Thousands of Hongkongers defied a police ban to commemorate the 31st anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre at Victoria Park on June 4, 2020. We speak with Coconuts Hong Kong Associate Editor Hillary Leung about the peaceful vigil, Hong Kong’s eroding autonomy, and its uncertain future under the looming national security laws.
Other stories include:
Ang Mo Kio grocer super sorry for overcharging snacky man S$1,000 | ‘Black Lives Matter’ rally set for Sunday in Bangkok | Bali beaches reopen only for foreign surfers to uphold ‘image,’ official says | Fury erupts after TikTok star DJ Loonyo says mass testing ‘shouldn’t be mandatory’ | Posh Peranakan restaurant sorry for swiping Indonesian dish | Photos show Thai health minister & friends totally ignore their own rules | Police raid Petaling Jaya nightclub with nearly 100 partygoers | ‘Take a good hard look at our own racism’: Man spotlights comments on migrant workers | Anti-racism protests in the US are shining the light on racism against Papuans in Indonesia
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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