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Mong Palatino

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

31 March 2015

Myanmar Rural Villagers Share Their Development Plans Through Facebook

Rising Voices

"It is a valuable method because it identifies what the community truly needs, instead of what we think they might need.”

29 March 2015

Community Tributes for Lee Kuan Yew Draw a Million People in Singapore

Lee Kuan Yew is Singapore's founding Prime Minister who ruled the country for more than three decades.

22 March 2015

Giving Voice and Hope to the ‘Forgotten’ Victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

Rising Voices

"Solidarity is a rainbow that inspires people to overcome the tragedies that threatened to destroy their lives."

21 March 2015

5 Animated Videos That Promote Human Rights and Equality in Myanmar

The videos are easy to understand and can be used too in other countries to promote human rights.

15 March 2015

Myanmar Student Protesters Attacked by Police Gain Global Sympathy

Myanmar student protesters - marching for education reforms since January - were violently attacked by police on March 5 and March 10.

13 March 2015

Look What Large-Scale Mining Did to These Four Beautiful Philippine Islands

"We cannot remain deaf and blind to the excesses of mining while our people suffer the consequences of actions not of their own making.”

Cleaning Up the Coastal Areas of Singapore

8 March 2015

Singapore Blogger Who Criticized Court Case of Anti-Gay Sex Law Fined for ‘Scandalizing the Judiciary’

Global Voices Advocacy

"The prosecution of Alex Au for speaking out is just one more example of Singapore’s willingness to misuse law to gag its critics."

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