Latest posts by Mong Palatino
21 August 2015
"It is highly unlikely that this move is intended to achieve anything other than the shutting down of criticism."
19 August 2015
Two bomb blasts rocked central Bangkok in the past two days, killing 20 people and injuring hundreds. Now Thailand tries to move forward.
12 August 2015
10 August 2015
8 August 2015
"The main objective is to relive memories for the earlier generation and introduce these to the younger ones for a deeper appreciation of the Lion City’s rich history."
7 August 2015
"This time the flood is being covered minute-by-minute via social media and we can see how authorities have responded, for better or for worse."
2 August 2015
Because of its critical reports, The Irrawaddy magazine was banned by the military regime in Myanmar and anyone found with a copy could be arrested and imprisoned.
1 August 2015
"At a time when there are more questions than answers available regarding the financial scandal, the Ministry’s action appears to be a self-serving draconian attempt at shutting up inquisitive Malaysians."
31 July 2015
26 July 2015
"Our report is based on evidence corroborated by documents that include bank transfers and statements. How can the work we have done be deemed as a political conspiracy?"
25 July 2015
The plight of elderly cardboard-collectors has become a popular topic in Singapore over the past two weeks, following a government minister's not-so-amusing gaff.
22 July 2015
17 July 2015
15 July 2015
13 July 2015
The hashtag #1MDBMovies appeared after a Wall Street Journal report alleged that 700 million US dollars was transferred into the bank accounts of Prime Minister Najib Razak.
6 July 2015
"They might imprison us but they will never imprison our wills and ideas. We will make them know that ideas are bullet proof."
5 July 2015
4 July 2015
30 June 2015
"Everyday my cellmates would eagerly wait for that light to dissipate, knowing that another day has passed, and they’re one day closer to attaining their freedom."
28 June 2015
"People tell us they are happy there is a book that looks at Cambodia as it is—not just the temples of Angkor or photos of children riding an oxcart."