Inside Taiwan’s Most Notorious Mafia
VICE sat down with a few members of the Bamboo Union, Taiwan’s biggest underground crime syndicate, to find out how the gang operates.
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.
The Cult of Debt Forgiveness
VICE investigated the Swissindo World Trust International Orbit, a cult that's convinced its followers it can wipe away debts—even though critics, prosecutors, and bankers say it's all just a Ponzi scheme.
Foreign Film Club
Blood, Guts, and Bad Acting: Inside the Indonesian B Movies of the 1980s
VICE met up with the leading directors, producers, and screenwriters behind Indonesia's 80s exploitation films—marked by violence, sex, and a dedication to showing viewers a good time.
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Combating Discrimination in China's Trans Community
We revisit the trans community in China to hear how one trans woman is recovering after her gender reassignment surgery, and meet an advocacy group dedicated to educating people about transgender issues.
Meet the Chinese Expat Running an Underground Gun School
Lao Zheng is a firearms fanatic—but since guns are outlawed in China, he set up a "shooting camp" in the Philippines to train Chinese tourists to handle a weapon in any situation.
Chinese Female Body Guards
China's booming billionaire population has developed a penchant for personal body guards, with female body guards in particularly high demand. We visited Beijing to explore what China’s fierce force of female body guards looks like.