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Bad Blood
25:15

How I Managed to Shoot the Yakuza | Bad Blood

Seung-Woo Yang entered the universe of the Korean Yakuza in his teens. A personal tragedy made him start photographing the world, to cement his memories with his friends.
The Rainbow Guide to Life
14:32

How Holland Came Out as K-Pop’s First Openly Gay Idol | Rainbow Guide to Life

In this episode of Rainbow Guide to Life, K-pop star Holland speaks to us about his coming out story and normalising queer identities in South Korea.
What in the World
10:39

Escobar’s Pooping Hippos, World’s Most Expensive Mango & Other Weird News | What in The World

"Hippos rescued from Pablo Escobar’s estate won’t stop having sex and pooping". There’s still enough weird news in the world to keep you distracted from pandemic perils.
Censored
11:14

South Korean Pastor Suspended For Blessing LGBTQ Community

Rev. Lee Dong-hwan was from a church in South Korea, for conducting a “blessing ceremony” at a Queer Culture Festival. VICE World News speaks with him to find out more.
VICE World News APAC
19:50

These Korean Adoptees Are Returning to Their Birth Country, to Stay

The number of children born in South Korea, who were put up for international adoption reached its peak in the 1980s. Now this generation of Korean adoptees is returning.
VICE World News APAC
15:37

Trapped in a South Korean Fringe Church

Former members of Shincheonji speak with VICE World News and tell us why it’s so difficult to leave the church.
What in the World
12:18

Hijab Wearing Cats, Million Dollar Pigeons and Death Cafes | What In The World

The world is taking on some seriously strange obsessions -hijab wearing cats, warm woollens for your privates, death cafes in Thailand or million dollar pigeons.
VICE News Shorts
4:24

North Korea Is Provoking South Korea, But the Real Enemy Is the U.S.

VICE News explores the significance of the symbolic move by North Korea and what it means for the future of diplomacy between the neighboring countries.
Beyond Beauty
10:09

South Korean Woman Reveals Illegal Tattoos to Parents (DUPLICATE)

From underground tattoo studios to specialist club nights, Grace meets the young South Koreans embracing alternative ideas of beauty and discovers the impact it has on their lives.
Beyond Beauty
7:21

Exploring Illegal Tattoo Culture in Seoul

From underground tattoo studios to specialist club nights, Grace meets the young South Koreans embracing alternative ideas of beauty and discovers the impact it has on their lives.
Love Industries
22:47

The South Korean Love Industry (DUPLICATE)

We sent Matt Shea to investigate South Korea's generational crisis, which led him to Seoul's Red Light District, a pre-wedding photo-shoot on the set of a Korean soap opera, and an erotic sculpture park on South Korea's "honeymoon island".
VICE INTL
20:07

A Good Day to Die: Fake Funerals in South Korea (DUPLICATE)

We heads to Seoul to find out why so many Koreans are taking their own lives and to experience the 'fake funeral' phenomenon.
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