Paranoia and xenophobia as Phuket plans to reopen to tourists | The Coconuts Podcast | August 28, 2020

Summer Lee and Vim Shanmugam take us through the top stories of the week!

Including: Paranoia, xenophobia meet plan to reopen Phuket to tourists | YouTuber Daud Kim says sorry to woman who accused him of attempted rape | Video shows Hong Kong domestic helper spitting into baby milk formula | Korean ‘oppa’ catcalled on Bali street sparks discussion on street harassment among Indonesians | After 90 years, Bangkok’s ‘Muslim Restaurant’ to serve its last mutton biryani | 2 Indonesian men arrested for allegedly forcing a toddler to drink alcohol | A ruff life no more: You can now catch an Uber with your pets in Hong Kong | Celebrities stop helping John Regala, alleging ‘constant and abusive self-medication’

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