Latest posts by Mong Palatino from August, 2009
After reviewing the country's recent economic statistics, News in Bangkok observes that Thailand's economy remains under recession.
Economist Peter Nelson writes about the education system of Vietnam.
Tour de Timor has 300 registered competitors, 50 International volunteers and thousands of Timorese volunteers. The race was organized to promote peace.
Khmerbird gives a few pointers for expats on how to make friends in Cambodia
Blogger Huy Duc, who writes under the pen name “Osin,” was fired from his job in a Saigon newspaper after Communist authorities in Vietnam complained about his writings
According to The Irrawaddy News, seven brands of cooking oil that had been banned for health reasons in Myanmar are now on sale again in Yangon after government authorities recommended their sale in the market.
The political party which banned the concerts of Beyonce, Avril Lavigne and Gwen Stefani in Malaysia is now proposing to ban the "sinful" Michael Learns to Rock concert. Malaysian Muslims can't also watch a Black Eyed Peas concert because the show is sponsored by an alcohol company.
As A(H1N1) panic continues to grip the world, the cost of face masks continues to rise as well. Laos citizens are complaining.
Patuxay Monument in Vientiane is the most famous symbol of Laos nationhood. It is always compared to the Arc de Triomphe in Paris
Laos students are required to study French and English languages. In some border areas, Chinese and Vietnamese languages are also taught to students.
The Cambodian government plans to build the country's biggest prison center which can house more than 2,500 inmates.
Motorists and tuk tuk drivers in Cambodia staged a protest against the traffic police for confiscating the motorbikes of those who violate traffic laws.
The Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity is an organization in Cambodia working with survivors of acid attacks. Many victims of acid attacks in Cambodia are women.
He is a Singaporean taxi driver, blogger, and PhD holder from Stanford University. Singapore netizens describe him as the “most educated taxi driver in the world.” His name is Dr. Mingjie Cai.
The Free Lancer asks if the preamble of the Philippine Constitution is grammatically flawed.
Touched by an Angel from the Philippines narrates how she helped her daughter apply for voter's ID card in a village center.
Last August 17, Indonesians celebrated the 64th anniversary of their Independence Day. To mark the occasion, almost 2,500 scuba divers attempted to break the world record of “Most People Scuba Diving Simultaneously”.
Rozan Yunos provides a brief historical sketch on how Brunei got its name.
Rozan Yunos writes about the water supply situation in Brunei today.
Mental Jog from Malaysia opposes the proposal to ban the selling of alcohol in some areas of the country.
Various human rights groups have accused the Cambodian government of setting up a de facto AIDS colony when it resettled 40 families with HIV and AIDS to a village 25 kilometers outside Phnom Penh City