Latest posts by Mong Palatino from August, 2013
Through the #bajet2014 website, Malaysians can give specific ideas in drafting the government's 2014 budget. They can also use the special page to approve or reject a particular proposal
Review of several anti-smoking campaigns in Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia. Plus an advisory from Philippine health authorities against the dangers of promoting e-cigarettes
Government claims the increase in cooking gas prices would ease the tax burden of motorists but consumers are worried about its impact on the cost of living in the country
Tropical storm Trami struck the Philippines and caused massive flooding in Manila and nearby provinces. More than half a million persons were affected by the storm
The teaching of Science and English language at the primary level will be merged with core subjects such as Bahasa Indonesia, nationalism and religious studies
The head shaving event that aims to raise funds and promote awareness on childhood cancer attracted more than 6,000 participants.
Oil spill reached a popular tourist destination aside from causing marine pollution. Environment groups claimed there was little disclosure on the impact of the disaster
Vietnam will soon deliberate the proposal to legalize same sex marriage. But are LGBT issues being properly addressed?
But opposition gained more seats and young people actively campaigned for change
The government claims the decree is aimed only at protecting copyright but critics describe it as "the harshest offensive against freedom of information”