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Lip-lock-alypse UPDATE: Andy Hui’s September concerts to be canceled amid scandal

It appears the effects of the scandal of the century will be felt well into the future, perhaps by our children, perhaps by our children’s children, but certainly by anyone who planned on going to see singer Andy Hui belt out some of his hits later this year, because it looks like that’s off the ...

World’s worst passenger dies in Thailand

A morbidly obese American who bullied at least one young woman into wiping his ass will no longer be tormenting...

World’s worst passenger dies in Thailand

Your name is on the list: Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad makes Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People

A familiar face has made Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People list this year, and it’s none other than our...

Your name is on the list: Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad makes Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People

Extreme Easter: Flogging, crucifixions in Philippines

A man was nailed to a cross with up to 10 more to follow as barefoot men beat themselves with flails on Good Friday, in...

Extreme Easter: Flogging, crucifixions in Philippines

Slipper-gate: Myanmar president taken to task over footwear choice

“I’m so ashamed, oh President.” Strong words to levy against head of state. What could President Win Myint have...

Slipper-gate: Myanmar president taken to task over footwear choice

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Bitcoin couple face death penalty for ‘seasteading’ off Phuket

An American bitcoin investor could face the death penalty after Thailand’s navy accused him of violating the...

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World’s worst passenger dies in Thailand

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Dead, abused, ill-bred kitties discovered at Bangkok cat cafe (Photos)

One cat had tumors all over its face and body. Another’s ears were cut off. Still others suffered from severe infections and...

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KPU Klungkung reminds residents of ‘no-selfie’ policy at the polling station

KPU Klungkung reminds residents of ‘no-selfie’ policy at the polling station

It’s no secret that capturing the perfect selfie has become a national pursuit in Indonesia. We were reminded of this just last week when frenzied Javanese housewives almost...

Genesis Creative Centre in Berawa takes the coworking concept to the next level

Genesis Creative Centre in Berawa takes the coworking concept to the next level

If Nomad List is to believed, Canggu is the “IT” destination for digital nomads. It bills the southwest locale as the No. 1 neighborhood on the globe for...

Bali’s Kintamani dogs become the first Indonesian dog breed to get global recognition

Bali’s Kintamani dogs become the first Indonesian dog breed to get global recognition

It’s been a long time coming, but the Kintamani dog from Bali has finally received recognition from the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI), an international...

Boyfriend of Bali student found dead in boarding house cites jealousy as murder motive

Boyfriend of Bali student found dead in boarding house cites jealousy as murder motive

The boyfriend of the university student who was found dead in her boarding room in Banyuasri village in Singaraja last Thursday has admitted to killing the victim, allegedly...

Police catch escapee from Denpasar detention cell in Central Java, shoot him in both legs for resisting arrest

Police catch escapee from Denpasar detention cell in Central Java, shoot him in both legs for resisting arrest

Yesterday, police officers intercepted and arrested a prisoner, who had previously escaped from a detention cell in Denpasar, in the Pati regency of Central Java, where he had...

Thailand plans to eliminate 3 types of plastic this year

Thailand plans to eliminate 3 types of plastic this year

Thailand aims to rid itself of three types of plastics by the end of this year. The manufacture and use of plastic cap seals, small particles called microbeads and plastic  that...

World’s worst passenger dies in Thailand

World’s worst passenger dies in Thailand

A morbidly obese American who bullied at least one young woman into wiping his ass will no longer be tormenting Asia’s flight attendants as he has gone to the big shitter in the...

Bangkok Easter: Where to hunt eggs, stuff face and more

Bangkok Easter: Where to hunt eggs, stuff face and more

Easter Sunday is upon us, lovely readers and have no fear of missing out on the festivities in one of the world’s most Buddhist countries. From child-friendly egg hunts and...

Americans in Thailand can now get retirement benefits by direct deposit

Americans in Thailand can now get retirement benefits by direct deposit

Americans receiving social security, veterans or federal retirement benefits can now have them directly deposited free of charge in their Thai bank accounts, the US Embassy...

‘Sacred water’ from all provinces sanctified for coronation

‘Sacred water’ from all provinces sanctified for coronation

Eighty-six vases of water collected from every province in the kingdom and consecrated at a Bangkok temple last night were to be taken to Wat Phra Kaew today in preparation of His...

Lip-lock-alypse UPDATE: Andy Hui’s September concerts to be canceled amid scandal

Lip-lock-alypse UPDATE: Andy Hui’s September concerts to be canceled amid scandal

It appears the effects of the scandal of the century will be felt well into the future, perhaps by our children, perhaps by our children’s children, but certainly by anyone...

Police looking for woman who lured man into apartment for sex in bid to rob him

Police looking for woman who lured man into apartment for sex in bid to rob him

In a classic example of the old honeypot routine, a woman is wanted by Hong Kong police after luring a man into an apartment with the promise of sex so that her partner in crime...

Warrant out for Chinese state journo who ‘slapped’ man at UK panel on Hong Kong

Warrant out for Chinese state journo who ‘slapped’ man at UK panel on Hong Kong

A UK court has issued an arrest warrant for a Chinese state TV reporter for failing to attend a hearing relating to an incident at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham...

Sheer Disappointment: Ed Sheeran forced to cancel outdoor concert due to rain, lightning

Sheer Disappointment: Ed Sheeran forced to cancel outdoor concert due to rain, lightning

Ed Sheeran fans were left soaking in the rain, and possibly their own tears, after the singer cancelled an outdoor performance at the last minute because of a thunderstorm on...

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Hong Kong. Friday, April 19 Ska & Reggae Night State of Euphoria, Mousefx, Bulletproof HK, Trippylanez, and RASHO will...

‘Move to Antarctica’: Indonesian presidential challenger Prabowo tells pollsters

‘Move to Antarctica’: Indonesian presidential challenger Prabowo tells pollsters

Indonesia's presidential challenger Prabowo slammed pollsters as untrustworthy and said they should move to Antarctica so they could "lie to the penguins", as he refused to...

Indonesia’s smooth vote a democratic beacon in a sea of strongmen, analysts say

Indonesia’s smooth vote a democratic beacon in a sea of strongmen, analysts say

Indonesia pulled off a complex yet peaceful election across its vast — and ethnically diverse — island territory this week, cementing its place as a democratic beacon...

Prabowo’s camp reports quick count surveyors to election commission with allegations of fake data

Prabowo’s camp reports quick count surveyors to election commission with allegations of fake data

Somewhat ironically, given that they have accused the quick count survey groups of reporting false data, Prabowo’s campaign has yet to reveal to anybody their exit polling data...

Prabowo on phone to Rizieq Shihab: Thanks for the support, let’s prostrate in front of the Kaaba

Prabowo on phone to Rizieq Shihab: Thanks for the support, let’s prostrate in front of the Kaaba

Gerindra Chairman Prabowo Subianto may not have the electoral approval of the majority of Indonesians (at least according to quick count results of yesterday’s presidential...

Europe on Screen 2019 | Hippity Hop Easter | Exhibitions at Museum MACAN | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Long Weekend (Apr 18-21)

Europe on Screen 2019 | Hippity Hop Easter | Exhibitions at Museum MACAN | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Long Weekend (Apr 18-21)

What are you doing on this long Easter weekend?

Malaysia revives US$34bil China-backed project to develop transit-based town in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia revives US$34bil China-backed project to develop transit-based town in Kuala Lumpur

Malaysia will revive a US$34 billion Chinese-backed transport and property development that was abandoned in 2017, contributing to Beijing’s global infrastructure drive.

Your name is on the list: Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad makes Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People

Your name is on the list: Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad makes Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People

A familiar face has made Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People list this year, and it’s none other than our 93-old-is-gold Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. In the words...

Start filling up your empty Spritzers: Major Kuala Lumpur water cuts next week, some areas experiencing 86-hour disruption

Start filling up your empty Spritzers: Major Kuala Lumpur water cuts next week, some areas experiencing 86-hour disruption

In anticipation of Selangor state’s biggest ever water cut, the water authority overseeing the upgrade is telling the 620,000 households soon to be affected by the cut to story...

Man arrested under suspicion of assaulting seventh wife and son with weights and barbells

Man arrested under suspicion of assaulting seventh wife and son with weights and barbells

A seven-times married Sabah man was arrested last night, three days after allegedly physically assaulting his newlywed wife, and his son from a previous relationship. Using...

Malaysian ‘dangdut’ singer feels the wrath of conservatives after shirtless man cameo in music vid

Malaysian ‘dangdut’ singer feels the wrath of conservatives after shirtless man cameo in music vid

Can you hear it? Yes, the sweet, symphonic, synthesized sounds of dangdut, Indonesia’s pop folk genre that’s lies somewhere in the tabla and drum machine wasteland between...

Extreme Easter: Flogging, crucifixions in Philippines

Extreme Easter: Flogging, crucifixions in Philippines

A man was nailed to a cross with up to 10 more to follow as barefoot men beat themselves with flails on Good Friday, in a blood-soaked display of religious fervor in the...

Women protecting women: Female jeepney passengers team up to help distressed commuter from being harassed

Women protecting women: Female jeepney passengers team up to help distressed commuter from being harassed

Commuting in the Philippines is no walk in the park — add to that a sexual harasser and it’s a complete nightmare. That’s what a woman experienced inside a...

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

True blue Manileños, recent transplants, and visitors to our city all know — there is never a lack of things to do in Manila. This is Coconuts Manila’s guide to all things...

PH Embassy says Filipino hurt in Tripoli rocket attack, urges Pinoys to leave Libya

PH Embassy says Filipino hurt in Tripoli rocket attack, urges Pinoys to leave Libya

A Filipino man was reportedly hurt during “multiple rocket attacks” amid fighting in the Libyan capital of Tripoli last night (Libya time). Philippine Embassy Charge...

Palm Grill brings Southern Mindanao’s hard-to-find comfort food to the heart of Quezon City

Palm Grill brings Southern Mindanao’s hard-to-find comfort food to the heart of Quezon City

When most Filipinos think of Jolo, Sulu, they often imagine a town wracked by violence and bloodshed. For restaurateur Jose Miguel Moreno however, Jolo was once a beautiful,...

Marvelous Manila: A sweet escape to the action-packed capital of the Philippines

Marvelous Manila: A sweet escape to the action-packed capital of the Philippines

| Coconuts Singapore x Hilton | If adventure is your mission, check out Manila!

Style game on point: These 2 secondary school Instagram accounts make canteen food look cool

Style game on point: These 2 secondary school Instagram accounts make canteen food look cool

Some amazing aesthetics going on here.

Oh nothing, just 2 monkeys having a quickie on the freshly washed windshield of a car

Oh nothing, just 2 monkeys having a quickie on the freshly washed windshield of a car

Just two animals, monkeying around.

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

A quick digest of the coolest happenings in Singapore.

Woman attempts to smuggle cigarettes into Singapore by hiding them in sanitary pad packet

Woman attempts to smuggle cigarettes into Singapore by hiding them in sanitary pad packet

She tried to "smoke" her way through customs... and failed.

Slipper-gate: Myanmar president taken to task over footwear choice

Slipper-gate: Myanmar president taken to task over footwear choice

“I’m so ashamed, oh President.” Strong words to levy against head of state. What could President Win Myint have possibly done? An extramarital affair? A corruption scandal...

288 dead, over 1,000 injured over Thingyan: ministry

288 dead, over 1,000 injured over Thingyan: ministry

At least 288 deaths and 1,000 injuries were reported across Myanmar during this year’s Thingyan festivities, according to the Ministry of Information. While the ministry...

Defiant Rakhine rebels say ‘no peace by prayer’ in battle with Myanmar army

Defiant Rakhine rebels say ‘no peace by prayer’ in battle with Myanmar army

Rakhine rebels locked in a vicious fight with Myanmar’s army will not “get peace by praying”, its commander said as he vowed his forces will fight on despite...

Woman falls to death after summiting Myanmar peak; companions forced to abandon body

Woman falls to death after summiting Myanmar peak; companions forced to abandon body

It’s been six days since 28-year-old Saint Htet fell some 600 meters to her presumed death on Mount Phangran (or Phangran Razi) in Kachin State, where her companions, unable to...

Rights group slams arrests of satirical performers critical of military

Rights group slams arrests of satirical performers critical of military

Human Rights Watch today joined a chorus of voices condemning the government’s arrest over the Thingyan holiday of four performers who took part in a satirical thangyat...

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Marvelous Manila: A sweet escape to the action-packed capital of the Philippines

Marvelous Manila: A sweet escape to the action-packed capital of the Philippines

| Coconuts Singapore x Hilton | If adventure is your mission, check out Manila!

Sheer Disappointment: Ed Sheeran forced to cancel outdoor concert due to rain, lightning

Sheer Disappointment: Ed Sheeran forced to cancel outdoor concert due to rain, lightning

Ed Sheeran fans were left soaking in the rain, and possibly their own tears, after the singer cancelled an outdoor performance at the last minute because of a thunderstorm on...

Magic, comedy and more to ‘feel good’ about at Check Inn 99

Magic, comedy and more to ‘feel good’ about at Check Inn 99

A telepath, poet and comedian walk into a bar and … what happens next? Find out while having some laughs and doing some good next Friday at a night of live-performance comedy,...

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

Weekend Warrior: April 19-21

A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Hong Kong. Friday, April 19 Ska & Reggae Night State of Euphoria, Mousefx, Bulletproof HK, Trippylanez, and RASHO will...

420 Forever: Thailand’s 2 Cannabis Festivals Roll Out This Week

420 Forever: Thailand’s 2 Cannabis Festivals Roll Out This Week

There are not one but two festivals dedicated to cannabis culture happening this year in Thailand — one in Bangkok and another in the northeastern province of Buriram....

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