Why Indian Truck Drivers Get Their Trucks Painted
VICE catches up with some Indian truck drivers to understand why they are getting their trucks painted in vivid imagery and text, and how it helps them find a little piece of ‘home’, when on the road.
The Casteless Collective : Singing Songs of Social Justice
VICE meets The Casteless Collective, an ensemble Dalit music band from Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
A Bharatanatyam Dancer Challenging Racial Stereotypes: Charles Ma
Charles Ma is a Bharatanatyam dancer and choreographer who has managed to succeed despite the racial boundaries that exist within the world of Indian classical dance.
Indonesia's First All-Trans Girlband: AMUBA
VICE meets with AMUBA, Indonesia's first all-trans girlband, and learns about their struggle to build a music career in a country where the LGBTQ community is so maligned.
Pride and Prejudice: LGBTQ Rights in Asia's Newest Nation Timor-Leste
VICE travels to Asia's youngest nation of Timor-Leste to march at its annual Pride parade and learn about the LGBTQ community's Pride—and fight—to come out in a deeply religious place. ©Clementino Amaral.
Madame X Memories: The Rise and Fall of Indonesia's Queer Cinema
VICE talks to experts to trace the rise and fall of Indonesia's queer cinema since the start of the Reformasi era and imagines what the future looks like for LGBTQ representation on screen.
Meet Manipur's YouTube Sensation: Gems Chongtham
Gems Chongtham is a young singer, actor and popstar from Imphal, Manipur in India, who chanced upon this career after multiple attempts at being a doctor, painter and even an archer. Now, locals can’t have enough of him!
Are Indonesian Universities Failing to Protect the Victims of Sexual Assault?
Campus sexual assault has long been a serious, but rarely discussed, issue at Indonesian universities. VICE talks to experts and survivors to investigate how big of a problem it is.
10 Questions You Always Wanted To Ask...
An Alien Abduction Therapist Explains Extraterrestrial Encounters
An clinical hypnotherapist specializing in alien abductions, UFO's, and extraterrestrial contact answers 10 questions about her job treating people who've encountered the extraordinary.
The Women Who Used Tattoos to Save Themselves From Sexual Slavery
During Japanese occupation, thousands of Southeast Asian women were forced to serve as sex workers. But on one tiny island in Indonesia, local women resisted by heavily tattooing themselves. VICE traveled to meet the last tattooed women of Timor.
Disco Isn't Dead in Indonesia: Indopop
In this episode of Indopop, a series made in partnership with GO-JEK that's all about nostalgia, we look back at the golden age of Indonesian disco and then meet the people behind its revival today.
How Colonialism Brought South Indian Flavors to Indonesia: Akarasa
In this episode of Akarasa, a food series paid for by GO-JEK, our host Ade Putri embarks on a jet-setting journey to discover the origins of roti canai.