer to chicken soup) or Masala chai, the original cold cure.
Zab Mustefa
11.8.17
RACISM

All the Times People Have Called Me 'Chink' to My Face

A case-by-case history.
Michelle Zhu
10.27.17
Hong Kong

In Hong Kong, Farming Is a Political Statement

Increasingly, eating local isn’t just about health and taste—it’s about asserting Hong Kong’s autonomy in the face of mainland China.
Christopher DeWolf
7.24.17
Spotlight

Howie Lee is the Sound of China's Cyber Underground

The Beijing producer tackles questions of belonging in an increasingly disorienting world.
Alisa Yamasaki
7.14.17
kfc

Man Tweets at KFC for a Year Until They Bring Back His Favourite Dish

A hero for the modern age.
Dan Bratman
7.3.17
macau

Macau's Cuisine Is an Oral Tradition

Macau is place where many different cultures came together and shared their languages, food, and traditions. A lot of people think that Macau is just Portuguese plus Chinese, but it’s not.
Abraham Conlon
4.24.17
What If

What Would Happen in the Hours and Minutes After a US-China War Started?

No one in their right mind wants the US and China to go to war, but let's face it: they could. Here's what the first day would look like.
Mike Pearl
3.22.17
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