Cattle shit everywhere in Bali? + more top stories | WTF SEA + HK | August 11, 2022

We here try not to take the words of someone who is basically Australia’s Donald Trump seriously. But when far-right politician Pauline Hanson called for a border closure to Bali (which she referred to as a country, by the way) amid foot-and-mouth disease concerns because apparently there’s cattle shit everywhere, this was too hard to ignore. Coconuts Bali Managing Editor Amahl Azwar came on this week’s episode to debunk Hanson’s claims, while telling us what the cattle poop situation really is like in Bali. Tune in!

Other stories include:

Police general Ferdy Sambo faces death penalty for ordering bodyguard’s murder | Hong Kong to cut Covid-19 quarantine for arrivals to 3 days starting Aug 12 | Women, fight! Historic bouts KO ban at Thailand’s oldest Muay Thai stadium (Photos) | Over his head? Senator Robin Padilla roasted over suggestion that cable cars can solve Metro Manila’s traffic woes | Geylang Fury Road: Boiling woman nearly run over by frenzied fellow (Video) | Over one-third of Malaysian youths believe using two condoms is safer than one: survey

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