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 her into the spotlight. All it took was to accidentally capture the moment a coup unfolded behind her. We speak with Matthew (Min Ye Kyaw) from Coconuts Yangon about the historic moment.
Other stories include:
Elderly Thai man in San Francisco killed by teen in unprovoked attack | Foreign tourist arrivals in Bali hit decade low | Nunuk Nuraini, the woman behind Indomie’s iconic flavors, dies at 59 | Bakery chain Maxim’s fined after customer finds lizard in pork bun | All eyes on Minister Annuar Musa’s fancy watch during speech on poverty | Philippine Airlines to retrench 2,300 workers as COVID decimates travel industry | ‘Not fathomable or even believable’ that gov’t misspoke on TraceTogether: Singapore opposition leader
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.