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Mong Palatino · February, 2012

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 February, 2012

Thailand: Facebook Blamed for Teen Pregnancies

Netizens in Thailand react to the report of the National Economic and Social Development Board that popular social networking site Facebook is partly to blame for the unwanted teen pregnancies...

Singapore: Reactions to the Proposed 2012 Budget

Netizens react to the proposed 2012 budget of the Singapore government, which includes a commitment to lower the country’s dependence on foreign workforce, greater assistance to the elderly, the disabled...

Indonesia: Should Government Censor ‘Rude’ Tweets?

Cambodia: Network Against Sexual Exploitation and Trafficking

East Timor: Oil and Politics

Southeast Asia’s Three-Wheeled Vehicles

Tuktuk, Beca, Kuliglig, Trishaw, Pedicab, Becak, Tricycle. These are the famous three-wheeled vehicles in the Southeast Asian region. They can be seen in the streets of urban centers but governments...

Malaysia: Petition Against Sarawak Dams

Cambodia: Information About Land Evictions

Vietnam: Land Rights Violations

Singapore Budget 2012

Thailand: “Reform the World’s Harshest Lèse Majesté Law”

Several groups, scholars, and activists in Thailand are demanding the amendment of Article 112 of the country’s Criminal Code or the lese majeste law, which forbids anyone from insulting the...

Myanmar: Banknotes of Burma

Thailand: “The Purple People Toilet”

Southeast Asia: Restoring Historic Towns

Southeast Asia: Climate Change and Smallholder Farmers

Saudi Journalist Detained in Malaysia for ‘Offensive’ Tweet

Reporter Found Dead in West Papua

Myanmar: Human Rights Violations Persist Despite Reforms

East Timor Presidential Candidates

Thailand: Scholars Press for Lese Majeste Law Reform

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