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Mong Palatino · December, 2008

activist and 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 December, 2008

31 December 2008

Thailand: Revenge of the reds

Forget the yellow protesters who occupied Thailand’s airports last month. Today’s anti-government protests in Bangkok are organized by supporters of the ousted government. They have vowed to launch bigger street...

Thailand: Text messages from the Prime Minister

Fiji: Offensive ads

Fiji: Dispute over local jobs

Myanmar: Pictures of fishing villages

Myanmar: Political prisoner commits suicide

Myanmar: Nine activists arrested during peaceful march

It’s not a happy new year for nine members of the National League for Democracy who were arrested near the Parliament building in Rangoon, Myanmar on Tuesday while demanding for...

30 December 2008

Southeast Asia: Controversies and tragedies of 2008

In the previous post (Southeast Asia: Newsmakers of 2008), I wrote about the major events that took place in Southeast Asia. In this article, I will highlight other stories which...

26 December 2008

Southeast Asia: Newsmakers of 2008

For Southeast Asia, 2008 was a year of terrible disasters, both natural and man-made. Rice consumption was reduced, milk products were contaminated with melamine, jobs were lost, bloggers were arrested,...

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