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Mong Palatino · October, 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 October, 2011

Thailand: Floods and Social Media

Many parts of Thailand are still flooded as the country continues to face the worst flooding disaster in the past half century. But some bloggers believe the flooding disaster has...

History of Medicine in Southeast Asia

Overview of Occupy Southeast Asia

‘Occupy’ protests are also spreading in Southeast Asia. Inspired by the global ‘Occupy’ movement, assemblies were organized this month in Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, and Singapore. Here is an overview of...

Myanmar: Local Politician Allows Opium Production

Myanmar: Video of Dissident Comedian Blogger Zarganar

Thailand: Video Animation About Flood Crisis

Thailand: Government Censored Thaiflood Website?

Thailand: Burmese Workers Arrested Outside Flood Zones

Why Occupy Singapore Failed

It seems Singaporeans are preoccupied with something else because nobody showed up in the OccupyRafflesPlace event which could have been the Singapore equivalent of the Occupy Wall Street protest. Bloggers...

Thailand: Flood Maps and Disaster Monitoring Tools

In an earlier post, Global Voices featured some of the online maps which were created to monitor the floods in Thailand. The flood disaster is already the worst that ever...

Malaysia: #cleanbefore13 hashtag

Vietnam: Halal Restaurants

Vietnam: Trial of Detained Blogger Postponed

Anti-Malaysianism in Indonesia?

Behold Singapore’s ‘Onternaut’ Netizens

They are online, they visit alternative websites, and they surf in the cyberspace like astronauts. They are Singapore’s ‘Onternauts’ or young netizens who use the internet to monitor news, share...

Thai Film Archive

Cambodia: Music Magazine

Thailand: Flood Situation on Twitter

Cambodia: State of the National Museum

West Papua: ‘Biggest Threat’ to Pacific Media Freedom

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