We discuss Southeast Asia's booming gaming and esports scene with Ilyas Sholihyn, a content strategist at Singapore news website AsiaOne and avid gamer himself.
Other top stories include: BBC chef to cook rice with Malaysian YouTuber who roasted her | Thailand’s pandemic recovery ranked No. 1 on index | Police arrest American fugitive accused of making porn to survive in Bali | Singapore elderly woman whose devastating story went viral ‘very stressed’ by attention | Hong Kong’s Swindon bookstore closes its doors after 100 years in business | Najib Razak guilty in 1MDB trial involving transfer of US$10 million
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.