The last episode of the year does not disappoint with this week’s stories true to the WTF brand: notably allegations of security personnel sticking fingers in festival goers’ bras and grabbing crotches at the recent 808 Festival in Bangkok. Coconuts Bangkok Nicky Tanskul (who was also there at the EDM fest) sheds light on the account of a female attendee who came with receipts.
We also reminisce on the year that was through highlights on the podcast. Tune in!
Other stories include:
Thumbs down: East Nusa Tenggara man finds human finger in his plate of sayur lodeh | Search or assault? Thai security grab crotches, stick fingers under bras at ‘808 Festival’ | Blitar Mayor and wife bound, gagged, and robbed at their residence: Police | Activists call on Malaysian government to assist Rohingya refugees stranded at sea | Filipino actress Dolly de Leon gets Golden Globes nod for ‘Triangle of Sadness’ | Best spots in Singapore to soak up the Christmas vibes
WTF is up in Southeast Asia + Hong Kong 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 on matters large and small, designed for people located in – or curious about – Southeast Asia and Hong Kong.