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Mong Palatino · December, 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 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...

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...

Rare Brunei stamp

Brunei: Stricter regulation in car purchases

Malaysia: Former king dies

Saigon Beer vs Angkor Beer

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,...

Singapore: Quotable (un)quotes of the year

Singapore Flyer, a white elephant already?

Singapore: Unnecessary study on Tsunami impact

Thailand: Blocked websites

Vietnam: Blogging to be regulated

Myanmar: Shoes, politics and colonialism

Vietnam: Extreme street cables

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