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Mong Palatino · October, 2010

activist and 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 October, 2010

28 October 2010

Indonesia: Earthquake, Tsunami, Volcanic Eruption in 48 hours

Indonesia was caught unprepared this week when an earthquake, tsunami and volcanic eruption battered the islands in less than 48 hours. Casualties are expected to exceed 500 and thousands of...

26 October 2010

Myanmar's new flag and new name

Myanmar's new flag was unveiled for the first time last week. It also has a new name: it is now known as the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. Myanmar...

Flooding disaster in Thailand

More than 40 people are now confirmed dead due to rising floodwaters in the northeast and central parts of Thailand. Parts of Bangkok, the country’s capital, are now flooded too....

Myanmar: Cyclone Giri death toll rises

23 October 2010

Philippines: Popular dancing videos

Dancing prisoners. Dancing maids. Dancing flight attendants. And now Dancing Tax Collectors. Watch again these popular dancing videos from the Philippines.

Indonesia: Torture video

Thailand: New book on Lese Majeste

22 October 2010

Haze envelops Singapore

Haze in Singapore and south Malaysia! They blame it on the burning of trees in Sumatra, Indonesia where farmers are preparing for the crop planting season. Residents are coughing and...

Myanmar: Water problem

Myanmar: Lighting Festival

Cyclone Giri hits Myanmar

21 October 2010

Thailand: Worst flooding in decades

Heavy rains in the past weeks produced the worst flooding in many decades in the rural northeast of Thailand. Since October 10, flooding also hit 13 provinces of Thailand. Netizens...

Vietnam: Price control

Miss Earth Pageant and Vietnam's environment problems

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