Latest posts by Mong Palatino from February, 2014
There is no winter in their respective countries but it did not prevent two athletes from the Philippines and East Timor from joining the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
Myanmar’s nationwide census next month threatens to inflame more ethnic and religious conflicts after 'divisive' questions on ethnicity and religion were included in the questionnaire.
Thousands in Southeast Asia supported the 'One Billion Rising' campaign with many people calling for justice and the elimination of violence against women
Many Filipinos did not find it romantic to use a dolphin in a marriage proposal. Environmentalists described it as vandalism, unethical, and plain cruelty to animals
Rice farmers have organized several protests in Thailand's capital after the government failed to pay them under the rice subsidy program. The opposition has expressed support to the farmers.
Phnom Penh is embarking on a one-month bus trial to convince motorbike-riding residents to use public buses. The last time buses were deployed in the capital was in 2001
Workers are rising in Cambodia. After the garment workers, it is now the turn of garbage workers to launch a strike to demand a raise in their salaries
Anti-government protesters in Thailand blocked hundreds of polling stations across the country which prevented many voters from casting their votes.
The 'People Surge' protest in the Philippines was organized by typhoon Haiyan victims who denounced the slow rescue and anti-poor rehabilitation efforts of the government