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Mong Palatino · November, 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 November, 2008

Sleepless and stranded in Thailand

There are more than a hundred thousand stranded passengers in Thailand and nearby countries after anti-government protesters forced the shutdown of Bangkok’s two major airports. What are the views of...

Thailand: Airport takeover and Twitter

Twitter has become an interesting and good source of information about what is happening in Thailand. Twitter users in Bangkok have been exchanging travel tips, news updates, and opinions about...

Thailand: Protesters occupy airports

Thousands of anti-government protesters have occupied Bangkok’s two airports which paralyzed air travel in Thailand. The protesters want the elected government to be removed.

Singapore: Economy and rights

Searching for blogs in Myanmar

Myanmar: Social networking site

Indonesia: “Security camera” show in a hotel TV

Indonesia: Elections and used car markets

Thailand: Rallies and Twitter updates

Thailand’s anti-government protesters have surrounded the Parliament building; they are demanding the resignation of the Prime Minister. Thai bloggers and Twitter users have been sending updates about the protest actions...

Philippines: Hunger and poverty

Malaysia: Yoga is OK for Muslims but…

Laos: Street lighting

Thailand: Protesters surround Parliament building

East Timor: Air quality

Humanitarian crisis in south Philippines

The fighting between government troops and Muslim separatist rebels in the last three months has not stopped. More than 610,000 people have been displaced already. The situation of refugees is...

Thailand: Blast inside protest site

Vietnam/Singapore: Bridal service controversy

Philippines: Typhoid fever downs 77

Philippines: Bloggers file impeachment case against president

Cambodia's new intellectuals

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