The Coconuts Podcast

Coconuts

Top trending stories from Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, and beyond

The Coconuts Podcast delivers impactful, weird, and wonderful reporting by our journalists on the ground in eight cities: Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Manila, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Yangon, and Bali. Listen to headline news and insightful interviews on matters large and small, designed for people located in – or curious about – Southeast Asia and Hong Kong.

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Singapore Erupts Over E-scooters | Suicide Bomber Hits Sumatra | Hong Kong’s Dark Turn | Duterte (Doesn’t) Take a Holiday | Asian Women Need to Respect Themselves, Actress Maggie Q Tells Teirra

Singapore Erupts Over E-scooters | Suicide Bomber Hits Sumatra | Hong Kong’s Dark Turn | Duterte (Doesn’t) Take a Holiday | Asian Women Need to Respect Themselves, Actress Maggie Q Tells Teirra

Tons of show here from our eight newsroom throughout Southeast Asia and Hong Kong, including host Teirra Kamolvattavith’s interview with Nikita actress Maggie Q on bettering...

Why Thailand is UFO Central | These Beauty Pageant Rivalries Are Tearing Us Apart | Now Ear This: Open Season on Hong Kong Politicos |  Indonesian Teen Conned Into Sex | Bangkok Boggles at Woman’s Unimaginable (Alleged) Graft

Why Thailand is UFO Central | These Beauty Pageant Rivalries Are Tearing Us Apart | Now Ear This: Open Season on Hong Kong Politicos | Indonesian Teen Conned Into Sex | Bangkok Boggles at Woman’s Unimaginable (Alleged) Graft

Have we got a show for you. Todd and Teirra recount surviving ASEAN Summit 2019, unpack the most serious and ridiculous stories from throughout Southeast Asia and then strap into...

Every Day is Halloween in Hong Kong | Black Magic, Black Deeds in Indonesia | Thailand Tastes Toad Venom | The Flying Balinese High-Kick | Malaysia’s Billion Dollar Whale Surfaces

Every Day is Halloween in Hong Kong | Black Magic, Black Deeds in Indonesia | Thailand Tastes Toad Venom | The Flying Balinese High-Kick | Malaysia’s Billion Dollar Whale Surfaces

The Coconuts Podcast delivers impactful, weird, and wonderful reporting by our journalists on the ground in eight cities: Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Manila, Jakarta, Kuala...

Singapore up in arms over crab claw machine | Inside Indonesia’s Daring, Chicken-Based Cure for Digital Addiction | Interview with Southeast Asia-Bound ‘Honne’ | Surviving Slippery Road Sex in Penang | Palace Intrigue in Thailand

Singapore up in arms over crab claw machine | Inside Indonesia’s Daring, Chicken-Based Cure for Digital Addiction | Interview with Southeast Asia-Bound ‘Honne’ | Surviving Slippery Road Sex in Penang | Palace Intrigue in Thailand

Singapore draws a line at dangling crabs before they are eaten. Anachronisms thrive in Thailand. How Indonesia will wean youth from their devices with the power of lovable chicks....

4 Arrested Over Nudes of Singapore Women | Hong Kong Lawmaker Goes Down on Foreign Sausage | Cross-Hijabing Brings Crossdressing to Indonesia | How to Cook Coconut Milk Dog, Redux

4 Arrested Over Nudes of Singapore Women | Hong Kong Lawmaker Goes Down on Foreign Sausage | Cross-Hijabing Brings Crossdressing to Indonesia | How to Cook Coconut Milk Dog, Redux

This week on the Coconuts Podcast: An immodest proposal to make on dog meat and satire, a pro-Beijing firebrand marched out of Hong Kong's legislature for a way crude comment,...

Exposed: Singapore’s Telepath Menace | From Malaysia’s Next Top King to Deadbeat Dad? | Hong Kong Forces the China Question | Interview: Foreign Correspondent Held in Thailand | Bangkok Rap | Indonesia’s Mile-High Marriages

Exposed: Singapore’s Telepath Menace | From Malaysia’s Next Top King to Deadbeat Dad? | Hong Kong Forces the China Question | Interview: Foreign Correspondent Held in Thailand | Bangkok Rap | Indonesia’s Mile-High Marriages

Hear the week that was Southeast Asia and Hong Kong in easy-listening form. From Apple to the NBA, multinationals face a reckoning as consumers revolt against their appeasing...

Hong Kong Rains Chaos on China’s Parade | Two’s a Pair, Three’s a Marriage in Malaysia | One Filipina’s Rise From Singer to Sex Guru to Gov’t Spokeswoman | Questions Answered on Our Awful Haze

Hong Kong Rains Chaos on China’s Parade | Two’s a Pair, Three’s a Marriage in Malaysia | One Filipina’s Rise From Singer to Sex Guru to Gov’t Spokeswoman | Questions Answered on Our Awful Haze

The Coconuts Podcast delivers impactful, weird, and wonderful reporting by our journalists on the ground in eight cities: Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Manila, Jakarta, Kuala...

Inside the Secret World of Thailand’s ‘Pretty’ Models | Nightmare Hell-Mode in Indonesia | Spirit of Bruce Lee Fights on in Hong Kong | Bali’s Sexual PSA for Unmarried Tourist Couples

Inside the Secret World of Thailand’s ‘Pretty’ Models | Nightmare Hell-Mode in Indonesia | Spirit of Bruce Lee Fights on in Hong Kong | Bali’s Sexual PSA for Unmarried Tourist Couples

Are Indonesia’s hell-scape vistas the future we can look forward to? How Kung Fu legend Bruce Lee’s wisdom is informing Hong Kong’s pro-democracy resistance. A look inside...

Left for Dead in Bangkok | Hi-So Indonesian Ladies Brawl in Buffet Line | ‘Monk’ Cons Woman Into Sex to Bring Back Dead | We Interview Director of 1st Thai Cave Rescue Movie

Left for Dead in Bangkok | Hi-So Indonesian Ladies Brawl in Buffet Line | ‘Monk’ Cons Woman Into Sex to Bring Back Dead | We Interview Director of 1st Thai Cave Rescue Movie

The week was dark and full of crime. Take a spin on the tabloid side as we explain the murder mystery gripping Bangkok and the unbelievable awful a serial fraudster inflicted on a...

Thai Minister of Heroin Trafficking | Singapore Duo Break Dumb | Malaysian Morality Police Rush Threesome | Can Bangkok Be Accessible to All? | Heads Roll in Manila

Thai Minister of Heroin Trafficking | Singapore Duo Break Dumb | Malaysian Morality Police Rush Threesome | Can Bangkok Be Accessible to All? | Heads Roll in Manila

What a week. What weren’t we outraged about somewhere, at some time? In Thailand, a new cabinet minister’s past as a heroin trafficker was swept under the rug. Hong...