Indonesia’s new penal code: more than unsexy time + other top stories | WTF SEA + HK | December 8, 2022
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The Indonesian parliament quietly passed a bill to revise its colonial-era penal code, with much of the media attention turned to all but one provision: outlawing sex between non-spouses. Coconuts Regional Managing Editor Andra Nasrie gives us the lowdown on what that’s really about, and why people ought to pay attention to other parts of the bill aside from policing sexy time. Tune in!
Other stories include:
RKUHP: Indonesia’s proposed new criminal code has a conservative slant, but should we be worried? | Former Malaysian PM denies stealing RM600 billion | Woman from the Philippines raped by American man in Canggu while her friend held her down: Police | 2 meteor showers will light up the Philippines’ night sky in December | Hail Satan? Church-burning Norwegian black metal band coming to Bangkok | COCO CRINGE: Singapore minister puts out anti-scam advisory through TikTok dance
WTF is up in Southeast Asia + Hong Kong 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 on matters large and small, designed for people located in – or curious about – Southeast Asia and Hong Kong.