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 November, 2021

Published by Bayan Metro Manila We recall and salute the heroic struggles and sacrifice of our ancestors against colonial rule. More than a century after the declaration of Independence, we continue to aspire for true freedom and democracy in our society. Today, we are confronted with a new tyranny as the Duterte government is laying […]

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Published by The Diplomat The Philippine Congress adjourned its sessions this month without tackling bills on federalism, a key legislative proposal of President Rodrigo Duterte since his campaign for president in 2016. It is Duterte’s prerogative to name the priorities of his government as he enters his last year in office. Today, he can afford […]

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