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Street Food Icons
9:27

The Idli King of Bangalore

On the streets of Bangalore, India, the mother & son duo behind Iyer Idly serve hundreds of idlis a day.
Influence
13:21

Pakistan's Enforced Disappearances

Mahrang Baloch is an activist using social media to highlight the issue of enforced disappearances in Pakistan. Ethnic Baloch people have been disappearing for two decades, activists say this happens after calling for social justice or independence.
VICE Asia Pacific
10:52

How Ancient Balinese Swords were Revived (DUPLICATE)

Keris is an ancient sword from Indonesia, believed to be endowed with supernatural power, Vice meets Jro Mangku Pande Ketut Mudra, one of the last remaining Keris makers who revived the craft of sword making in Bali
Influence
12:19

Trolley Times

Navkiran Natt is one of the founders of Trolley Times, a newspaper started as a voice of farmers' protest. With a following of 100k, Trolley Times has used its platform to push for a repeal of three contentious farm laws in India.
Bad Blood
18:02

Gangster Marathon Runner

Meet Rahul Jadhav. Today, he is known as an ultramarathon runner all over India. But this was not the case just a few years ago. Rahul used to be a gang member, a gunrunner, and a money launderer. This is his story of finding redemption and himself.
Rainbow Guide to Life
15:26

Dragon Mama

In this episode of Rainbow Guide to Life, China’s pioneering drag queen, Kudos, shows VICE World News the online world of drag in China.
VICE World News APAC
16:44

"996" Work Culture in China : Why China’s Employees Cannot Stop Overworking

VICE World News looks at China’s hyper-competitive work culture and the costs to their personal and social lives.
Future Tense
14:36

End of Death

The concept of living forever has lived in pop culture across generations and cultures, but have scientists in Japan finally cracked the code? In this episode of Future Tense, we discover more about the tech that could digitalise life as we know it.
Trouble in Paradise
20:51

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

Okinawa is known to many as a postcard perfect paradise. But despite mass tourism, Okinawa is also the poorest prefecture in Japan. VICE World News host Hanako Montgomery travels to Okinawa to find out why.
VICE World News APAC
14:54

The Issues with Thailand’s Legal Cannabis

In August 2019, Thailand became one of the first countries in Asia to legalize medical cannabis. But some patients in need of cannabis medication still turn away from this legal channel, and go underground for stronger doses to treat their condition.
Bad Blood
14:47

How I Went From Poaching Elephants and Rhinos to Protecting Them | Bad Blood

In this episode of Bad Blood, VWN talks to a former poacher about leaving that life behind to become a protector of wildlife in the very forests where he used to hunt.
VICE World News APAC
12:46

Why Rental Discrimination is Still Common in Singapore

The rental market in Singapore is not equally accessible to all ethnic groups. Some tenants in Singapore face discrimination renting as prospective landlords screen them based on race.
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