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Mong Palatino · June, 2012

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 June, 2012

16 June 2012

Understanding the Violence in Western Myanmar

Dozens dead, more than two thousand houses burned down, and thirty thousand residents have been displaced by the communal violence in Rakhine State, west of Myanmar. Who are responsible for...

13 June 2012

Indonesia: Sumatra Deforestation Mapping Tool

There is a new mapping tool that documents the disturbing loss of forest cover in Sumatra Island in Indonesia. Sumatra, one of the largest islands in the world, is known...

1 June 2012

Aung San Suu Kyi Visits Thailand

Ronald Reagan was still president of the United States the last time Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi left Myanmar. That was 24 years ago. This week she...

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