Latest posts by Mong Palatino from March, 2010
Gretchen Kunze writes how the drying up of the Mekong River is affecting Laos, the only landlocked-country in Southeast Asia
Sony Arianto Kurniawan from Indonesia has a personal website which displeased Sony Corporation because the latter claims it has legal ownership over the trademark Sony. Sony the corporation initially charged Sony the person in the court but dropped the charges later.
An Islamic organization in Indonesia has issued a fatwa (edict) which named smoking cigarettes as haram or forbidden.
Province officials of Bali and Papua in Indonesia are planning not to implement the recently passed Anti-Pornography Law by claiming that the law would “stifle traditional Balinese and Papuan culture.”
A 6.1 intensity earthquake rocked Manila and nearby provinces in the Philippines a few hours ago. Twitterers continue to share their experience and observations.
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake was felt near Manila, Philippines. Earthquake is now a trending topic on twitter.
The Lost Boy questions the accuracy of some positive economic indicators cited by East Timor officials.
Senor Pablo blogs about the “Brunei Foodies Go Pink” event whose proceeds will go to the Brunei Breast Cancer Support Group.
Jotman writes about a rabies epidemic in Bali, Indonesia
Lilian from Malaysia questions the pedagogic value of giving too many competency examinations to primary school children.
Media140 suggests websites that show online traffic maps of Bangkok, Thailand
The Bangkok Bugle reports that newspaper advertising increased in Thailand. However, magazine ads went down.
Jon Russell explains how Indonesia out-trended The Oscars on Twitter earlier this month.
Jon Russell reviews the findings made by the BBC Research on Internet Habits which covered Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines
Red Shirt anti-government protesters in Thailand also brought along a red shirt dog to the rally site last weekend.
The Prime Minister of Thailand has refused to step down despite the big protest rally of the anti-government Red Shirts last weekend. Now the protesters are ready to stage a "bloody" form of protest action. Bloggers and twitters continue to document the ongoing political crisis in Bangkok.
Despite the summer heat, at least a hundred thousand people marched in the streets of Bangkok yesterday. The anti-government Red Shirts are giving the Prime Minister until 12 noon today to dissolve the parliament and call for a new round of elections.
The March 12 anti-government rally in Thailand ended peacefully with the Red Shirts vowing to return to the streets this weekend as they continue to push for the dissolution of Parliament and the holding of new elections. Twitterers and bloggers post their reactions
The anti-government Red Shirts in Thailand are planning to stage a big rally this weekend. There is heightened tension and panic gripping the city of Bangkok. Bloggers share their views and observations.
Andrew Walker, writing for the New Mandala, blogs about the drying up of Mekong River in Indochina.
Nicholas Farrelly, writing for New Mandala, writes a short note about the role of women military officers in Myanmar.