Latest posts by Mong Palatino from September, 2013
Captive sea turtle was used as photo-op to attract tourists. More than 1,500 signed petition to release the sea turtle.
Harrison Ford conducted a 'tough' interview about Indonesia's forest situation which angered a government minister. Ford was accused of 'harassing' a state institution.
Protesters equate the school uniform policy with authoritarianism but supporters believe it is necessary to promote discipline and equality
Venue of the contest was moved from Jakarta to Bali. Organizers vowed to replace bikinis with Balinese sarongs for the beach wear but protests have continued.
Human rights groups have condemned the excessive use of violence by the police in dispersing an election protest in Cambodia. The police reportedly used tear gas and live ammunition
Rubber farmers hit by falling prices have set up road and railway blockades early this month. The government recently announced a subsidy plan but this was rejected by some protesters
Major newspapers translated the speech as 'stupid woman' and 'stupid lady'. In any case, women groups want the Opposition leader to apologize.
It's standard procedure according to airline officials but it became a PR disaster for the company.
The Opposition vows to hold more rallies next week and threatens to boycott the opening of the Parliament
A charity group reports that there is an increasing number of homeless foreigners in Thailand.
The haze is back! Forest fires in Sumatra caused a thick haze to descend for several days in Indonesia and several parts of Malaysia last week
Oil spill from a sunken ship ruined the livelihood of several fishing villages. Residents used hair, coconut husks, chicken feathers to contain oil spill