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Mong Palatino · October, 2008

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 October, 2008

20 October 2008

Thailand/Cambodia: Conflict over Preah Vihear Temple (Part II)

Who owns the historic Preah Vihear Temple – Cambodia or Thailand? Both countries are asserting ownership rights over the temple which led to a border clash last week. Several soldiers...

17 October 2008

Thailand/Cambodia: Conflict over Preah Vihear Temple (Part 1)

Both Thailand and Cambodia are claiming the historic Preah Vihear temple and the four square kilometers of territory near the shrine. There was a border clash in the area last...

13 October 2008

Southeast Asia: Views on U.S. elections and politics

U.S. elections matter to many people in Southeast Asia. Both U.S. presidential candidates are popular in the region. McCain was a former Navy pilot during the Vietnam War while a...

9 October 2008

Indonesia: Views on the U.S. Financial Crisis

Americans are afraid of another Great Depression as the Wall Street crisis continues to worsen. Meanwhile, many Indonesians are afraid that the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis will happen again if...

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