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Trouble in Paradise
20:51

The Dark Side of Japan's Paradise Island | Trouble in Paradise

Okinawa is known to many as a tourist paradise. VICE World News host Hanako Montgomery travels to Okinawa to find out why.
Indonesia Riot
15:58

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.
Indonesia Riot
8:25

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.
Indonesia Riot
10:51

Growing Up In Bali Bites: Fangsters

VICE follows a Balinese teen as she spiritually grinds down her upper canine teeth to see how the youngest generation of adults is taking on a coming of age tradition with deep roots on the island.
Indonesia Riot
10:33

Sumba Is Home to the World's Most Complex Marriage Proposals: High Bride

VICE follows the journey of Piter Praing, a young Sumba boy who is herding livestock and his whole family to propose to his girlfriend and fulfill a costly marriage dowry.
SUB.Culture / Clip
10:03

The DJ's Who Turned Cuba's Economic Turmoil Into a Movement

In the economically devastated early 90s, DJs like D'Joy de Cuba, Wichy de Vedado, and DJ Jigüe, found catharsis in a new community of parties, clubs, and sounds.