The Coconuts Podcast

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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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30 Cuisines in 30 Days with Tara Rattanaphas | The Coconuts Podcast | May 29, 2020

30 Cuisines in 30 Days with Tara Rattanaphas | The Coconuts Podcast | May 29, 2020

In this episode, we chat with Tara Rattanaphas, head of Grove: Coconuts Brand Studio, about her new mukbang-style live show, 30 Cuisines in 30 Days. She shares with us what it’s...

Being queer in Indonesia with singer-songwriter Kai Mata | The Coconuts Podcast | May 22, 2020

Being queer in Indonesia with singer-songwriter Kai Mata | The Coconuts Podcast | May 22, 2020

Being queer in Indonesia with singer-songwriter Kai Mata

Battlefield Bangkok: Inside 2010’s deadly protest crackdown with Todd Ruiz | The Coconuts Podcast | May 15, 2020

Battlefield Bangkok: Inside 2010’s deadly protest crackdown with Todd Ruiz | The Coconuts Podcast | May 15, 2020

Ten years ago this month, massive street protests came to a bloody conclusion in Bangkok when the Thai military sent in the troops to forcibly end them. Coconuts Bangkok’s...

The rise of hip hop in Asia with Yung Raja | The Coconuts Podcast | May 8, 2020

The rise of hip hop in Asia with Yung Raja | The Coconuts Podcast | May 8, 2020

We interview Singaporean rapper Yung Raja!

At breaking point, Thailand’s poor are killing themselves | The Coconuts Podcast | May 1, 2020

At breaking point, Thailand’s poor are killing themselves | The Coconuts Podcast | May 1, 2020

On this week’s episode of The Coconuts Podcast, we interview Bangkok-based editors Todd Ruiz and Chayanit Itthipongmaetee about the troubling recent increase of suicides in...

Singapore’s battles against COVID-19 outbreak in migrant worker dorms | The Coconuts Podcast | April 24, 2020

Singapore’s battles against COVID-19 outbreak in migrant worker dorms | The Coconuts Podcast | April 24, 2020

Singapore’s battle against COVID-19

Anak Krakatoa volcano goes kablooey | The Coconuts Podcast | April 17, 2020

Anak Krakatoa volcano goes kablooey | The Coconuts Podcast | April 17, 2020

Talking Anak Krakatoa with Dr. Devy Kamil Syahbana

Indonesian singer’s Doja Cat cover (in Japanese) blows minds and swells hearts | The Coconuts Podcast | April 10, 2020

Indonesian singer’s Doja Cat cover (in Japanese) blows minds and swells hearts | The Coconuts Podcast | April 10, 2020

On this episode of The Coconuts Podcast, we deep dive into the carnage that COVID-19 has caused to Bali’s tourism industy with Julianne Greco and Sheany. We also chat about...

COVID-19 updates from around the region and the streaming video scene in Southeast Asia | April 3, 2020

COVID-19 updates from around the region and the streaming video scene in Southeast Asia | April 3, 2020

COVID-19 updates from around the region and the streaming video scene in Southeast Asia | April 3, 2020

The Coconuts Podcast is back! And the coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc across the globe | March 27, 2020

The Coconuts Podcast is back! And the coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc across the globe | March 27, 2020

We’re back with a brand new episode of The Coconuts Podcast! It’s been a while, and a lot has changed since our last episode — namely, a global pandemic. You’ve...

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