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Mong Palatino · July, 2013

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 July, 2013

Slim Majority for Ruling Party in Cambodian Polls

Brunei Bans Daytime Dining in Muslim Restaurants

The new directive which surprised many people applies to foreigners and tourists as well during the holy month of Ramadan

INFOGRAPHIC: Singapore Waste Statistics

Hazreen Shaik Daud: Malaysia’s First Transgender in Politics

Some netizens described Hazreen's appointment as a "surprisingly courageous, righteous and respectable initiative."

Petition to Amend Vietnam Laws that Restrict Media Freedom

Vincent Wijeysingha: Singapore’s First Gay Politician

On his Facebook he wrote: I am going to Pink Dot tomorrow. And yes, I am gay.

State of Islam in Southeast Asia

PHOTO: Fishing in the Polluted Waters of Manila Bay

How Vietnam Controls the Press

Residents Oppose Coal Project in Southern Philippine City

Coal plant could also undermine Davao City’s reputation as Southeast Asia’s first smoke-free city.

Thailand ‘Hitler’ Chicken Story Exposed as Inaccurate

PHOTO: “Go Bald for a Cause” in Brunei

Riau, Indonesia: ‘Ground Zero’ of Southeast Asia Haze

The deadly haze which swept Singapore and some parts of Malaysia this year was caused by the forest fires in Riau, Indonesia. Naturally, it attracted significant mainstream media attention but...

Hundreds Escape in Indonesia Prison Break

Garment Factory Map in Cambodia

Should Foreign Reporters Learn Bahasa?

50 Million Kids Without Birth Certificates

Mafia Hukum, the Law Mafia in Indonesia

Online Resources to Monitor Cambodian Elections

On July 28, Cambodian voters will decide whether to end or extend the 28-year rule of the Cambodian People’s Party as the nation prepares for its fifth National Assembly elections...

Philippines: Dengue Vector Surveillance Map

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