Latest posts by Mong Palatino from February, 2011
Tonyo Cruz from the Philippines gathers online reactions to the proposal of a government agency to require the registration of laptops to prevent cybercrimes.
Anonymous_X gathers news reports about a doctor in Singapore who charged her patient from Brunei with a $24.8 million bill
Flying Low reacts to the news about the increasing number of runaway maids in Singapore.
Sgpolitics.net comments about the ‘flawed’ immigration policy of the Singapore government which favors the hiring of more foreign workers at the expense of its local workforce.
Spotlight on Singapore compares the human rights record of Singapore with Hong Kong and comments that Singapore is trailing in the area of political freedom.
A rally was held by Malaysian Indians in Kuala Lumpur to protest the continuing use of Interlok novel in schools. The controversial book, according to protesters, discriminates against the Indian community.
Since January, certain anti-government websites have been inaccessible in Cambodia. Service providers blame it on technical issues while the government claims it does not promote censorship. But media groups leaked a government letter asking companies to block critical websites.
Cambofest: Film and Video Festival of Cambodia will take place on the first week of March.
The Malaysian Department of Islamic Development has posted on its website the ‘Guidelines for Muslims Celebrating Religious Festivals of Non-Muslims,’ issued by the National Fatwa Committee for Islamic Religious Affairs.
Sao Darly gives an update on the Lao School building project in Champasaak Province.
Preetam links to several community festivals that will take place in Singapore next month: unEconomics2011, MusicCampSG, WorkCamp, SG Twestival 2011 and FilmCampSG
The Riles Network website was set-up by commuters who are opposed to the planned railway fare hikes in the Philippines
East Timor officials claim that young people who want to join the Defense force are on the rise.
East Timor will inaugurate its first football training center next month, according to Tempo Semanal.
The Myanmar government has finally allowed the use of prepaid phone cards in the country, according to The Irrawaddy.
More than 4,000 participants attended Barcamp Yangon 2011 in Myanmar which made it one of the biggest Barcamps in the region. The Xanga website was banned after a speaker (whose blog is hosted by Xanga) talked about web censorship in Myanmar.
Sambath Meas writes an open letter to the United Nations asking it to intervene in the ongoing border conflict between Thailand and Cambodia.
Blogger Unspun blames the lack of accountability for the rise of religious violence in Indonesia.
Indonesian citizens and netizens have formed a solidarity group to promote religious freedom in the country following the spate of attacks on religious minorities in the past weeks
Indonesia leads the countries in Southeast Asia with the most number of Foursquare users.
An editor of an independent media website in Thailand is facing trial for 'violating' the country's Computer Crimes Act. The case is closely monitored by netizens, journalists and human rights advocates who are worried about the state of Internet freedom in Thailand