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.

Written for The Diplomat Lawyers, judges, law schools, and even the Supreme Court of the Philippines have issued separate statements expressing support for a Manila judge who was vilified and threatened online for dismissing a government petition seeking to proscribe the Communist Party of the Philippines, New People’s Army, and National Democratic Front (CPP-NPA-NDF) as […]

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Published by Bayan Metro Manila Cancel the budget of redtaggers and instead allocate it to social services. In the wake of the destructive impact of typhoon Rolly in Bicol and Southern Tagalog regions, a portion of the funds should be immediately realigned to boost relief efforts, rehabilitate damaged infrastructures, and revive local livelihoods. Giving P19 […]

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