Key member resigns from Myanmar advisory panel on Rohingya crisis

A key member of an international advisory panel on Myanmar’s crisis-hit Rakhine state has resigned, telling AFP on Saturday that the Aung San Suu Kyi-appointed board risks...

World Cup fever still raging in Rohingya refugee camps

The World Cup may be over but passion for the game burns bright in the world’s largest refugee camp, where Brazil...

World Cup fever still raging in Rohingya refugee camps

Demonic military paintings blocked by Myanmar customs authorities

Myanmar customs officials on Wednesday blocked the shipment of two paintings from Yangon to London. The artist, who was...

Demonic military paintings blocked by Myanmar customs authorities

Women accuse CEO of Myanmar human rights NGO of relentless sexual assault

Several women have taken to social media over the last week to accuse the CEO of a Yangon-based human rights and...

Women accuse CEO of Myanmar human rights NGO of relentless sexual assault

Wa Lone’s testimony unravels ‘secret documents’ accusation

For two weeks in December, Yangon police placed hoods over the heads of Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo while...

Wa Lone’s testimony unravels ‘secret documents’ accusation

5 fusion menus to power up your lunch

| Coconuts Yangon x Sprouts | Be good to your body with tasty salads and fusion bowls

New remote Philippine island resort Nay Palad Hideaway offers nests in the sky

Eco-friendly Bali brands: Where to find chic and green apparel, accessories, and skincare

5 Bangkok destinations that make you feel like you’ve left the city — cool compounds, art villages, nature scenes, and more

Garuda Indonesia wins best cabin crew award (again!), ranked 9th best airline in the world

This Borneo river cruise on a modern klotok allows you to glimpse orangutans in the wild

11 of the best beaches in the Philippines: Where to go instead of Boracay

6 best spots to sip on milkshakes in Singapore

Hip Ekkamai bar and eatery Nowhere BKK features mysterious stairways that lead to nowhere

Huai Khwang: Bangkok’s New Chinatown is buzzing with authentic food, shopping, and nightlife


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Smart, funny, and up-to-date, Coconuts Yangon will keep you in the know 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (okay not literally, we have working hours, and weekends off). As a city that’s seen an insane amount of growth in just the last few years, life in Yangon is never not exciting, to the point where it’s all a bit overwhelming at times. But don’t fret! We at Coconuts Yangon aim to deliver you everything from the latest restaurant buzz to viral Facebook posts to political happenings in detailed yet still bite-sized chunks. That being said, if you’re the kind of reader that prefers long reads, then (again) don’t fret — we also enjoy publishing longer interviews and personal essays on and by individuals that are doing something exciting, heartwarming, and/or just plain ol’ cool. But we’re not just about the words — in addition to our daily posts, we also enjoy dabbling in photo essays and videos that highlight different facets of life in Yangon that absolutely need to be shown, not told. (Psst, speaking of aspects of Yangon that need to be shown, feel free to follow us over on Instagram at coconutsyangon.) We also like to travel, so while most of our coverage pertains to Yangon, news from and on the rest of the country isn’t completely off-limits either. But at the end of the day though, Yangon is home, and it’s nice to know what’s going on at home. Hi, it’s great to meet you, we’re Coconuts Yangon.