Mong Palatino · February, 2011

Latest posts by Mong Palatino from February, 2011

Brunei: Rare coins

  15 February 2011

Tiger Lim from Brunei uploads some rare coins which were used in Brunei and Malaysia in the 1920s and 1930s

Thailand, Cambodia: Border conflict intensifies

  8 February 2011

The border row between Thailand and Cambodia has intensified in the past week as both countries exchanged fires killing several soldiers on both fronts and forcing the evacuation of nearby villages near the border. Here are social media reactions from Bangkok and Phnom Penh.

Thailand: Reds grateful to Yellow Shirts?

  7 February 2011

Thai Talk learned from a Red Shirt member that their group is now watching the TV operated by their rivals, the Yellow Shirts, because the latter has been openly criticizing the government. The Red Shirts belong to the opposition while many of the Yellow Shirts are supporters of the government.

Thailand: Monitoring the trial of Chiranuch Premchaiporn

  7 February 2011

Jon Dent writes about the trial of Chiranuch Premchaiporn (known to friends as Jiew), director of independent news website in Thailand. Jiew is accused of violating the 2007 Computer Crimes Act for “intentionally supporting or consenting for crimes linked to the use of computers” when she allowed Lese Majeste...

Cambodia: Review of Tedx Phnom Penh

  7 February 2011

Tedx Phnom Penh conducted its first event in Cambodia last February 5 with the theme “Building the Future”. Here are some blog and twitter reviews of the event

Myanmar privatizes airports, airlines

  3 February 2011

Joseph Allchin, writing for the Democratic Voice of Burma, discusses the issue of privatization in Myanmar as the government readies the privatization of the country's main airport and the operation of its airlines.