What It's Like to Be Illegally Gay in Myanmar
...And preparing for a drag show.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
All the Times People Have Called Me 'Chink' to My Face
A case-by-case history.
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.
Howie Lee is the Sound of China's Cyber Underground
The Beijing producer tackles questions of belonging in an increasingly disorienting world.
Man Tweets at KFC for a Year Until They Bring Back His Favourite Dish
A hero for the modern age.
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.
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.