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Mong Palatino · January, 2011

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 January, 2011

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi's party launches new website

Aung San Suu Kyi's party, the National League for Democracy, has launched a new website. The NLD is the main opposition party in Myanmar.

Vietnam: Saigon earthquake

Adventure as Miss Saigon blogs about the recent 4.8 earthquake which hit Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Twitterers like MoodyRain, eds_m, and nguyenhimself also tweeted about it.

Vietnamese Calligraphy

HCMC Today describes a sample of the Vietnamese Calligraphy in Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street in Vietnam.

Vietnam: Vanishing landmarks

TW in Vietnam blogs about the vanishing landmarks in Saigon and the need to preserve historical sites in the city.

Vietnam to expel undocumented foreign workers

saigonnezumi discusses the social and economic impact if Vietnam decides to expel about 30,000 undocumented foreign workers.

Philippines: Oldest Catholic University

Filipino netizens use the #ust400 hashtag to celebrate the 400th year of the University of Sto. Tomas, Asia's oldest Catholic university.

Wanted: More Babies Needed in Singapore

Singapore’s total fertility rate has decreased to an all-time low at 1.16 percent. To increase population, the government proposes to increase the number of foreign workers and residents in the...

Cambodian Children Books Project

Cambodian Children Books Project is a collaborative effort of a team of Cambodian writers/artists to create reading books in Khmer for Cambodian school children in Cambodia.

Cambodia: Garment Worker Open University

Anne Elizabeth Moore blogs about the Garment Worker Open University project in Cambodia. It aims to unite factory workers in Phnom Penh and inform them about their legal rights

Cambodia: Blogspot still blocked by one ISP

Blogspot is still being blocked by one ISP even if it has been “unblocked” by other networks in Cambodia. The government was accused of ordering the networks to block Blogspot...

Cambodia: TEDx Phnom Penh

Preparations are ongoing for TEDx Phnom Penh which will take place on February 5.

Singapore: Online transgender beauty pageant

Tru Me is Singapore's online transgender beauty pageant which will be launched next month.

The last rural village in Singapore

The Long and Winding Road revisits the last rural village in Singapore

Singapore's real economy

Reacting to the high ranking of Singapore in the global index of economic freedom, blogger econospeak insists that the prosperous city state is actually a “curious mixture of socialism and...

Singapore: National Authentication Framework project

techgoondu previews the National Authentication Framework project of Singapore which will go live later this year. Through a single log in, it allows netizens to carry out online transactions with...

Singapore: Salary of foreign maids

kaffein-nated from Singapore discusses the mandated increase in the salary of foreign maids while locals continue to wait for a pay increase.

Laos: Hmong New Year 2011

Lao Voices uploads several video clips of Hmong New Year 2011 celebration through out Laos.

East Timor: Start of budget deliberations

La'o Hamutuk blogs about the start of the 2011 budget deliberations in East Timor.

Singapore: Using social media to promote clean toilets

The Restroom Association Singapore uses various social media tools like twitter, youtube, and facebook to promote cleaner public toilets in Singapore.

‘Korean War’ in Cambodia

Mary Kozlovski, writing for The Phnom Penh Post, writes about the reported boycott spearheaded by South Korean tourist operators against a popular North Korean restaurant in Cambodia. The restaurant is...

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