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Really? REALLY?: PHISGOC wins totally legit ‘Best SEA Games Organizer’ award

Congratulations are definitely in order for the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) after...

Really? REALLY?: PHISGOC wins totally legit ‘Best SEA Games Organizer’ award

Police in Depok arrest alleged breast groper who said he did it to ‘satisfy his urge’

Police yesterday arrested a 35-year-old man named Riyan Apriyanto who allegedly groped a woman’s breasts while she...

Police in Depok arrest alleged breast groper who said he did it to ‘satisfy his urge’

Authorities looking for man caught masturbating in public after video went viral

The incident reportedly took place on Tuesday, right in front of a beauty salon on Jl. Srikandi in Singaraja.

Authorities looking for man caught masturbating in public after video went viral

Winners and Loo-sers: Hong Kong Toilet Association names city’s best public toilets

Question: What do Larch Street in Tai Kok Tsui, Canal Road in Wan Chai, and the Tsim Sha Tsui public transport...

Winners and Loo-sers: Hong Kong Toilet Association names city’s best public toilets

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Pulau Plastik Series Launch | Market Manuva | Christmas Bazaar | Cool Things To Do in Bali This Weekend (Dec 6-8)

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Authorities looking for man caught masturbating in public after video went viral

Authorities looking for man caught masturbating in public after video went viral

The incident reportedly took place on Tuesday, right in front of a beauty salon on Jl. Srikandi in Singaraja.

Police pursuing parents of baby girl found dead on Sanur beach, doctors say autopsy shows she was stranded at sea for days

Police pursuing parents of baby girl found dead on Sanur beach, doctors say autopsy shows she was stranded at sea for days

A baby girl was found dead with her umbilical cord still attached at the Matahari Terbit beach in Sanur yesterday.

Police arrest 25-year-old man after stabbing Spanish woman in alleged robbery attempt near Padang Padang beach

Police arrest 25-year-old man after stabbing Spanish woman in alleged robbery attempt near Padang Padang beach

Officers from the Denpasar Police have arrested a 25-year-old man named Arjuna Wiranata for allegedly stabbing a Spanish woman during a robbery attempt near Padang Padang beach in...

Nusa Penida tops list of world’s best destinations for backpackers

Nusa Penida tops list of world’s best destinations for backpackers

The small island off the east coast of Bali, Nusa Penida, has been crowned as the top destination for backpackers in 2020 by hostel-booking platform Hostelworld. 

ICONSIAM Bangkok Countdown 2020: Celebrate New Year’s in Thailand here!

ICONSIAM Bangkok Countdown 2020: Celebrate New Year’s in Thailand here!

| Coconuts Bangkok x ICONSIAM | Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve, dining, shopping, fireworks, holiday cheer – it’s all here!

Thai racing pro annihilates Ferrari in after-hours romp, blames ‘oil slick’

Thai racing pro annihilates Ferrari in after-hours romp, blames ‘oil slick’

Being a professional racer is not license to drive like a maniac in town, as one totally demolished red Ferrari can attest to this morning. Saravut Sereethoranakul, a 36-year-old...

Study complete, funeral to be held for ‘Lunlabelle’ in Bangkok

Study complete, funeral to be held for ‘Lunlabelle’ in Bangkok

Almost three months after her death under disturbing circumstances brought attention to the risks faced by Thailand’s models for hire, Thitim “Bell” Noraphanpiphat will be...

Klimt to leap from the frame at immersive ‘Something Nouveau’ exhibit in Bangkok

Klimt to leap from the frame at immersive ‘Something Nouveau’ exhibit in Bangkok

Pucker your lips and prepare to be kissed by lots of Gustav Klimt at an immersive multimedia exhibition coming to a riverside arts venue. After 60,000-plus people came to see a...

Come hell or high water: Thai couple hold monsoon wedding in flooded south (Photos)

Come hell or high water: Thai couple hold monsoon wedding in flooded south (Photos)

Floods were no obstacle to the most important day in a southern Thai couple’s life. Down in Narathiwat province, where 11 districts have been flooded by heavy rainfall, a couple...

Have yourself a gloomy little Christmas: Fears of damage put a damper on malls’ holiday displays, report says

Have yourself a gloomy little Christmas: Fears of damage put a damper on malls’ holiday displays, report says

For all you Christmas lovers out there, you better be capable of generating your own seasonal cheer, because you’re not going to be getting it from Hong Kong’s bastions of...

‘Glory to Hong Kong’ crowned top trending local music video of 2019 on YouTube

‘Glory to Hong Kong’ crowned top trending local music video of 2019 on YouTube

A defiant protest anthem — indeed, one that many are now calling the unofficial anthem of Hong Kong itself — was the most-watched local music video on YouTube in 2019,...

Winners and Loo-sers: Hong Kong Toilet Association names city’s best public toilets

Winners and Loo-sers: Hong Kong Toilet Association names city’s best public toilets

Question: What do Larch Street in Tai Kok Tsui, Canal Road in Wan Chai, and the Tsim Sha Tsui public transport interchange all have in common? Answer: They’re all home to...

Weekend Warrior: December 6-8

Weekend Warrior: December 6-8

A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Hong Kong. Friday, December 6 Moonlit Movies: The Nightmare Before Christmas December is here, which can only mean one thing:...

From Flop-Sweats to Sweater Weather: Winter officially here as Observatory raises warning

From Flop-Sweats to Sweater Weather: Winter officially here as Observatory raises warning

It’s time to dust off those space heaters, and get your sweaters out of mothballs: a cold spell hit Hong Kong last night and it looks set to stick around through the...

Garuda Indonesia boss faces dismissal after audit showed he bought smuggled Harley Davidson parts and Brompton bikes

Garuda Indonesia boss faces dismissal after audit showed he bought smuggled Harley Davidson parts and Brompton bikes

Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia president director I Gusti Ngurah Ashkara Danadiputra, popularly known as Ari Ashkara, is set to be relieved of his duties, as announced by...

President Jokowi named Asian of the Year by The Straits Times

President Jokowi named Asian of the Year by The Straits Times

President Joko Widodo has just been recognized as this year’s Asian of the Year by Singaporean newspaper The Straits Times. In an editor’s statement published today, the...

Police in Depok arrest alleged breast groper who said he did it to ‘satisfy his urge’

Police in Depok arrest alleged breast groper who said he did it to ‘satisfy his urge’

Police yesterday arrested a 35-year-old man named Riyan Apriyanto who allegedly groped a woman’s breasts while she was walking alone in the city of Depok in September.

Joyland Festival | Yo-Yo Ma’s Bach Project | Seek-A-Seek | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Dec 6-8)

Joyland Festival | Yo-Yo Ma’s Bach Project | Seek-A-Seek | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Dec 6-8)

It's a great weekend for concerts in Jakarta

Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo tells city of Solo to ban dog meat trade

Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo tells city of Solo to ban dog meat trade

Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo has ordered officials in the city of Solo (also known as Surakarta), one of several cities in Indonesia renowned for its dog meat trade, to...

Recorded number of dengue cases hits all-time high this year

Recorded number of dengue cases hits all-time high this year

Health officials have revealed that dengue cases have reached an all-time high in 2019, with 120,871 cases having been recorded as of yesterday, December 4. That’s already...

Trash Heap Yields Gem: Woman uses social media to reunite daughter with late father’s last memento

Trash Heap Yields Gem: Woman uses social media to reunite daughter with late father’s last memento

Facebook is generally just a place where you go to find out that the people you knew in high school are now racists and/or trying to sell you aromatherapy oils. But every once in...

Environmental groups praise three Sarawak fishermen who freed whale shark

Environmental groups praise three Sarawak fishermen who freed whale shark

Three fishermen from the Malaysian state of Sarawak are being praised by local environmental authorities after they helped untie a rope that was attached to a whale shark. In a...

Bare Canvases: Authorities to investigate tattoo expo for nudity

Bare Canvases: Authorities to investigate tattoo expo for nudity

Authorities have confirmed that a tattoo convention organizer will be investigated after reports emerged that semi-nude models were present showing off the artwork. Tourism, Arts...

Cradle CEO Murder: Two mobile phones found at scene were in good condition, experts say

Cradle CEO Murder: Two mobile phones found at scene were in good condition, experts say

Experts called in to testify at the murder trial of Cradle Fund CEO Nazrin Hassan told a Malaysian High Court that the two phones found at the scene appeared to be in “good...

Really? REALLY?: PHISGOC wins totally legit ‘Best SEA Games Organizer’ award

Really? REALLY?: PHISGOC wins totally legit ‘Best SEA Games Organizer’ award

Congratulations are definitely in order for the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (PHISGOC) after news broke yesterday that the beleaguered committee had won...

Danao City man to face charges over allegedly false attempted kidnapping claims

Danao City man to face charges over allegedly false attempted kidnapping claims

Danao City police yesterday said that they will file a case against a 21-year-old man after he falsely claimed on Facebook that kidnappers onboard a white van tried to abduct him....

Suspected high-ranking communist rebel allegedly killed in shootout in Antipolo City

Suspected high-ranking communist rebel allegedly killed in shootout in Antipolo City

A suspected secretary of the communist rebel group New People’s Army was allegedly slain in a shootout with the military this morning in Antipolo City. The suspected rebel...

Gymnast Carlos Yulo scolds Twitterati over homophobic insinuations that Mark Bautista ‘flirted’ with him

Gymnast Carlos Yulo scolds Twitterati over homophobic insinuations that Mark Bautista ‘flirted’ with him

Gymnast Carlos Yulo took to Twitter yesterday to defend a supportive message sent to him by singer Mark Bautista after thousands of netizens — presumably tittering like...

Businesswoman wife of ABS-CBN actor Matt Evans arrested for fraud in Makati City

Businesswoman wife of ABS-CBN actor Matt Evans arrested for fraud in Makati City

The wife of ABS-CBN actor Matt Evans was arrested yesterday afternoon in Makati City after she was accused of committing fraud. Businesswoman Riza Katrina Evans, 32, was arrested...

Suu Kyi fans join VIP tours for Rohingya genocide trial

Suu Kyi fans join VIP tours for Rohingya genocide trial

Ardent fans of Aung San Suu Kyi are snapping up spots on $2,000 tours to The Hague, in a display of moral support as Myanmar faces charges of genocide over the Rohingya crisis at...

Landmine explodes, killing German tourist in Myanmar

Landmine explodes, killing German tourist in Myanmar

A German tourist was killed and an Argentine woman injured in a landmine explosion in Myanmar’s eastern Shan state, local police said Wednesday, days after the country was...

Riding high on Myanmar’s human-powered Ferris wheels

Riding high on Myanmar’s human-powered Ferris wheels

Aung careers toward the ground, hanging from one arm on the basket of one of Myanmar’s human-powered Ferris wheels, relying on gravity-defying agility and split-second...

Myanmar may have chemical weapons stockpile: US

Myanmar may have chemical weapons stockpile: US

Myanmar is in breach of a global convention banning chemical weapons and may have a stockpile left over from the 1980s, the United States said on Monday. The Southeast Asian...

22 Rohingya arrested after fleeing Myanmar camp by boat

22 Rohingya arrested after fleeing Myanmar camp by boat

Twenty-two Rohingya Muslims trying to escape one of Myanmar’s camps by boat were arrested after they were forced ashore by their leaking vessel, local police said Friday....

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Pulau Plastik Series Launch | Market Manuva | Christmas Bazaar | Cool Things To Do in Bali This Weekend (Dec 6-8)

Pulau Plastik Series Launch | Market Manuva | Christmas Bazaar | Cool Things To Do in Bali This Weekend (Dec 6-8)

What are you doing this weekend, Coconauts?

Joyland Festival | Yo-Yo Ma’s Bach Project | Seek-A-Seek | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Dec 6-8)

Joyland Festival | Yo-Yo Ma’s Bach Project | Seek-A-Seek | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Weekend (Dec 6-8)

It's a great weekend for concerts in Jakarta

Weekend Warrior: December 6-8

Weekend Warrior: December 6-8

A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Hong Kong. Friday, December 6 Moonlit Movies: The Nightmare Before Christmas December is here, which can only mean one thing:...

Gymnast Carlos Yulo scolds Twitterati over homophobic insinuations that Mark Bautista ‘flirted’ with him

Gymnast Carlos Yulo scolds Twitterati over homophobic insinuations that Mark Bautista ‘flirted’ with him

Gymnast Carlos Yulo took to Twitter yesterday to defend a supportive message sent to him by singer Mark Bautista after thousands of netizens — presumably tittering like...

ICONSIAM Bangkok Countdown 2020: Celebrate New Year’s in Thailand here!

ICONSIAM Bangkok Countdown 2020: Celebrate New Year’s in Thailand here!

| Coconuts Bangkok x ICONSIAM | Christmas Eve, New Year's Eve, dining, shopping, fireworks, holiday cheer – it’s all here!

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