Karen Ye

VICE News Tonight on HBO

Trump’s Plan to Save American Jobs by Slapping Tariffs on China Doesn’t Seem to Be Working

VICE News visits Kontech, a TV maker in Shenzhen that sends about a quarter of its products to the U.S., as they work 12 hours a day, 6 days a week trying to deliver as many orders as possible.
Karen Ye
9.23.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Bart Baker Quit YouTube. Now He’s Making a Living on the Chinese Internet

An ultra-successful YouTuber is hoping he can be big in China, without angering authorities.
Dexter Thomas
Karen Ye
9.6.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Why This Bookseller Is Still Afraid to Return Home to Hong Kong

“They charged me with the crime of selling illegal books. So it's obvious that if I stayed in Hong Kong, I'd be dead for sure.”
Karen Ye
Dexter Thomas
9.5.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Children Are Still Fighting Muay Thai — Even After the Death of a Young Boy

Fans and families like things the way they are.
Dexter Thomas
Karen Ye
6.23.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

China's Big AI Advantage: Humans

In the booming field of artificial intelligence, cheap labor to process data may be the only edge China has over the U.S.
Dexter Thomas
Karen Ye
5.31.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Inside the Secretive Chinese Telecom That Trump Just Banned

Huawei tried to save its image over a weeklong press junket.
William Turton
Karen Ye
5.18.19

Researchers Are Making a Dictionary for a Korea That Doesn’t Exist Yet

This dictionary could help North and South Koreans communicate — if it ever gets finished.
Dexter Thomas
Karen Ye
5.3.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

How “Baby Shark” was manufactured in a Korean toddler entertainment factory

We visited the set of “Baby Shark” in Korea
Dexter Thomas
Karen Ye
3.23.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

This woman is hoping Trump will help her return home to North Korea

She left her home in North Korea eight years ago, and she’s desperately been trying to make her way back ever since.
Dexter Thomas
Karen Ye
3.6.19
VICE News Tonight on HBO

China's citizen tracking system can wreck people's lives

4 million people have been blocked from buying high-speed train tickets, and worse consequences, over their low "social credit" scores
Karen Ye
Laurel Chor
12.12.18

Chinese tech giant Alibaba goes offline with new supermarkets

Chinese consumers don’t seem to mind that Alibaba’s new supermarkets collect more data than ever
Laurel Chor
Karen Ye
11.21.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

China’s hip-hop answer to “American Idol” is huge — even though rap was banned in China

Billions of people are watching, but there’s just one hitch: None of this should be happening.
Dexter Thomas
Karen Ye
9.21.18
0102