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Mong Palatino · August, 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 August, 2012

Thai MP Advice for Women to Marry Foreigners Stirs Controversy

Vietnam: Gay Marriage and Human Rights

Thailand: Petition to Stop Mae Wong Dam

Maritime Row with China Forces Philippines to Upgrade Defenses

The tension in the South China Sea has forced the Philippines to review its defense capabilities. In particular its maritime dispute with China boosted the demand to upgrade the country’s...

Philippines: List of National Roads

Myanmar: Mizzima Website Hacked

Philippines: Senator Accused of Plagiarism

A Philippine senator is accused of plagiarism when he delivered a speech without mentioning that he copied several parts of the speech from a blog. The senator, instead of apologizing,...

History of Cambodian Comics

Blogs Blocked in Vietnam

Vietnam: Human Rights Lawyer Attacked

Cambodia: Khmer Language Books Now Online

Vietnam: Unpublished Letter of Hồ Chí Minh

Malaysia: History of Islamic Education

Cambodia: Promoting LGBT Rights

Indonesian Street Art Database

Philippines: Floods Hit Metro Manila and Nearby Provinces

Strong rains caused huge floods in many parts of Metro Manila and nearby provinces in the Luzon Island of the Philippines. Manila-based Global Voices editor Mong Palatino gathers photos from...

Thailand: Videos Promoting Healthy Lifestyle

A Thailand health agency has been using creative video ads to promote a healthy lifestyle among Thais. Its recent anti-smoking ad went viral online and was described by many health...

Brunei's First Female Olympian

Singapore: ‘Transient Workers Count Too’ Website

Singapore: Crowd-sourced Lesson Plans for Educators

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