This week, we check in with the man behind Thailand’s top drag superstar Pangina Heals on what he’s been up to, and his thoughts on the recent protests.
Other stories include:
Indonesian man filmed tricking 2 boys into blowing condoms like balloons | Malaysian girl group Dolla says similarities with K-pop’s Blackpink just a ‘coincidence’ | Great Defecations: Poop to the classics in Singapore’s ‘Looterature’ toilets | ‘No Hitler mustaches, no Nazi costumes,’ German Embassy protesters warned | Pinoys wowed by photographer’s creative fashion shoots using everyday objects | Emergency Chic: Thai Airways turns life vests into fash-forward bags | A Hong Kong Instagram page posting creepily taken shots of women is a reflection of the city’s patriarchal society | Komodo Dragon vs Truck: Park officials announce temporary closure following viral ‘standoff’ photo
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.