This week, we speak to Coconuts Bangkok Managing Editor Todd Ruiz about William Bruce, a retired wartime army physician and his quest to find a Thai woman he met more than 50 years ago during the U.S.-Vietnam war.
Other stories include:
Ready for some lovin’? Thai tourism rushes romance to thirsty public | Stay Away: Filipinas warned against ‘sugar daddy’ websites | Russian influencer launches off Bali dock on motorcycle in social media stunt, police investigating | ‘This is indeed us,’ YouTuber Ryan Tan pays litter penalty with Dee Kosh | Indonesians are loving (and somehow believing) that a ‘triceratops’ has arrived at a recreational park in East Java | 42-year-old woman is Hong Kong’s youngest COVID-19 death not complicated by underlying disease | Domestic air travel resumes Wednesday in Myanmar | Seductive aroma of what?! Malaysian billboard becomes ‘butt’ of jokes
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.