Heads up, tourists: Bali is finally lifting its quarantine restrictions! While it’s a bit of good news for those aching to visit the island, is it all that it’s cracked up to be? The new policy has left some unanswered questions, so we roped in Coconuts Bali managing editor and island resident Amahl Azwar to give us the lowdown — including travel do’s and don’ts, as well as the Balinese dishes that should be on top of your bucket list. Tune in!
Other stories include:
You can now get your booster shot 3 months after your second jab | ‘I did not join Ukraine as a Thai national, but as a human being’: former airman volunteers to fight Russian invasion | ‘I wanna lick your p*ssy’: Singapore woman calls out catcaller (Video) | Panic buying: Hong Kong shoppers strip supermarket shelves bare amid lockdown fears | Ogoh-ogoh returns ahead of Nyepi tomorrow with COVID-themed effigies | ‘It’s here, bruh’: Scotland’s first Jollibee greeted by long lines in Edinburgh | Myanmar beefcake Paing Thakon free after 11 months in junta captivity
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.