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 Thailand.

Other stories include: Bangkok left high and dry after booze ban indefinitely extended | Singaporean robot gently scolds park-goers into COVID compliance | Hong Kong continues streak of no new coronavirus cases | Indonesian education consultant slammed over controversial seminar on how to marry a ‘bule’ | Officials say Bali zoos being closely monitored as concerns rise over animals going hungry

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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