Calm short-lived in Hong Kong | Death Sentences in Koh Tao Murders | Indonesia Officially Abandoning Jakarta | Serial Brown Bomber Strikes Hong Kong Pol

We talk about Hong Kong’s slide back into violence as police fire first live round since protests erupted three months ago. In Thailand, two migrant workers from Myanmar will be put to death for a savage double-murder on a resort island five years ago despite lingering doubts of their guilt. After 17 centuries, the great city of Jakarta’s days are numbered, and a massive effort to relocated the capital has been announced.

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.