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Mong Palatino · April, 2010

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 April, 2010

Thailand: Online censorship amid protests

As Red Shirt protesters in Thailand continue to press their demand for the resignation of the Prime Minister, the government is also doing everything to weaken the protests, including the...

Laos: Rural food

Rambling Spoon, who spent nine days in Phongsali province in Laos, kept a diary of what they ate in Laos.

East Timor: Resignation through SMS

East Timor Foreign Minister Zacarias da Costa reportedly resigned his post through SMS.

Brunei: Salaries of hospital doctors

Brunei Doctors Mess Club writes about the salaries received by hospital doctors in Brunei.

Philippines: 2010 iBlog Summit

The 6th Philippine Blogging Summit, or iBlog was successfully held at the University of the Philippines.

Malaysia: Hulu Selangor by-election

anilnetto shares his views about the recently concluded by-election in Hulu Selangor, Malaysia

Myanmar: Mystery disease outbreak

A mystery disease has broken out in Myanmar. Symptoms include a high fever, bruising and swollen face and legs.

Thailand: Songkran 2010

Richard Barrow posts pictures of Songkran 2010 festivities in Thailand. Songkran is the start of the traditional Thai New Year.

Myanmar: Yan Byae Island

Speaking Out Loud writes about Yan Byae Island located near the coast of Rakhine State in Myanmar. The island was listed by a website as one of the “top ten...

Myanmar: Hundreds injured in bomb blasts

At least 170 people were injured in three bomb blasts in Rangoon, Myanmar during the celebration of the Burmese New Year last weekend.

Thailand, Myanmar: See Mon Market

Hungry Guide from Thailand visited the See Mon Market and blogged about the various Burmese food items and other products for sale in the market

Thailand: Bangkok taxi in museum

Dale uploads a photo of a cross-section of a Bangkok taxi which is on display in the Museum of Siam

Laos: Song contest in honor of Ho Chi Minh

A song contest was launched in Laos to honor the 120th birth anniversary of Vietnamese leader Ho Chi Minh

Vietnam: Texting while driving

TW doesn't think that the danger of texting while driving in Vietnam is a pandemic threat and asserts that other traffic safety issues must be given more discussion.

Vietnam: Work permit for foreigners

Thomas Wanhoff complains about the difficulty of requesting a work permit for foreigners in Vietnam

Thailand: Soldier's story of violent clash

Prachatai has published the account of an anonymous soldier about the violent crackdown of the Red Shirt protest last Saturday which resulted in 21 deaths.

Thailand: Last images from camera of slain reporter

Reuters uploaded photos from the camera of its slain photographer Hiro Muramoto who was covering the Red Shirt protest in Thailand. An investigation is ongoing about how the crackdown on...

Cambodia: Khmer New Year 2010

It’s Happy Khmer New Year in Cambodia, celebrating the year of the tiger.

Thailand: Citizen videos of violent clash

Citizen videos are now online which allow us to view the violent scenes during the Saturday crackdown on the Red Shirt protesters in Thailand by the military. The clash between...

Thailand: Bloggers document violent clashes

21 dead. 858 injured. These were the casualties during the Saturday violent clash between Red Shirt protesters and soldiers in Thailand. Bloggers were in the middle of the action documenting...

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