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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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Behind the collab ‘A Day At A Time’, with Gentle Bones and Clara Benin | The Coconuts Podcast | March 5, 2021

Behind the collab ‘A Day At A Time’, with Gentle Bones and Clara Benin | The Coconuts Podcast | March 5, 2021

In this episode, we talk to singer-songwriters Gentle Bones and Clara Benin about their new collab — an upbeat track titled ‘A Day At A Time’. As it turns out, it’s...

Sea Turtle trouble in Bali, with Sheany | The Coconuts Podcast | February 26, 2021

Sea Turtle trouble in Bali, with Sheany | The Coconuts Podcast | February 26, 2021

This week, we speak with Coconuts Bali’s Sheany to find out why so many Sea Turtles have washed ashore in Bali.  Other stories include:  Thailand rejects speculation...

The plant-based food boom in Bangkok, with Jug Sriyananda | The Coconuts Podcast | February 19, 2021

The plant-based food boom in Bangkok, with Jug Sriyananda | The Coconuts Podcast | February 19, 2021

Plant-based eateries have been sprouting across Bangkok, and we speak with BK Magazine writer Jug Sriyananda to see if there’s a place for veggie substitutes in Thai cuisine....

Taking a leaf from Ann Gacutan’s planner, with Ann Gacutan | The Coconuts Podcast | February 12, 2021

Taking a leaf from Ann Gacutan’s planner, with Ann Gacutan | The Coconuts Podcast | February 12, 2021

This week, we speak with Ann Gacutan, creator of the Self-made Sunday Planner about how mindfulness (and a cute planner!) can go a long way in helping us make better use of our...

Aerobics, dangdut and accidentally filming a coup, with Min Ye Kyaw | The Coconuts Podcast | February 5, 2021

Aerobics, dangdut and accidentally filming a coup, with Min Ye Kyaw | The Coconuts Podcast | February 5, 2021

At any other time and place, filming a video of yourself doing aerobics to some dangdut wouldn’t be considered that noteworthy. But for Khing Hnin Wai, it was what catapulted...

Behind the bilingual bop ‘Won’t You Come Around’, with Charlie Lim and Aisyah Aziz | The Coconuts Podcast | January 29, 2021

Behind the bilingual bop ‘Won’t You Come Around’, with Charlie Lim and Aisyah Aziz | The Coconuts Podcast | January 29, 2021

This week, Singaporean songbirds Charlie Lim and Aisyah Aziz come around and chat with us about their soulful new collab. Lyrics in English and Bahasa Melayu? This song’s...

How to navigate dating apps in Singapore, with Nixalina Watson | The Coconuts Podcast | January 22, 2021

How to navigate dating apps in Singapore, with Nixalina Watson | The Coconuts Podcast | January 22, 2021

This week, we speak with love coach and Sex & Singapore City podcast host Nixalina Watson to learn about the colorful world of dating apps in Singapore. Other stories...

How to make boredom work for you, with Martin Lindstrom | The Coconuts Podcast | January 15, 2021

How to make boredom work for you, with Martin Lindstrom | The Coconuts Podcast | January 15, 2021

This week, we learn some tips on how to do life in lockdown a little better from Martin Lindstrom, Danish neuroscience brand consumer expert and New York Times best-selling author...

Sex, Scandals & Viral Posts: The most-read Coconuts stories of 2020, with Julianne Greco | The Coconuts Podcast | January 8, 2021

Sex, Scandals & Viral Posts: The most-read Coconuts stories of 2020, with Julianne Greco | The Coconuts Podcast | January 8, 2021

We’re back! In this first episode of the year, we check in with Audience Development Manager Julianne Greco to find out which stories you loved most in 2020.  Other stories...

One American man’s hunt for his long-lost Thai love, with Todd Ruiz | The Coconuts Podcast | December 18, 2020

One American man’s hunt for his long-lost Thai love, with Todd Ruiz | The Coconuts Podcast | December 18, 2020

This week, we speak to Coconuts Bangkok Managing Editor Todd Ruiz about William Bruce, a retired wartime army physician and his quest to find a Thai woman he met more than 50...