In Indonesia, one man threatened to blow up a local McDonald’s because he thought Italians (?) created coronavirus. Meanwhile in Hong Kong, an alleged Triad gang member made a late night attack on a McDonald’s employee after being asked to wear a mask.
Other top stories on this week’s podcast include: Sajat responds to haters over racy bikini photos | Bangkok axe club strikes back at farang ‘dual pricing’ | Narelle Kheng Trump-shames Xiaxue for defending racist tweets | Russian tourist stuck around Bali airport detained
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.