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Mong Palatino · November, 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 November, 2009

Singapore: Is It a City or Country?

Is Singapore a city or a country? This question seems silly since Singapore is globally recognized as an independent state. But for Singapore Law Minister K. Shanmugam, Singapore should be...

Thailand: Former Prime Minister Passes Away

Samak Sundaravej — former Bangkok Governor, cooking show host, and Thailand's 25th Prime Minister passed away last November 24. Read the reactions from Bangkok bloggers and twitterers.

Barcamp Singapore 4

Philippines: CNN Hero of the year

Successful BPO firm in Vietnam

Singapore: Bilingual policy on education

Singapore: Middle Class and recession

Singapore: Illegal employment termination

Singapore: New $100 banknotes

Philippines: TV Ads of Presidential Candidates

Election season has started in the Philippines. Check out the TV ads of presidential candidates which have been uploaded on YouTube.

Malaysia-Singapore Water Agreements Under Review

Singapore sources about half of its water supply from its neighbor, Malaysia. It has two major water agreements with Malaysia. One of these agreements will expire two years from now....

Malaysia: Selling sand to Singapore

Malaysia: Democracy and governance

Vietnam: Taxi fare refund

Indonesia: Youth, Art, and Nationalism

Indonesia: Some groups want to ban ‘2012’ movie

Thailand: Extravagant temple toilets

Laos: Southeast Asia Games Village

Australian Peacekeepers in East Timor

Thailand-Cambodia word war continues

Thailand-based bloggers react as the country’s former Prime Minister accepts a new role in neighboring Cambodia as economic adviser. Thai authorities are not amused. They accuse Cambodia of interfering on...

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