This week, our hosts talk to local rapper Subhas Nair about what activism means and how the Internet has rallied together to help save a man accused of drug trafficking from execution.
Other top stories include:
Teen couple in Lombok forced to marry for coming home after dusk | So Grand: Dinosaur, dairy cow, Thaiborg vie for best provincial costume | ‘She’s nuts!’ Cardboard cutout of Carrie Lam guest stars on Conan O’Brien talk show | Makeup brand removes ad that used same model for different skin color, races | Love drowns out the hate after Singapore hotel features gay couple | ‘We have clearly failed’: Realtors apologize for video deriding Indian culture | ‘Let us explain’: iQIYI sorry for embarrassing ‘Anal Malaysia’ poster
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.