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Mong Palatino

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Regional Editor for Southeast Asia

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

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4 April 2014

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Singapore Poster Campaign Wants Public To Feel Guilty About Meat Consumption

A Singapore poster campaign in a busy train station wants the public to think twice about meat consumption.

3 April 2014

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Tribute to Malaysian Activist Irene Fernandez

The global human rights community is mourning the death of legendary Malaysian activist Irene Fernandez. One writer described her as Malaysian ‘Joan of Arc’ of maltreated migrants.

1 April 2014

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Songkran Water Festival Goes Waterless in Singapore

Thailand's New Year celebration, Songkran, is globally famous for its water splashing activities. But Singapore will celebrate Songkran this month without water to emphasize water conservation.

24 March 2014

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Heartbreaking News: Missing Malaysian Flight MH370 Crashed into Indian Ocean

The Malaysian Prime Minister confirmed Monday evening that missing Malaysian airliner MH370 crashed into the Indian Ocean. The plane with 239 passengers lost contact two weeks ago.

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