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Mong Palatino · January, 2014

activist and 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 January, 2014

29 January 2014

PHOTOS: Drone Captures the Beauty of Thailand

Using a drone, Thailand-based blogger Richard Barrow shares several amazing landscape photos of Thailand. Drones were also used to monitor protests in Bangkok

26 January 2014

Pig Photos Censored in Malaysia

Photos of pigs were blackened out by a printing company in the Malaysian edition of the New York Times. The 'pig censorship' shocked many people in the Muslim-majority nation

Indonesia Apology Urged Over Massacre of a Million Citizens in 1965

East Timor's Rising Budget for ‘Public Transfers’

25 January 2014

Saving Elephants in Laos

There are only several hundred elephants in Laos today, a country which was once known as the 'land of the million elephants'. Animal welfare groups vow to save the elephants

21 January 2014

Malaysian Prime Minister Sparks Water Spinach Meme Over Rising Prices

Reacting to protests against rising food prices, Malaysia's prime minister reminded the public that the price of kangkung or water spinach has gone down. This remark unleashed a kangkung meme

Philippine Typhoon Haiyan Victims Complain of Slow Relief and Substandard Shelters

Dead bodies are still being retrieved in the Visayas two months after typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines. Temporary shelters were also exposed to be overpriced and substandard

17 January 2014

Philippine Petition Against Dog Meat Restaurants

#RespectMyVote Movement Vs ‘Bangkok Shutdown’ in Thailand

As 'Bangkok Shutdown' campaign enters its fifth day, Thais from other parts of the country are asking Bangkok protesters to respect their vote and participate in the coming elections

14 January 2014

‘Bangkok Shutdown’ Begins in Thailand

Opposition groups in Thailand aim to shutdown Bangkok for several days or until the prime minister is ousted. Thousands joined the first day of the protest

11 January 2014

PHOTOS: Mount Sinabung Eruption Displaced 20,000 in Indonesia

After being dormant for 400 years, Indonesia's Mount Sinabung suddenly erupted and displaced more than 20,000 villagers. It has erupted for more than 200 times already since last year

PHOTOS: Brutal Crackdown of Cambodia Labor Strike

History of the Translation of the Bible into Malay Language

PHOTOS: How Pebble Mining is Destroying Villages in Myanmar

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