china

The Burnout and Escapism Issue

Internal Stress

Qiu Yang's beautiful photos capture the surprising results when mechanical stress is applied to plastic products.
Qiu Yang
12.3.18
china

Millennials in China Are Using Nudes to Secure Loans

Money lenders offering services like Afterpay are demanding that customers send naked selfies as collateral.
Gavin Butler
11.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

No, China Hasn’t Hijacked Canadian Sea Sensors to Spy on US Subs

A report from the 'South China Morning Post' got the alt-right all bothered, but a fact-check shows otherwise.
Ian J. Keddie
11.2.18
architecture

Check Out This Totally Normal-Looking Building in China

Nothing to see here!
River Donaghey
9.26.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Kindergarten Welcomes Kids Back to School with a Professional Pole Dancer

A warm back-to-school welcome, indeed.
Drew Schwartz
9.4.18
climate change

The Glaciers on Earth's 'Third Pole' Are Bursting, Causing Deadly Floods

Climate change is creating yet another dangerous new phenomenon.
August Rick
8.24.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Pilot Was Too Busy Vaping in the Cockpit to Actually Fly the Damn Plane

Nothing like an e-cig to take the edge off of flying a 737.
Drew Schwartz
7.16.18
true crime

These Rogue Foreigners Ruled the Streets of 1930s Shanghai

Gambling, drugs, you name it. "There was so much money being made that there wasn't a need to kill a lot of people."
Seth Ferranti
6.21.18
DRAG

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.
VICE Staff
6.5.18
NORTH KOREA

The North Korea Situation Is a Total Mess Right Now

As Trump and Kim Jong-un prepare to finally meet (or not), other Asian powers are watching—and working behind the scenes.
Mark Hay
5.29.18
disasters

An Expert Explains How Not to Get Sucked Out a Plane Window

In light of recent news stories, this could (but hopefully won't) come in handy some day.
VICE Staff
5.15.18
Photos

In China, Lavish Pre-Wedding Photos Are a Booming Industry

From exotic beach landscapes, royalty, and fairy tales to James Bond-style set ups made to resemble action film posters, pre-wedding photos are an integral part of China's wedding culture.
Rebecca Kamm
5.13.18
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