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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 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.
The Big Steal
7:33

How a Malaysian Bank lost Millions in a Financial Scandal | The Big Steal

The Bank Bumiputra scandal was one of Malaysia’s biggest financial scandals before 1MDB. In this episode of 'The Big Steal' we see how Bank Bumiputra lost millions in a financial scandal.
Influence
12:40

How Syed Saddiq and the Undi18 Movement Are Changing the Political Landscape in Malaysia | Influence

Syed Saddiq is a 28-year-old politician from Muar. He has millions of followers across his social media accounts and has leveraged this influence to create policy change in Malaysia - lowering the voting age from 21 to 18 with the Undi18 bill.
VICE World News APAC
20:06

China's Most Misunderstood Subculture

They have been shamed by China’s urbanites for their outlandish hair. Meet the "Shamate" community, a subculture created by China’s rural youths, born in the 1990s.
The Big Steal
10:16

How North Korean Hackers Allegedly Stole Billions and Got Away | The Big Steal

In this episode of The Big Steal we learn how North Korean hackers allegedly stole more than 1.3 Billion dollars from foreign banks and cryptocurrency exchanges, and got away with it.
Censored
11:14

South Korean Pastor Suspended For Blessing LGBTQ Community

In 2019, Rev. Lee Dong-hwan became the first pastor to be suspended from a church in South Korea, for conducting a “blessing ceremony” at a Queer Culture Festival in Incheon. VICE World News speaks with Rev. Lee to find out more.
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.
Gen 跟 CHINA
12:08

Why China’s Three-Child Policy Won’t Impact "Leftover" Men and Women

‘Gen 跟 China’, is an insider’s view of the country as it navigates a post-pandemic world. In this third episode, we discover what “leftover” millennials think of their single status and their place in society.
Censored
10:37

Why This Rap Video Sparked Controversy in Singapore

In this episode of Uncensored, 'Preetipls' speaks with VICE World News about the reasons behind her controversial rap video, her activism work and the challenges in speaking up about racism in Singapore.
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