Did you know that we consume a credit card’s worth of plastic each week? Or that we can easily save thousands of bottles by just carrying a water tumbler? There’s a lot of chatter about plastic pollution, and people can’t even seem to agree on the best way to reduce plastic! So we spoke to Filipina actress, UN Goodwill Ambassador for Environment Programme, and The Podcast of Plastic host Antoinette Taus as she sheds light on the plastic waste problem in Asia-Pacific. Tune in!
Other stories include:
Russian ‘yogi’ apologizes for posing naked on sacred Balinese tree, turns herself over to police | Shake Shack coming to Bangkok | Beaches & pools to reopen in Hong Kong on May 5, bars & karaoke lounges can open from May 19 | KPK nabs Bogor Regent Ade Yasin over bribery suspicion | Despite risk of expulsion, Iglesia ni Cristo members openly defy church leaders’ endorsement of Bongbong Marcos-Sara Duterte tandem | Singapore publisher to recall Chinese books with pentagram | NUG’s nuts cradled by ‘ball lifter’ exile media: Tat spox
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.