Mong Palatino

Blogging about the Philippines and the Asia-Pacific since 2004


@mongster is a Manila-based activist, former Philippine legislator, and blogger/analyst of Asia-Pacific affairs.

Archive for June, 2009

Philippines battles child pornography

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Last month the Philippines was scandalized when several sex videos of prominent local showbiz personalities were uploaded on YouTube. This prompted many groups to press for the passage of tougher laws to protect the privacy of individuals. Discussions on how to stop the proliferation of pornographic materials were also initiated. In particular, a strong lobby […]

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Swine flu, economics, decollectivization

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

The global economic crash continues to terrorize the world everyday. Banks fail, jobs disappear, wealth becomes fictitious. The pillars of the global economic system are now exposed as lacking in firm foundation. The new world order is now heralded as a global disorder. This sudden unraveling of the inconvenient truths about the capitalist economic system […]

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Con-Ass: Huwag buhayin ang patay

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

Talumpating binigkas sa De La Salle – College of St. Benilde, Hunyo 22, 2009. May natatandaan akong pelikula ni Jestoni Alarcon at Charito Solis na ipinalabas sa takilya noong 1989. Grade 3 ako noon. Ang pamagat: Huwag Mong Buhayin ang Bangkay. Sa sobrang pagmamahal ng ina sa kanyang namatay na anak, lumapit siya sa itim […]

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