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Mong Palatino · May, 2020

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 May, 2020

29 May 2020

Explore beauty and heritage in the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand while staying at home

Southeast Asian countries have lost millions of visitors but none of their branding know-how.

18 May 2020

Where’s the Pacific voice in the viral ‘real Lord of the Flies’ story?

The story of a group of Tongan castaways goes global thanks to an article published in The Guardian, but Pacific Islanders take issue with its point of view.

15 May 2020

Banned for 30 years, Singapore’s only martial arts film is now on YouTube

"It's almost as if the film is a time capsule into Singapore’s past."

7 May 2020

Taiwan refuses to deport caregiver who ‘insulted’ Philippine president on Facebook

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"I felt that they listened to what I was trying to say, and it shows that they do value democracy here in Taiwan."

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