Latest posts by Mong Palatino from October, 2008
Nuon Phymean from Cambodia is one of the nominees for the CNN Hero of the Year Award. She has helped a lot of children in Phnom Penh by providing free...
The ancient capital of Hoa Lu in the Ninh Binh province of Vietnam is being proposed as a possible UNESCO world heritage site.
Indonesia now has an anti-porn law which critics say will curtail freedom of speech and traditional practices. Via Twitter, Aulia comments: “If only people would read the entire ‘porn’ law...
Singapore is a major financial center in the world. It is also one of the richest countries in Asia. Unfortunately, it is not immune to the economic aftershocks caused by...
Screenshots writes about the low ranking of Malaysia in Reporters Without Borders’ Press Freedom Index.
Thailand plans to ban websites that attack or defame its monarchy.
Adding to the woes of Myanmar farmers are rats which are invading fields in West Myanmar
Rainbow Bloggers Philippines is a blog dedicated to LGBT Filipino bloggers worldwide.
Soldiers and even non-combatants are using Buddha amulets when they are on duty.
Writers Myat Soe and May Ng discuss the views of Burmese Americans about the U.S. elections
What are the views of several Southeast Asian bloggers about the global financial crisis? First, an authoritative voice: Malaysia's former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. He points out the double standard...
Bisean lists the film entries of Southeast Asian countries to the Best Foreign Language Film category of the Oscars.
After the China milk scandal, Jewelle notes that in Malaysia some popular food brands are also allegedly contaminated. Are we living in the era of contaminated food?
What are some of the advantages of working in Brunei: “peace, no income tax, heavily subsidized petrol price, excellent education facilities for the kids and one of the lowest inflation...
Congratulations to the organizers and participants of the 2nd Mindanao Bloggers Summit in General Santos City. Mindanao is the Philippines’ second biggest island.
Three Indonesian men will be executed next month over the 2002 Bali bombings. Early this month, a cleric accused the CIA of being behind the bombings.
Indonesia is building world-class health facilities. It seems to be targeting the dollar-earning medical tourism industry.
Rule of Lords warns of food shortage in Myanmar, especially in the cyclone-hit areas. Crop failures were reported in fields inundated with salt water.
Christian Schafferer compares the tactics, practices and ideologies of Thai and Taiwanese protesters. Check also the interesting pictures inside the protest camps in Bangkok.