Mong Palatino · June, 2008

Activist and former 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 June, 2008

Philippines: Callous leadership?

  30 June 2008

Neo Filipino criticizes politicians, including the Philippine president, who visited the US despite the typhoon devastation and ferry tragedy which hit the country last week.

Thailand: Prime Minister and origami bird

  30 June 2008

Tor finds it amusing that Thailand's Prime Minister managed to make an origami bird while the opposition accused him of being unfit to run the country in a parliamentary session. The Curious Incidents of a Girl has a different opinion.

“Preah Vihear belongs to Cambodia”

  24 June 2008

Real Cambodia notes that mobile phone users are sending text messages to assert Cambodia's ownership of the Preah Vihear Temple. Thailand is also claiming the historic site.

Brunei: Improving the traffic

  24 June 2008

Winx @ Silver FairyAngel is not happy with the road network of Brunei. The blogger also has some tips on how to improve traffic in the country

Philippines: Ferry disaster

  23 June 2008

More than 700 are dead or missing after a ship capsized in central Philippines. Talim ng Araw blames the ship owners and coastal guards. Some pictures of the tragedy were uploaded by Ang Umalohokan.

Laos: Hydropower Plants

  23 June 2008

Phanomsinh has set up a blog to give regular updates about the construction of hydropower plants and dams in Laos

Malaysia: Motion of No Confidence

  22 June 2008

A Malaysian political party will file a motion of no-confidence against the Prime Minister on Monday. A blogger thinks the power struggle is also a battle for a prime real estate in Malaysia.

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