Articles by Mong Palatino

“A prison within a prison within a prison”

Mong Palatino chats to Vietnamese dissident Dang Xuan Dieu about his time behind bars.

Myanmar’s media and Internet muzzle

The controversial communications clause being used to silence government critics.

What Trump can learn from Duterte

Could the Philippines President show the US President-elect how to reform?

A Red rage and Duterte

Can the Philippines' new president end an almost 50-year-old communist insurgency?

The return of the Marcoses

Mong Palatino asks why so much love for the family of a former dictator.

Presidential hopefuls in the Philippines

From 'Dirty Harry' to intellectuals and neophytes, Mong Palatino sizes up candidates for the nation's top job.