Mong Palatino · December, 2006

Latest posts by Mong Palatino from December, 2006

Philippines: US Soldier Convicted of Rape

  21 December 2006

Early this month, US Marine Lance Corporal Daniel Smith was found guilty by a local court of raping a Filipina woman while three other co-accused soldiers were acquitted. This was the first time a US soldier was tried by a local court ever since the government allowed the entry of...

Philippines: A new Constitution next week?

  7 December 2006

Pro-administration Solons have been transparent in their intention to change the 1987 Constitution which they believe is already obsolete and hinders foreign investments. But few expected that they will attempt to accomplish their goal by changing the rules of Congress in order to pave the way for the swift approval...