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Mong Palatino · May, 2010

activist and two-term member of the philippine house of representatives. blogging since 2004 at mongster's nest.

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Latest posts by Mong Palatino from May, 2010

29 May 2010

Oil spill disaster in Singapore

A ship collision in Singapore Strait caused the spilling of 2,000 tonnes of crude oil into the sea. Singapore netizens are using the web to monitor and document the marine...

Philippines: Destroying another landmark

Vietnam: Eating “Op la” in Saigon

Vietnam: Report on online censorship

25 May 2010

Southeast Asia: Reactions to Thailand protests

The violent confrontations between the heavily armed soldiers and Red Shirt protesters in Thailand in the past week have stunned the world. What are the reactions of bloggers from neighbouring...

21 May 2010

Thailand: Blog reactions to Bangkok violence

Bangkok is now under full government control after government troops successfully removed the Red Shirt protest barricades in the city. Here are several blog reactions from Bangkok about the raging...

20 May 2010

Thailand: Arson in Bangkok, protests spread to other provinces

The anti-government Red Shirt camp in central Bangkok is already under military control but retreating protesters burned several buildings in the city. Protests also erupted in other provinces. Here are...

18 May 2010

Thailand: Red Shirt protesters remain defiant

The Red Shirts want a truce with soldiers but the government insists the protesters must first disperse before negotiations can proceed. Soldiers are already using live ammunition against protesters which...

16 May 2010

Bangkok clashes: Pictures, Videos and Twitter reports

Thailand Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva will not back down as he ordered the military to continue the operations against Red Shirt protesters in Bangkok. Abhisit insists the violent dispersal of...

15 May 2010

Thailand: Protest blockade ends in violence

The attempt of the Thailand military to blockade the Red Shirt protest camp in Bangkok ended in violence with 16 people dead and hundreds injured. Here are liveblog and twitter...

11 May 2010

Monitoring Philippine Elections through Social Media

The May 10 Philippine election was historic because it was the first time the country implemented an automated election system. Filipinos used various social media platforms to monitor the conduct...

9 May 2010

Cambodia: Freedom of Assembly in Freedom Park

Cambodia has designated a Freedom Park where citizens can use to air their grievances against the government. The Freedom Park is located far from government buildings. Protesting in other areas...

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