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VICE Asia Pacific / web
15:08

Why This Former K-Pop Singer Left Fame Behind To Become a Monk

The K-Pop industry has a dark side, one that Lee Kyung-Mi – now Monk Bohyun – knows all too well. From performing pop songs on stage to singing Buddhist prayer songs on YouTube.
Rainbow Guide to Life
15:32

Why Gay Monks Have to Hide Their Sexual Orientation in Thailand

In this episode of “Rainbow Guide to Life” VICE World News takes a look at what life is like for gay monks in Thailand’s Buddhist monasteries.
Unequal
11:28

How Women in Asia Are Affected By Difficult Divorce Laws

Why is it so hard for Asian women to find happiness after a bad marriage?
VICE World News APAC
13:20

What It’s Like To Be A Professional Dominatrix in Asia

Eva Oh tells VICE more about running a business as a professional dominatrix and what attracted her to it.
I Was There
10:05

Why We Must Never Forget The Bhopal Gas Disaster | I Was There

In 1984, one of the world's worst industrial disasters befell the residents of Bhopal, India, when a nearby pesticide plant leaked a toxic gas. Veteran photojournalist Raghu Rai was there to photograph its aftermath.
VICE World News APAC
14:04

VICE Wraps 2020

2020 was not just a year but a state of mind. We did a pulse check across the Asia Pacific region to understand how the youth dealt with this roller coaster of a year.
VICE INTL
18:24

Inside China's Thriving Drag Queen Culture

VICE met up with a pair of drag queens from Beijing as they prepared for a major ball in Shanghai, following along before they hit the stage for a competition with dozens of other queens.
VICE News Shorts
1:08

Thousands are protesting a girl's murder in Pakistan

Protests are in their second day following the death of two civilians Wednesday.
VICE News Shorts
1:27

Watch Trump's 12-day, 5-country Asia tour in 90 seconds

President Trump boarded Air Force One Tuesday, capping off his 12-day Asia trip, which he himself described as "a very fruitful trip for us and, also, in all fairness, for a lot of other nations."
VICE INTL / Clip
22:23

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.
VICE INTL / Clip
21:51

Meet the Trans Chinese Community Fighting for Gender Equality

VICE China met up with trans men and woman across the country to hear about the discrimination they face at work, in social circles, and among family—and what they're doing to transform their place in Chinese society.
VICE News Specials
40:09

Left For Dead: Myanmar’s Muslim Minority (Full Length)

VICE News traveled to Myanmar to investigate the violence and discrimination faced by the country's Muslim minority.
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