Double standard social distancing in Singapore, with Carolyn Teo | The Coconut Podcast | November 26, 2021
You’d think everyone would be happy with the return of unrestricted concerts, but Singaporeans are denouncing so-called double standards ahead of a charity show from the island’s darling golden boy, JJ Lin. Carolyn Teo from Coconuts Singapore tells us why Singaporeans are upset, why the public reaction may or may not be overstated, and a particular fun fact associating JJ Lin with Changi International Airport. To listen!
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YouTuber gives girlfriend a million dollar bunch for her birthday | Indonesian woman denounces son to police for selling furniture and a roof to fund dates with his girlfriend | Michelle Yeoh to co-produce 1MDB docu-fiction | Pro-democracy clothing store Chickeeduck to leave Hong Kong next year | Director accused of beating woman last night after Jam Factory event | Millions of US vaccine doses to Burmese refugees in Thailand: report | International flights may not arrive in Bali until next year: airport manager | Singapore and Malaysia to reopen land borders to vaxxed travelers next week
The Coconuts Podcast features impactful, weird and wonderful reporting from our journalists on the ground in eight cities: Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Manila, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Yangon and Bali. Hear headlines and insightful interviews on topics big and small, designed for people located in or interested in Southeast Asia and Hong Kong.