In a country obsessed with fair skin, Malaysia’s brown women are finally in the spotlight

The #UnfairandLovely movement is making inroads here, but will it deter people from harmful skin-whitening products?

Long reads

Ab-Fab: As Malaysia’s king bids farewell to the throne, a look at some of history’s most notable abdications

Ab-Fab: As Malaysia’s king bids farewell to the throne, a look at some of history’s most notable abdications

Greetings, Coconauts. Tis us — Coconuts KL — lovers of pop culture, obscure references, and surprisingly — historical happenings. We have hidden depths. Last...

Pay to play: We visit the world of sugar dating, babies and their daddies

Pay to play: We visit the world of sugar dating, babies and their daddies

“We spent nearly three months traveling all over Southeast Asia,” said Abigail, a 22-year-old part-time student and self-described model. “Thanks to his financing of the...


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Coconuts KL Long reads

If you’re tired of reading short stories and you prefer something that will keep you entertained during your toilet breaks, our long reads about Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia are perfect for you. From topics ranging from the environment to politics to tech - basically anything, really - we guarantee that our long reads will take up 30 minutes of your time every day. Oh, did we mention that they are perfect for when you can’t fall asleep at night?