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Mong Palatino · October, 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 October, 2012

Protest Against Rohingya Persecution in Myanmar

Thailand: Gun Crimes on the Rise

Thailand: Hotline to Help Children

Thailand: Bangkok Launches Bike Rentals

Indonesia: ‘Jokowi’ Phenomenon in Jakarta

Meet Jakarta’s new governor: Joko Widodo or Jokowi. His recent electoral victory surprised many people who now regard him as Indonesia’s most charismatic leader. His phenomenal political achievement and soaring...

Thailand: Problems in Implementing Information Act

Malaysia: Penang's Bicycle Lanes

A Maligned Law to Protect the Philippines from Cybercrime

The majority of Filipino internet users and media groups opposed the passage of the Philippine Cybercrime Law because of provisions which they think would curtail media freedom and other civil...

Singapore Tightens Rules on Casinos

Singapore is revising its casino rules to discourage low-income groups and the jobless from gambling. After weeks of consultation, the government has filed the Casino Control (Amendment) Bill which would...

Vietnam: Cost of Rescuing Trafficked Children

Vietnam: Impact of Agent Orange

Indonesia: Impact of Bali Bombing

Indonesia: Ending Police Corruption

Indonesia: Setback in the Fight Against Illegal Drugs?

Cambodia: World Habitat Day Rally

Indonesia: Anti-Corruption Agency Gets Online Support

The power of social media was once again affirmed in Indonesia when internet users collectively expressed their support to corruption investigators who are being harassed by the police and some...

Cambodia: Life Under the Khmer Rouge Regime

Thailand: People’s Movement for a Just Society

Preserving Southeast Asia's Peatlands

How Indonesia Filters Internet Content

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