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Mong Palatino · October, 2006

activist and two-term member of the philippine house of representatives. blogging since 2004 at mongster’s nest. joined global voices in 2006.

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Latest posts by Mong Palatino from October, 2006

27 October 2006

Philippines: Reflections on blogging

Solar power teaches journalism in the premier state university of the country. While he appreciates the potential of blogging in the democratization process, he underscores the need to filter information...

18 October 2006

Philippines: Anti-terrorism bill in Congress

The Philippine government has certified as urgent the passage of an anti-terrorism bill. The Opposition has expressed alarm that the bill if turned into law would be abused by leaders...

12 October 2006

Philippines: The perfect storm

More than twenty typhoons enter the Philippines every year. But super typhoon Milenyo (international name: Xangsane) which recently hit the northern part of the country shocked everyone with its ferociousness...

3 October 2006

Philippines: Dengue outbreak in some provinces

Next to malaria, dengue is an important tropical infectious disease which has claimed many lives in the Philippines. The Department of Health identified the dengue hotspots in the country: Metro...

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