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Mong Palatino · March, 2014

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 March, 2014

Underpaid Indonesian Workers Producing Global Cosmetic Products

Roots of Conflict in Southern Thailand

Why Filipinos Became Early Adopters of Western Music

Laos Landmine Victims Appeal for Help

Asylum Seekers Face Uncertainty in East Timor

Heartbreaking News: Missing Malaysian Flight MH370 Crashed into Indian Ocean

The Malaysian Prime Minister confirmed Monday evening that missing Malaysian airliner MH370 crashed into the Indian Ocean. The plane with 239 passengers lost contact two weeks ago.

Malaysia's Water Shortage is a Natural and Man-Made Disaster

State of Literature in Post-Dictatorship Myanmar

Cambodia Government Accused of Suppressing Public Protests

Global Solidarity for Missing Malaysian Plane MH370

Netizens around the world are expressing support to relatives and friends of passengers of the missing Malaysian Airlines plane MH370 which lost contact last March 8

Riau Forest Fire Triggers Worst Indonesia Haze Pollution

Forest fires have intensified this month in western Indonesia which caused the worst haze pollution in the country. The haze also affected Singapore and Malaysia.

How Cafe Culture is Destroying Indonesia's Street Food Culture

Two Historic Saigon Buildings to be Demolished in Vietnam

PHOTOS: Birdwatching in Southern Philippines

Birdwatching is more fun than Tweeting. Check out some of the wild birds from the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines. Keep on birding!

Ultraman Comic Book Banned in Malaysia for Using the Word ‘Allah’

Ultraman may be a comic book hero but the translation of the word God into Allah is considered by Malaysia’s Home Affairs Ministry as a threat to public order.

“Come Home Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370”

Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 went missing on March 8 and authorities are still unable to locate the plane. Netizens are showing their support to relatives of missing passengers

Barbie Dolls in Thai Traditional Clothes

Philippines’ Makati City is Selfie Capital of the World

Drone Footage Shows Beautiful Cambodian Landscape

Filmmaker Roberto Serrini used a drone to capture the unique beauty of Cambodia's rural and urban landscapes

Keep Calm. Singapore is the Most Expensive City in the World…For Expats

Singapore is reported to be the most expensive city in the world. But some residents and government officials described the survey as inaccurate.

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