We seat you not: Chairs stolen from BKK stadium + more top stories | WTF SEA + HK | July 21, 2022

Last week’s “Red War” in Bangkok saw Manchester United trounce Liverpool to the delight of Thailand’s football-obsessed population (except Liverpool fans, of course). In a display of an entirely different form of obsession, a woman was arrested for allegedly stealing over a dozen chairs and other merchandise after the match. Coconuts Bangkok’s Nicky Tanskul joins us this week to figure out her motive behind this unusual theft. Tune in!

Other stories include:

Rizieq Shihab released on parole after serving reduced sentence | Is Tropical Hut opening in BGC? | Deep concerns over restaurant built inside a cave in Bali | Add oil An An: Hong Kong’s 35yo panda reportedly ‘in poor appetite’ and ‘out of spirits’ | Hwa Chong Institution suspends teacher for promoting anti-LGBT falsehoods

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