Papua New Guinea

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

US sanctions North Korea over Kim's half brother's assassination, Stormy Daniels sues Trump, DOJ goes after California over sanctuary policies, and more.
VICE Staff
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Hope Hicks set to testify in Congress, aid workers said to exploit Syrian women for sex for years, earthquake in Papua New Guinea kills at least 14, and more.
VICE Staff

The VICE Morning Bulletin

The State Department announced it will release all of Clinton's emails, Australia will close its offshore Manus Island detention center, Lady Gaga will star in Bradley Cooper's 'A Star Is Born' remake, and more.
VICE Staff

A Travel Photographer Shares Lessons from Tribes Around the World

Jimmy Nelson talks three decades of humbling, embarrassing, and informing stories from traveling around the world.
Beckett Mufson

Photos of a Girl's First Period Celebration in Papua New Guinea

In Bougainville, an autonomous island region in Papua New Guinea, land is passed down from mother to daughter, and a girl's introduction into womanhood is often met with a feast.
Tom Besley

The Best ‘Idol’ Contestant You've Never Heard Of: How Ngaiire Escaped the Reality TV Machine

Named after the childhood cancer she overcame, Ngaiire's new album 'Blastoma' signals a shift to a more electronic brand of neo-soul.
Annabel Ross

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Hillary Clinton wins the California primary, the FDA warns that people are overdosing on anti-diarrhea drugs, Edward Snowden claims the NSA is still withholding evidence about him, and more.
Vice Beta

Why a 21-Year-Old Refugee Has Just Set Herself on Fire

A young Somali woman is the latest victim of the mental health crisis in Australia's offshore immigration detention centres. Immigration activists say that she isn't the only one.
Sirin Kale
Ovary Action

Maternity Leave: How America Is Failing Its Mothers

Besides the US, Papua New Guinea is the only other nation that does not guarantee paid maternity leave. Broadly travels to the Pacific island and Sweden—where parents can take up to 480 days off—to compare to compare their options for new mothers...
Broadly Staff

How Cannibals Might Cure Degenerative Brain Diseases

The Kore tribe in Papua New Guinea ate its dead during a prion epidemic called kuru. Eventually, many of the cannibals developed a resistance to kuru altogether.
Mark Hay

We Asked a Refugee About His Life on Manus Island

Detainees who are granted refugee status are now living in temporary housing, where they're able to look for work. An Iranian man named Reza Mollagholipour explains how this is going.
Edward Richards
Hell or Salt Water

How a Small Island Nation Is Saving the Humble Sea Dick

The humble sea cucumber, an animal oft-adorned with the most undignified of common names—donkey dung, burnt hotdog, sea dick—is among the world’s most valuable fisheries.
Andrew David Thaler