Ep. 8: Bombs in Bangkok | Manila’s Hate Factory | Flashpoint Hong Kong | When They Jho Low, You Go High | Overwatching Singapore

The battle lines have been drawn, and Hong Kong teeters on the edge. How white terrorism channels through Manila and where playing squad-based shooters has become a valid life excuse. A week after cheering a Bali hotel, we boo another. Finally, Teirra talks to people you wouldn’t.

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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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