The Coconuts Podcast is back! And the coronavirus pandemic is wreaking havoc across the globe | March 27, 2020

We’re back with a brand new episode of The Coconuts Podcast! It’s been a while, and a lot has changed since our last episode — namely, a global pandemic.

You’ve probably seen a coronavirus headline (or several) recently, and COVID-19 certainly dominates this week’s episode. From Thailand travel bans and bar closures to antiviral Singaporean cabbies laying down the law on cleanliness, this episode is all about coronavirus across the region.

Headlines include:

Support Coconuts’ original journalism and features on all platforms by becoming a patron or COCO+ Member.

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.

Download or stream it now from a variety of platforms including on, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, and Whooshka. We’ve also partnered with Google to bring The Coconuts Podcast to all of its Google Assistant-powered devices, from smartphones to home automation systems.

Send this to a friend