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Mong Palatino · November, 2006

activist and two-term member of the philippine house of representatives. blogging since 2004 at mongster's nest.

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Latest posts by Mong Palatino from November, 2006

25 November 2006

Philippines: Boxing Champ Captivates a Nation

Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is already one of the most popular icons in the Philippines today. His successive victories in the ring inspired a nation in need of a modern...

16 November 2006

Philippines: Toxic trade with Japan

Last September 9, Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi signed the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement or JPEPA in Helsinki, Finland during the Association of Southeast...

3 November 2006

Philippines: Honoring the departed

Most Catholic Filipinos celebrate November 1 as the day for honoring both the saints and the dead. Since many Filipinos visit their departed loved ones in cemeteries, November 1 is...

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