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.

Published by the Philippine Daily Inquirer The court order granting a three-hour furlough to Reina Mae Nasino was narrowly interpreted by the police and jail authorities to deprive a grieving mother of a decent moment to bury her dead child. Authorities will probably inform the court that they complied with the order by bringing Reina […]

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Published by Bayan Metro Manila The police displayed utter disrespect towards the Nasino family for deploying dozens of armed troops when they escorted Reina Mae Nasino to attend the wake of her child Baby River. Authorities lied when they claimed that they lacked the personnel who can guard Nasino for the three-day furlough originally granted […]

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