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Mong Palatino · January, 2016

activist and two-term member of the philippine house of representatives. blogging since 2004 at mongster's nest.

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Latest posts by Mong Palatino from January, 2016

21 January 2016

Vintage Postcards Show Life in Vietnam in the Early 20th Century

The postcards are part of the digital collection of The New York Public Library, which recently released more than 180,000 digitized items into the public domain.

13 January 2016

This Group Exposes Social Woes and Promotes Philippine Culture Through Street Art

"Doing street art is our way of bringing 'ART' closer to the masses. It is special for us because it's where the purest intention of an artist can be seen."

9 January 2016

‘You Just Need To Be White To Win’ Ad Denounced as Racist in Thailand

"Thai advert says you can be a winner if you have white skin. This is the most racist advert I've ever seen."

8 January 2016

These Calendars Can Get You Into Trouble in Thailand and Myanmar

"Who would've thought that mere act of taking photo with calendar could be an act of resistance?"

1 January 2016

For Southeast Asia, 2015 Was a Year of Corruption Scandals

A look back at some of the biggest corruption scandals that made news in the Southeast Asian region in 2015.

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