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Thousands already camped out to get good spot to watch royal cremation (PHOTOS)

Hordes of people are already camped out in Old Town near Sanam Luang two full days before the royal cremation on Thursday. Friends and families have set up makeshift camps there in an attempt to secure good spots in the prime viewing locations for watching the late king’s cremation when the grounds officially open tomorrow. ...

Couple gets engaged on scary AirAsia flight to Bali that plummeted 20,000 feet

There’s nothing like falling out of the sky to speed up the race to the altar. A couple got engaged on a terrifying...

Couple gets engaged on scary AirAsia flight to Bali that plummeted 20,000 feet

10 Filipino celebrities who inspire us to stay ‘woke’

The term “woke” may sound like any other millennial slang word, but when used to describe the right people, it...

10 Filipino celebrities who inspire us to stay ‘woke’

The Best Korean Barbecue Restaurants in Jakarta: Where to find gorgeous grilled galbi, beautiful bulgogi and homey hotpots

If there's something greater than galbi fresh off the grill, we don't wanna know about it.

The Best Korean Barbecue Restaurants in Jakarta: Where to find gorgeous grilled galbi, beautiful bulgogi and homey hotpots

Filipino driver who cut off his penis taken to hospital in Chai Wan: report

A “depressed” Filipino national cut off his penis and reportedly flushed it down the toilet on Sunday, in...

Filipino driver who cut off his penis taken to hospital in Chai Wan: report
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Coconuts Reader Survey 2017: Answer some questions for a chance to win a trip to The St. Regis Bali Resort

It’s that time of year again, when we pause for a moment to ask you, dear reader, a few questions. First of all, how are you doing? What have you been up to? Unlike our last Tinder date, we sincerely want to know! So tell us about yourself and, better yet, tell us how we’re ...

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Couple gets engaged on scary AirAsia flight to Bali that plummeted 20,000 feet

Couple gets engaged on scary AirAsia flight to Bali that plummeted 20,000 feet

There’s nothing like falling out of the sky to speed up the race to the altar. A couple got engaged on a terrifying AirAsia flight last week that plummeted 20,000 feet when a...

Bali’s Mount Agung volcano still on highest alert level for eruption, despite decline in seismic activity

Bali’s Mount Agung volcano still on highest alert level for eruption, despite decline in seismic activity

Bali’s Mount Agung has been on the highest alert level for just over a month now and despite declining seismic activity, the volcano remains a level IV, as of Monday morning....

Australian charged after ‘walking off’ with Gucci sunglasses from Duty Free at Bali Airport

Australian charged after ‘walking off’ with Gucci sunglasses from Duty Free at Bali Airport

An Australian man is facing prison time in Indonesia after walking off with a pair of designer sunglasses from the duty free at Bali’s Ngurah Rai International Airport. Charges...

Bali Weekend Guide: 5 cool things to do on the island (Oct. 20-22)

Bali Weekend Guide: 5 cool things to do on the island (Oct. 20-22)

LEGIAN: Culinary-fest at SKAI Beach Club Chill out at Legian’s famous strip of sunset beach during the culinary fest at SKAI on Friday evening. Their new corporate exec chef,...

Secret files show US knew about Bali massacres

Secret files show US knew about Bali massacres

By Harry Pearl The US government was fully aware of a bloody anti-communist purge by the Indonesian army in the 1960s, with one diplomat at the time describing the bloodletting as...

Dane arrested in hotel booking scam that may have cheated vacationers of THB20 million

Dane arrested in hotel booking scam that may have cheated vacationers of THB20 million

A man from Denmark, along with four Thai suspects, allegedly cheated more than 400 foreign would-be tourists out of hotel stays in Thailand via a scam website that collected money...

Buddhist funeral for ‘Chompoo,’ elephant who died after being pulled from canal

Buddhist funeral for ‘Chompoo,’ elephant who died after being pulled from canal

Chompoo, the wounded elephant who was swept into a canal in rural Thailand and had us all on the edge of our seats during the two-day rescue effort last week, died at the...

No booze ban for cremation but many bars and clubs willingly staying closed

No booze ban for cremation but many bars and clubs willingly staying closed

Health officials announced that they won’t enforce a booze ban on Thursday, the day of the royal cremation, but they are asking the public not to drink out of respect for the...

Not my Somtam: Hilarious Thai woman risks life to save her papaya tree in Japanese typhoon (VIDEO)

Not my Somtam: Hilarious Thai woman risks life to save her papaya tree in Japanese typhoon (VIDEO)

When Typhoon Lan approached Okinawa, Japan, on Sunday, a Thai woman who lives there chose to save her beloved papaya tree before anything else — she held on to the tree for dear...

Thousands already camped out to get good spot to watch royal cremation (PHOTOS)

Thousands already camped out to get good spot to watch royal cremation (PHOTOS)

Hordes of people are already camped out in Old Town near Sanam Luang two full days before the royal cremation on Thursday. Friends and families have set up makeshift camps there...

Filipino driver who cut off his penis taken to hospital in Chai Wan: report

Filipino driver who cut off his penis taken to hospital in Chai Wan: report

A “depressed” Filipino national cut off his penis and reportedly flushed it down the toilet on Sunday, in what police classified as a suicide attempt, according to a...

Jailed Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Nathan Law released on bail

Jailed Hong Kong activists Joshua Wong, Nathan Law released on bail

Jailed democracy activists Joshua Wong and Nathan Law were released on bail Tuesday pending an appeal against convictions for their role in the 2014 Umbrella Movement protests....

Police arrest suspected driver of ‘1CE BABY’ hit-and-run

Police arrest suspected driver of ‘1CE BABY’ hit-and-run

The man believed to have been behind the wheel of a tiny car that did big damage last week is behind bars. Police in Hong Kong’s Yau Ma Tei area yesterday arrested a...

Man confesses to photographing woman’s chest as she tied her shoes on the MTR

Man confesses to photographing woman’s chest as she tied her shoes on the MTR

A 56-year-old man today admitted in court to taking several sleazy snaps of a woman’s cleavage while on the MTR. Purchasing manager Keung Chi-fai was sitting opposite the...

Why would you do that? Police hunt on for man who keyed woman’s car in Tuen Mun

Why would you do that? Police hunt on for man who keyed woman’s car in Tuen Mun

Netizens, unite and help track this man down for a serious dick move over the weekend. The man, who police say is in his 30s, was caught on camera keying someone’s car on...

4 tornadoes hit area around Jakarta over 2 days, no casualties but several homes damaged

4 tornadoes hit area around Jakarta over 2 days, no casualties but several homes damaged

As if flooding, pollution and traffic weren't enough, now we've got to worry about tornadoes too.

The Best Korean Barbecue Restaurants in Jakarta: Where to find gorgeous grilled galbi, beautiful bulgogi and homey hotpots

The Best Korean Barbecue Restaurants in Jakarta: Where to find gorgeous grilled galbi, beautiful bulgogi and homey hotpots

If there's something greater than galbi fresh off the grill, we don't wanna know about it.

Indonesian military chief Gatot Nurmantyo ‘free to travel to US’: embassy

Indonesian military chief Gatot Nurmantyo ‘free to travel to US’: embassy

Indonesia’s military chief is free to travel to the United States, the US embassy said Monday, after the general was apparently stopped as he tried to board a flight....

Indonesian legislator and animal rights activists call for end to dog vs boar gladiator fights

Indonesian legislator and animal rights activists call for end to dog vs boar gladiator fights

"It's terrible, a spectacle that has no educational value because it's full of cruelty. And usually things like this are associated with gambling. I'm hoping it will be stopped...

Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta airport will only allow ‘registered’ ride-hailing services, just Grab for now

Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta airport will only allow ‘registered’ ride-hailing services, just Grab for now

The battle between Indonesia’s conventional taxis and ride-hailing services (known locally as “online taxi”) such as Go-Jek, Grab and Uber is still ongoing, with the...

The Jho Low(down): the elusive financier’s yacht has been spotted in popular Aceh dive site

The Jho Low(down): the elusive financier’s yacht has been spotted in popular Aceh dive site

Intrepid world traveler, native-Penangite, and sought-after (for questioning!) banker Jho Low’s superyacht has been spotted, just off of northern Aceh. According to...

Man gets genitals trapped in a water bottle for 14 hours before Fire Department is called to rescue

Man gets genitals trapped in a water bottle for 14 hours before Fire Department is called to rescue

An unfortunate mishap occurred late Sunday night when a man in Taiping found himself with the tip of his genitals stuck inside a bottle. After 12 hours of struggling to remove it...

Malaysia has requested that Interpol locate scandal-hit banker, and reigning king of the friendzone, Jho Low

Malaysia has requested that Interpol locate scandal-hit banker, and reigning king of the friendzone, Jho Low

Deputy Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has stated that the Malaysian government has formally forwarded a request to Interpol with hopes of locating businessman Low Taek Jho. You...

Cleaner at Berjaya Times Square mall hands over lost wallet with no ID containing RM13,000 in cash

Cleaner at Berjaya Times Square mall hands over lost wallet with no ID containing RM13,000 in cash

Samona Marhama, a 35-year-old cleaner at heavily trafficked Berjaya Times Square mall, is being praised by officials and citizens alike after promptly handing over a wallet she...

A stable of disappointed horses cries out after police make biggest drug bust this year of ketamine

A stable of disappointed horses cries out after police make biggest drug bust this year of ketamine

Bukit Aman Narcotics Criminal Investigation Department (NCID) held a press conference today to announce that they had made their largest bust of the year at KLIA on October 19,...

Doug and Cheska Kramer receive backlash for Facebook post of ‘traditional’ husband and wife roles

Doug and Cheska Kramer receive backlash for Facebook post of ‘traditional’ husband and wife roles

Filipino basketball player Doug Kramer and his wife model Cheska Kramer were criticized online for a photo they posted on Facebook last Tuesday. PLEASE READ TILL THE END… I...

Filipino driver in Hong Kong cut off his own penis: report

Filipino driver in Hong Kong cut off his own penis: report

A “depressed” Filipino national cut off his penis and reportedly flushed it down the toilet on Sunday, in what police classified as a suicide attempt, according to a...

It’s official, Metro Manila is getting a 5-day weekend in November

It’s official, Metro Manila is getting a 5-day weekend in November

Yesterday, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared that Nov. 13 — 15 is going to be a special non-working holiday in Metro Manila. This means that the metro’s...

Alleged financier of Southeast Asia’s Islamic State group arrested in Metro Manila

Alleged financier of Southeast Asia’s Islamic State group arrested in Metro Manila

An alleged financier and member of the Islamic State-inspired Maute Group was arrested in Valenzuela City, about 15 km. away from Manila, police said yesterday. The suspect,...

This new tourism ad from Camiguin wants to leave you speechless

This new tourism ad from Camiguin wants to leave you speechless

How do you set one beautiful island apart from the other 7,107 islands of the Philippines? Those promoting tourism in Camiguin say that if you visit their island, you...

Beware the use of popular DIY teeth whitening kit sold online: HSA

Beware the use of popular DIY teeth whitening kit sold online: HSA

DIY teeth whitening kits, which are gaining popularity in Singapore, may be cheaper and more convenient than going to the dentist for a proper procedure — but how safe are...

Singapore will not allow any more cars and motorcycles on roads come February 2018

Singapore will not allow any more cars and motorcycles on roads come February 2018

Sure, Singapore always had the reputation of banning unsavory things like chewing gum, porn, and free speech (hur hur), but the nation will soon add cars to the list of prohibited...

WATCH: 3 men capture snake curled around lamppost in Bukit Batok

WATCH: 3 men capture snake curled around lamppost in Bukit Batok

In yet another snake sighting, a python was caught at Bukit Batok West on Monday, in a video that promptly made its rounds online (because Singaporeans love a good snake...

Motorcyclist may face 6 months in jail for doing noisy, smoky donuts for a bridegroom

Motorcyclist may face 6 months in jail for doing noisy, smoky donuts for a bridegroom

A viral video has landed a young motorcyclist in trouble with the law after police cuffed him for, er, doing donuts on his bike as part of his friend’s wedding celebrations. For...

WATCH: PM Lee’s first joint press conference with US President Donald Trump at the White House

WATCH: PM Lee’s first joint press conference with US President Donald Trump at the White House

We never thought that it would happen, but it had to, eventually. Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong dropped by the White House to meet up with US President Donald Trump and talk...

Pilots of missing Myanmar military jet confirmed dead

Pilots of missing Myanmar military jet confirmed dead

Two pilots aboard a military training jet that went missing on September 5 were confirmed dead by the Tatmadaw medical team last week after parts of the wreckage were discovered...

Minzayar Oo becomes first photographer to win prestigious freelancer award

Minzayar Oo becomes first photographer to win prestigious freelancer award

The work of Myanmar photographer Minzayar Oo — detained by Bangladeshi authorities last month while covering the Rohingya refugee crisis — was one of the most...

Two Myanmar workers killed in Malaysia worksite landslide

Two Myanmar workers killed in Malaysia worksite landslide

At least two Myanmar workers were among the 11 people killed by a landslide at a construction site on Malaysia’s Penang Island, officials said Sunday, as anger mounted...

Parts from missing Myanmar Air Force jet discovered in southern Rakhine

Parts from missing Myanmar Air Force jet discovered in southern Rakhine

Parts of a Myanmar Air Force fighter jet that went missing during a training mission on September 5 were found in southern Rakhine State last week, the Ministry of Information has...

Myanmar expelled N. Korean diplomat in June over role in weapons exports

Myanmar expelled N. Korean diplomat in June over role in weapons exports

A newly released UN report has revealed that earlier this year, the Myanmar government expelled a North Korean diplomat who was linked to a company subject to UN Security Council...

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Doug and Cheska Kramer receive backlash for Facebook post of ‘traditional’ husband and wife roles

Doug and Cheska Kramer receive backlash for Facebook post of ‘traditional’ husband and wife roles

Filipino basketball player Doug Kramer and his wife model Cheska Kramer were criticized online for a photo they posted on Facebook last Tuesday. PLEASE READ TILL THE END… I...

10 Filipino celebrities who inspire us to stay ‘woke’

10 Filipino celebrities who inspire us to stay ‘woke’

The term “woke” may sound like any other millennial slang word, but when used to describe the right people, it can mean something much deeper.  Tracing its roots to the...

Stroll down nostalgia lane with ’90s bands like S Club, 911, and 5ive in Singapore

Stroll down nostalgia lane with ’90s bands like S Club, 911, and 5ive in Singapore

So you love ’90s pop and can’t get over how the genre has deteriorated ever since bands like Spice Girls, 98 Degrees, and NSYNC went their separate ways? If...

Red Dot Design Museum opens at its new home at Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade

Red Dot Design Museum opens at its new home at Marina Bay Waterfront Promenade

It’s been a couple months since we bid farewell to Red Dot Design Museum at the Red Dot Traffic Building on Maxwell Road — but the wait is now over, as the museum has...

PH actors Richard Gutierrez and Sarah Lahbati are having another boy

PH actors Richard Gutierrez and Sarah Lahbati are having another boy

Baby Zion is going to be kuya (big brother) Zion to a baby boy. Filipino actors Richard Gutierrez and Sarah Lahbati found out yesterday that they are going to have another boy....

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