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Mong Palatino · September, 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 September, 2010

Singapore: Minimum Wage Debate

Should the Singapore government impose a minimum wage policy? Hong Kong’s recent decision to adopt a minimum wage policy has sparked a debate in Singapore as to whether the prosperous...

Southeast Asia: Blogging about Football

There are many football blogs in Southeast Asia that provide relevant news stories and updates about football matches and programs in the region. Here is a list of football blogs...

Thailand: Photo of Thai keyboard

Myanmar: BarCamp Mandalay 2011

Anti-censorship webmaster arrested in Thailand

The webmaster of an independent online journal in Thailand was arrested at Bangkok airport today on charges of insulting the monarchy. Local mainstream media has been quiet about the issue...

Philippines: Official twitter account of the government

Vietnam: Protecting endangered animals

Vietnam: ‘No Firewall’ website

Vietnam: Nutrition education

Malaysia: Historic labor town

Vietnam: Cash economy

Cambodia Tourism Magazine

Cambodia: Khmer Rouge and Nazi

Thailand: Red Shirts back in the streets

Philippines: President answers Facebook note

A facebook user wrote an open letter to the Philippine President expressing his disappointment with the two-month old government. The letter became popular in the web; even the president wrote...

Thailand Medical Tourism Blog Contest

The Tourism Authority of Thailand has launched a new blog contest to promote medical tourism. The decision of tourism officials to embrace social media is appreciated by many bloggers but...

Singapore, Malaysia: Mahathir Mohamad versus Lee Kuan Yew

Former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew commented that Malaysia's "race politics" could have been avoided if it adopted the multiracial policies of Singapore. Former Malaysian Prime Minister responded in...

Indonesia: Positive economic news

Singapore: MP posts Parliament questions on Facebook

Singapore: Tertiary Tech Conference 2010

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