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Mong Palatino · February, 2015

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 February, 2015

26 February 2015

Your Social Media Photos Could Help Protect Whale Sharks and Other Species

Open source software solutions like Wildbook allow scientists to tag and photo-identify individual animals through photos and videos posted on platforms like Facebook, Flickr, YouTube and Vimeo.

20 February 2015

Video Project Documents the Life and Struggles of West Papuans

Rising Voices

"They are the stories behind the conflict: the struggles for education, the environment, equality, and dignity."

17 February 2015

No More Selling or Drinking Alcohol in Public After 10:30PM in Singapore

The government said the measure is necessary after receiving numerous complaints related to drunken behavior. But many described the new regulation as excessive and even discriminatory against foreign workers.

12 February 2015

One Simple Infographic to Understand Political Repression in Thailand

Prachatai's infographic lists some of the ordinary activities the authorities have suppressed over the past nine months. The junta's paranoia runs deep.

3 February 2015

Thailand’s Digital Economy Bills Could Worsen Media Repression

Global Voices Advocacy

Some civil society organizations are calling the draft digital economy bills “national security bills in disguise” because of their repressive provisions.

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