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Mong Palatino · December, 2011

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 December, 2011

25 December 2011

Singapore: MP Apologizes Over ‘Racist’ Remark

Singapore: Train Disruptions Spark Debate

Train disruptions marred the operations of Singapore's Mass Rapid Transport this month which inconvenienced thousands of passengers and generated a heated discussion about the quality and efficiency of the country’s...

23 December 2011

Philippines: State of National Calamity After Tropical Storm Sendong

A state of national calamity was declared by the Philippine president after tropical storm Sendong devastated many parts of north Mindanao Island. More than 1,000 people have already died in...

17 December 2011

Philippines: Storm Leaves Hundreds Dead and Missing

Hundreds died in many parts of Mindanao Island in southern Philippines after tropical storm Sendong hit the country last Friday. The casualties could be worse and may even reach more...

16 December 2011

Vietnam: What’s New at Barcamp Saigon?

More than 550 people registered and participated in the fifth Barcamp Saigon last week in RMIT International University, Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. The attendance surpassed the record number...

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Singapore: Latest Job Statistics

14 December 2011

Singapore: Stories of Migrant Workers

The number of foreign workers in Singapore continues to rise but little is known about their working and housing conditions. Curious to know the personal stories of migrant workers in...

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