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Mong Palatino · January, 2009

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 January, 2009

Indonesia: Fatwa against smoking, yoga, vasectomies….

Indonesian bloggers are reacting to the Fatwa issued by the Indonesian Ulema Council which included, among others, a ban on yoga that contain Hindu elements, a ban on vote abstention,...

Rohingya Muslims facing cultural genocide

Protest Video: Dancing Filipina Maids In Hong Kong

There are videos of dancing Filipinos which were conceptualized as a component of protest campaigns. Last month Juana Change videos became popular in the Philippines. These videos were used to...

The plight of the Rohingya

Two-party system inappropriate for Singapore?

Fiji: Internet and BPO industry

Is New Zealand bullying Fiji?

Myanmar: Kachin Conflict

Cambodia: Demolition of Dey Krahorm Community

A community in Phnom Penh was demolished last Saturday. Aside from the violence, the demolition attracted attention because it was “one of the biggest urban redevelopment stories in the capital...

Thailand: Kissing in public

Brunei: Better pay for doctors

Indonesia: Psychological tests for police

Malaysia: Criteria for adding friends on Facebook

Malaysia: Support for retrenched workers

Vietnam: List of Tech bloggers

Thailand: Economic conditions last November 2008

Myanmar e-books

Myanmar: Extreme cold weather

Myanmar: Cyclone recovery will take four years

Malaysia: Lessons from the flooding disaster

Last week, flooding hit several areas in the Sarawak State of Malaysia. Bloggers recount their experience and the lessons to be culled from the flood disaster. The flooding was the...

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