Latest posts by Mong Palatino
8 December 2016
Almost 2,500 Facebook users shared the post, but the police singled out an activist calling for the restoration of democracy in Thailand.
5 December 2016
27 November 2016
"We need a culture of equality, not disrespect. As an athlete, I want everyone to know that strength does not mean dominance and aggression."
23 November 2016
"Is this the type of country that we Malaysians want to live in, where corruption runs amok, elections are rigged and innocents are placed behind bars?"
14 November 2016
There have been intermittent clashes between Buddhist nationalists and Muslim minority groups in several communities, especially in the western part of Myanmar.
10 November 2016
6 November 2016
"Purple symbolizes solidarity for people with special needs. The square logo of the Purple Parade symbolizes equality (equal length on all sides), inclusiveness and strong building blocks."
1 November 2016
"If we throw away ugly food just because it doesn’t look nice, then I think we are wasting these resources," a participant in Singapore's new food conservation movement said.
10 October 2016
"We can never forget – 40 years on, and still no one has been found responsible. They were violent, and unbelieavably cruel."
4 October 2016
2 October 2016
"If (the cultural ministry) monopolises any form of art, drains it of involvement by the common man, that art is likely to go extinct."
30 September 2016
"This unusual football field has proven that designing outside boundaries can help foster creativity used to develop these useful spaces."
27 September 2016
"Art becomes more important for the people to see and feel the reality, and motivate them to make changes in society."
23 September 2016
A drone video has captured the extent of land clearing in western Indonesia, which has caused a cloud of haze to descend in the region and in nearby countries.
18 September 2016
"We cannot measure (or reward) human endeavour by money alone but withholding it sends a wrong message to society too."
17 September 2016
Malaysian Animal Lovers Launch Online Petition Against Malacca State Law Banning Dogs at Terrace Houses
"Take action only [against] dog owners who do not comply through fines or means other than forcing them to give up the dogs."
12 September 2016
"It still amazes me to see these makeshift courts everywhere and anywhere and people of all ages playing – sometimes in only flip flops."
4 September 2016
"I was traumatized, frightened, and extremely sad. It was good intentions that brought me to work in Singapore and I cannot understand why I was treated so horribly."
25 August 2016
24 August 2016
Residents and investigative journalists have been using mobile phones and even drones to expose how mining is destroying the country’s watersheds and rivers.