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Fatty’s Bar & Diner’s ‘Bloody Beast’ has four shots, a burger, a hot dog, and a beer

When we saw photos of this insane take on a traditional Bloody Mary, we couldn’t look away. It had a long wiener...

Fatty’s Bar & Diner’s ‘Bloody Beast’ has four shots, a burger, a hot dog, and a beer

Model slash actress Amelia Henderson is posting her rap vids, we suggest a few names

Greetings, music lovers. We have an exciting new rap ingénue to tell you about, but before we go for the big reveal,...

Model slash actress Amelia Henderson is posting her rap vids, we suggest a few names

After appeal by Carrie Lam, Philippine authorities hand over ‘crucial’ evidence in case of long-detained HK prisoner

The defense team of a Hongkonger who has spent 18 years in a Philippines prison for a drug crime he denies committing...

After appeal by Carrie Lam, Philippine authorities hand over ‘crucial’ evidence in case of long-detained HK prisoner

Award-winning Singapore film described as a neo-noir with migrant workers, land reclamation and LAN gaming

Crazy Rich Asians may be all about the disgusting extravagance of the uber-wealthy in Singapore, but what about the...

Award-winning Singapore film described as a neo-noir with migrant workers, land reclamation and LAN gaming

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New apron at Bali airport due for completion ahead of IMF-World Bank meeting

New apron at Bali airport due for completion ahead of IMF-World Bank meeting

The Ministry of Transportation says that the new apron being built at Bali’s I Gusti Ngurah Rai International Airport should be finished before the big IMF and World Bank...

Indonesia’s ‘got it covered’: Foreign aid not part of Jokowi’s post-quake plan

Indonesia’s ‘got it covered’: Foreign aid not part of Jokowi’s post-quake plan

Indonesian President Joko Widodo visited Lombok this week, taking a trail motorcycle with the regional governor to view the wreckage at some of the island’s flattened villages...

Some foreigners in Lombok’s Gili islands refusing to evacuate, power back on

Some foreigners in Lombok’s Gili islands refusing to evacuate, power back on

Almost 50 foreigners have stayed behind in Indonesia’s Gili islands, despite a mass evacuation sparked by an earthquake jolting northern Lombok on August 5 that has killed...

Indonesia’s Bintang beer to be exported to USA, claimed to be American surfers’ ‘beer of choice’

Indonesia’s Bintang beer to be exported to USA, claimed to be American surfers’ ‘beer of choice’

Will Bintang be a star in America?

EXPLAINER: Two types of tectonic plate activity create earthquake and tsunami risk on Lombok

EXPLAINER: Two types of tectonic plate activity create earthquake and tsunami risk on Lombok

By Jane Cunneen, Curtin University dan Phil R. Cummins, Australian National University Several large earthquakes have struck the Indonesian island of Lombok in the past week,...

The Expat Files: Behind the crime scenes with best-selling author John Burdett

The Expat Files: Behind the crime scenes with best-selling author John Burdett

In Coconuts’ “The Expat Files,” writer Jim Algie picks the brains of the most famous — and infamous — foreigners in Thailand. Before publishing the bestseller Bangkok...

Fatty’s Bar & Diner’s ‘Bloody Beast’ has four shots, a burger, a hot dog, and a beer

Fatty’s Bar & Diner’s ‘Bloody Beast’ has four shots, a burger, a hot dog, and a beer

When we saw photos of this insane take on a traditional Bloody Mary, we couldn’t look away. It had a long wiener sticking out of it, a mini burger, and…was that a...

Five-meter-long king cobra caught in southern Thailand

Five-meter-long king cobra caught in southern Thailand

A very large king cobra was caught at a restaurant in southern Nakhon Si Thammarat over Monday’s Mother’s Day holiday, but as scary as that might sound, the restaurant’s...

Em-bare-assed: Thai Playboy model fined for booty spa review

Em-bare-assed: Thai Playboy model fined for booty spa review

A Playboy model was fined yesterday after her video review of a spa treatment — one that showed her bum being vigorously slapped during a slimming massage — went viral...

Typical Bangkok scenarios where the Coconuts app could come in handy

Typical Bangkok scenarios where the Coconuts app could come in handy

Coconuts started as a small operation right here in Bangkok seven years ago, and ever since, we’ve been committed to our mission of bringing you the weirdest, most wondrous...

China to introduce residence permits for Hongkongers living in the mainland

China to introduce residence permits for Hongkongers living in the mainland

Accessing public services for Hongkongers living in the mainland is about to get easier. Today, the State Council announced that, starting from next month, it would introduce a...

After appeal by Carrie Lam, Philippine authorities hand over ‘crucial’ evidence in case of long-detained HK prisoner

After appeal by Carrie Lam, Philippine authorities hand over ‘crucial’ evidence in case of long-detained HK prisoner

The defense team of a Hongkonger who has spent 18 years in a Philippines prison for a drug crime he denies committing has received potentially exculpatory evidence from the...

That awkward moment you tow a plane into a light pole: Cathay Pacific jet suffers serious damage in Rome

That awkward moment you tow a plane into a light pole: Cathay Pacific jet suffers serious damage in Rome

In what must have been a stomach dropping ‘oh shit’ moment for airport workers in Italy, a Cathay Pacific plane suffered serious damage to its wing after crashing into a light...

Domestic worker arrested after baby bathed with bleach

Domestic worker arrested after baby bathed with bleach

A Filipino domestic worker has found herself in hot water after a mother found bleach in the bathing solution she used to wash her infant daughter. The woman was detained on...

You now have 7,448,899 neighbors: Gov’t releases new Hong Kong population figures

You now have 7,448,899 neighbors: Gov’t releases new Hong Kong population figures

Hong Kong’s population increased by 57,200 people over the past year, according to new statistics, which show that one-way permit holders from the mainland made up the majority...

Concerns grow over animal welfare after one baby elephant dead, another injured in Sabah

Concerns grow over animal welfare after one baby elephant dead, another injured in Sabah

Authorities have released their preliminary findings from a post-mortem performed on a dead baby elephant that was found floating in Sabah’s Kinabatangan river by a tour boat on...

Malaysia court rules N. Korea assassination trial can proceed

Malaysia court rules N. Korea assassination trial can proceed

A Malaysian court ruled Thursday the murder trial of two women accused of assassinating the half-brother of North Korea’s leader can proceed — in a blow to their...

Johor Sultan invited to meet Pope Francis, aka the dope Pope, in Vatican City

Johor Sultan invited to meet Pope Francis, aka the dope Pope, in Vatican City

Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, a man with a zero-tolerance policy for those seeking to create racial disharmony in his state, (preach!) has been...

Model slash actress Amelia Henderson is posting her rap vids, we suggest a few names

Model slash actress Amelia Henderson is posting her rap vids, we suggest a few names

Greetings, music lovers. We have an exciting new rap ingénue to tell you about, but before we go for the big reveal, let’s go through a short rundown of the genre’s history,...

Malaysia court to deliver key ruling on N. Korea assassination

Malaysia court to deliver key ruling on N. Korea assassination

A Malaysian judge will Thursday deliver a key ruling in the trial of two women accused of the assassination of the half-brother of North Korea’s leader, with their...

Enforcers file charges against couple who allegedly attacked them in traffic altercation

Enforcers file charges against couple who allegedly attacked them in traffic altercation

Authorities have filed charges against a couple who allegedly attacked them after they were flagged down for a traffic violation in Makati City on Monday. Makati City Police Chief...

Musician Yan Yuzon parodies Ben Tulfo with #TulfoTwang videos

Musician Yan Yuzon parodies Ben Tulfo with #TulfoTwang videos

Musician and acting coach Yan Yuzon gave netizens a crash course yesterday on what he described as the “Tulfo Twang”– or the unique accent that broadcaster Ben...

PH authorities hand over ‘crucial’ evidence in case of long-detained HK prisoner

PH authorities hand over ‘crucial’ evidence in case of long-detained HK prisoner

The defense team of a Hongkonger who has spent 18 years in a Philippine prison for a drug crime he denies committing has received potentially exculpatory evidence from the...

PCOO reminds staff to be ‘mindful’ on social media after Uson’s federalism cheer

PCOO reminds staff to be ‘mindful’ on social media after Uson’s federalism cheer

Better late than never? Lorraine Badoy, the Undersecretary of the embattled Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), sent a memo on Monday to the PCOO’s staff...

NO 2-DAY HOLIDAY: Duterte declares Aug. 21 a holiday for Eid’l Adha

NO 2-DAY HOLIDAY: Duterte declares Aug. 21 a holiday for Eid’l Adha

Sorry guys, we’re not getting a 2-day holiday this month. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed a proclamation yesterday declaring  Aug. 21, Tuesday a regular holiday...

Weekend Warrior: Aug 17-19

Weekend Warrior: Aug 17-19

A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Singapore. Friday, Aug 17 Baybeats Now in its 17th edition, the alt music festival celebrates the final hurrah for its...

Award-winning Singapore film described as a neo-noir with migrant workers, land reclamation and LAN gaming

Award-winning Singapore film described as a neo-noir with migrant workers, land reclamation and LAN gaming

Crazy Rich Asians may be all about the disgusting extravagance of the uber-wealthy in Singapore, but what about the people on the other end of the spectrum? A Land Imagined — a...

Boat Quay’s new Mediterranean eatery offers a $17 lunch buffet of salads, dips, and meaty stews

Boat Quay’s new Mediterranean eatery offers a $17 lunch buffet of salads, dips, and meaty stews

You may have heard of takeaway kiosk Pita Tree Mediterranean Grilled Kebabs on Orchard Road, or perhaps you’ve previously splurged at its classier cousin, Persian restaurant...

Sushiro Singapore is well aware of their convoluted captions, which started as an in-joke

Sushiro Singapore is well aware of their convoluted captions, which started as an in-joke

The jig is up: Japanese food joint Sushiro Singapore confessed to The Straits Times that the ebulliently verbose descriptions of its food on social media is intentionally comedic....

Grab driver challenges himself to work for 24 hours, earns $912 on a Monday

Grab driver challenges himself to work for 24 hours, earns $912 on a Monday

A Grab driver who goes by the name of Sonic (gotta go fast after all) recounted on Facebook his experience in pushing himself to work for 24 hours as a personal challenge — an...

Tour operator fights for tourists’ right to drive motorbikes in Dawei

Tour operator fights for tourists’ right to drive motorbikes in Dawei

A tour operator is taking on the government of Myanmar’s southern Taninthayi Region to protect the right of foreign tourists to drive motorbikes in the Dawei Peninsula, one of...

Yangon-Mandalay railway upgrade stalls as Japan delays providing tracks

Yangon-Mandalay railway upgrade stalls as Japan delays providing tracks

A major overhaul of the Yangon-Mandalay railway that was meant to begin earlier this year has been delayed because Japan has failed to provide the railway tracks it pledged to the...

22 Chinese nationals arrested on kidnapping charges in Myanmar

22 Chinese nationals arrested on kidnapping charges in Myanmar

Myanmar police arrested 22 Chinese nationals suspected of smuggling, extorting, kidnapping, and holding 27 victims, also Chinese nationals, against their will inside Myanmar. The...

Student’s comment sparks Burmese #GamerGate

Student’s comment sparks Burmese #GamerGate

At a roundtable forum on youth literature hosted by Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi at Mandalay University on Aug. 11, a student named Nandar La Min Aye made a seemingly...

Missing Myanmar violinist found in Bangkok hospital after temple disruption

Missing Myanmar violinist found in Bangkok hospital after temple disruption

A Myanmar violinist who had been missing for more than 10 days was finally found in a Bangkok hospital on Monday, where is has been treated for a broken arm. Nyein Chan Oo, 39,...

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Weekend Warrior: Aug 17-19

Weekend Warrior: Aug 17-19

A quick digest of the coolest weekend happenings in Singapore. Friday, Aug 17 Baybeats Now in its 17th edition, the alt music festival celebrates the final hurrah for its...

Asian Games | G360live Festival | Kampoeng Legenda | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Long Weekend (Aug 17-19)

Asian Games | G360live Festival | Kampoeng Legenda | Cool Things To Do in Jakarta This Long Weekend (Aug 17-19)

What are you doing this long weekend?

Award-winning Singapore film described as a neo-noir with migrant workers, land reclamation and LAN gaming

Award-winning Singapore film described as a neo-noir with migrant workers, land reclamation and LAN gaming

Crazy Rich Asians may be all about the disgusting extravagance of the uber-wealthy in Singapore, but what about the people on the other end of the spectrum? A Land Imagined — a...

Filipino version of ‘War and Peace’ to be released by Filipino language commission

Filipino version of ‘War and Peace’ to be released by Filipino language commission

The Komisyon ng Wikang Filipino (KWF), or the Commission on the Filipino Language, yesterday announced that they have translated Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace into Filipino....

Heart Evangelista featured in ‘real Crazy Rich Asians’ video by Harper’s Bazaar 

Heart Evangelista featured in ‘real Crazy Rich Asians’ video by Harper’s Bazaar 

The upcoming film Crazy Rich Asians may be completely fictional but this new video from fashion magazine Harper’s Bazaar reminds us peasants that there really are people...

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