The Queens Living It Up in China's Thriving Drag Scene
VICE met up with a pair of drag queens as they prepared for a major ball in Shanghai, following along before they hit the stage for a competition with dozens of other queens.
China Is Using Facial Recognition Technology to Send Jaywalkers Fines Through Text Messages
It’s the latest update to a widely deployed facial recognition surveillance system in China.
People in Beijing Are Lining Up for Hours to Try 'Cheese Tea'
“It’s basically tea… with cheese on top. Cheese is nice. Tea is nice.”
Howie Lee is the Sound of China's Cyber Underground
The Beijing producer tackles questions of belonging in an increasingly disorienting world.
These Bicycles Eat Smog and Spit Out Clean Air
The Smog Free Project was inspired by air pollution problems in Beijing.
China Is on Track to Fully Phase Out Cash
Experts believe it won’t be long before China, the first country to introduce paper money, becomes the first to go totally cashless.
Beijing Cyberpunk Artist Gives a Dazzling Look into a Posthuman Future
Major 'Ghost in the Shell' vibes abound in Howie Lee's new music video, "Four Seas 四海."
Why the Chinese Are Better at Eating Their Greens
Chinese children aren’t coddled to eat, and many still have living grandparents who survived bitter times of famine.
Beijing's Most Interesting Cocktail Destination Is in an Apartment Complex
Tony's Workshop is tucked away on the eleventh floor of a residential building—but you wouldn't guess it when you taste the drinks.
Meet The Canadian Banker Who Has Devoted His Life to Chinese Hockey
Beijing is hosting the 2022 Winter Olympics and now is home to a KHL team. One Canadian man has become hockey's chief evangelist in China.
At Home With the Man Who’s Made Robot ‘Children’ for 30 Years
“They are closer to me than my actual children in some ways.”
How Photographers Captured the Biggest Full Moon in 70 Years
We won't see anything like it again until 2034.