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The Extravagant Rite of Passage Rituals of Indonesia

We got an inside look the lavish ceremonies that celebrate a boy's transition into manhood—including colorful costumes, live music, and dancing horses.
VICE Staff
10.9.18
Culture

The Discrimination at the Heart of Indonesia's Debt Collection Industry

Negative stereotypes about people from East Indonesia have driven a generation of young men into one of the country's most-reviled industries.
Adi Renaldi
7.2.18
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
video

These Invincible 'Super Rats' Are Genetically Resistant to Poison

VICE Japan met up with a handful of experts studying super rats—genetically mutated rodents humans can't seem to kill.
VICE Staff
5.17.18
VICE INTL

The Indonesian Teenagers Competing in Illegal Drag Races

We went inside the dangerous, high-stakes world of illegal motorcycle racing in Jakarta.
VICE Staff
5.15.18
VICE INTL

We Went Fishing with Japan's Shark Hunters

Okinawa's fishermen took VICE along on their annual shark hunt, and we met the scientists who study their haul once it's brought to shore.
VICE Staff
5.7.18
japan

The Japanese Shark Hunters Catching the Ocean's Fiercest Predators

We follow a group of fishermen off the coast of Okinawa as they gear up for a hunt.
VICE Staff
5.7.18
VICE INTL

The Venezuelan Ceremony Where Spirits Take Over the Living

VICE trekked to Venezuela for Baile en Candela, a yearly spiritual ceremony where people use blood, fire, and age-old rituals to channel the spirits of the dead.
VICE Staff
3.30.18
video

Inside China's Factory Farms for Mink Furs

VICE China visited the farms that harvest minks, the factories that turn their fur into coats, and the malls that sell the upscale garments to find out how they’re made.
VICE Staff
3.15.18
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The Cult of Debt Forgiveness

VICE Indonesia investigates Swissindo World Trust International Orbit, a bizarre cult that attracted a global following by promising to wipe away its followers' debts.
VICE Staff
2.8.18
VICE INTL

Colombia's Hidden Cocaine-Smuggling Route

VICE Colombia takes a trip along El Naya to see how the drug gets made, packaged, and shipped to the US from start to finish.
VICE Staff
1.26.18
VICE TALKS FILM

How Two First-Time Directors Made a Radical Documentary on Indian Politics

VICE met up with directors Khushboo Ranka and Vinay Shukla to hear how they captured a political outsider's rise to prominence in India.
VICE Staff
12.19.17
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