Preciosa S. Soliven
Preciosa S. Soliven
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The golden triangle – Delhi, Agra, Jaipur
by Preciosa S. Soliven - January 17, 2019 - 12:00am
The Delhi, Agra and Jaipur region lies at the geographic heart of North India. It is strategically located along the north-south and east-west routes.
Incredible India
by Preciosa S. Soliven - January 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Early last December my daughter Sara and I tried to discover India’s mysteries and wonders.
Where divinity descends for humanity to ascend
by Preciosa S. Soliven - January 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Everyone longs for wonders and miracles. Since the EDSA Revolution in 1986, the shrine at the Operation Brotherhood Montessori Center at the corner of Annapolis and Eisenhower streets was dedicated as a spiritual...
The continuing presence of our Lord and His Mother in Phl since 1984
by Preciosa S. Soliven - December 27, 2018 - 12:00am
The first shrine of Our Lord, the Blessed Mother, and St. Francis in Cadiz, Negros Occidental was spiritually requested for the Kabayaos’ Hacienda Faraon and Hacienda Tamsi in 1984, during the sugar disaster...
Let’s not lose the great and mighty wonder of Christmas
by Preciosa S. Soliven - December 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The world seems to have forgotten what Christmas is all about.
Enforcement of UNCLOS tribunal award by world naval powers
by Preciosa S. Soliven - December 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Before World War II, China’s southernmost defense perimeter was Hainan Island. Before the war, China did not have a single soldier or sailor stationed in any island in the South China Sea other than in Hainan...
Claiming our sovereign rights in WPS – a guide for present and future generation
by Preciosa S. Soliven - December 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Nov. 24, as keynote speaker of the first general assembly of Akademyang Filipino, an organization whose members include National Artists, National Scientists and the country’s Ramon Magsaysay awardees...
The 21st century man owes his life to inventors of past centuries
by Preciosa S. Soliven - November 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Using the Montessori six-foot tall Cosmic Science chart of the Totem Pole of Civilizations, we see nine men standing on top of one another.
To be a man, ‘pagbibinata’
by Preciosa S. Soliven - November 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Letting go is the key to peaceful and meaningful coexistence between parent and teenager.
‘Dalaga Ka Na’ – When a girl becomes a woman
by Preciosa S. Soliven - November 15, 2018 - 12:00am
In 1991, I wrote a column on adolescence, Under the Heart is a Little Room.
The final push: Education for All Beyond 2015 – Agenda 2030
by Preciosa S. Soliven - November 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Before the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals 2000-2015 concluded, UNESCO has started a series of regional evaluation at the Asia Pacific Regional Education Conference (APREC) held Aug. 6 to 8 in...
Double your power in reading, writing and arithmetic
by Preciosa S. Soliven - November 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Let me offer points of awareness in Reading, Writing and Arithmetic, at times referred to as the “three R’s.
Your literacy determines your survival in this ‘super competitive world’ (Part I)
by Preciosa S. Soliven - October 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Regardless of our age, sex or form of employment (whether self-employed or part of a giant corporation), the entire quality of your life will be determined by your ability to learn, to think, and to make your mind...
Fifty years of unlocking the child’s hidden treasures
by Preciosa S. Soliven - October 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Dr. Maria Montessori’s real claim to our gratitude lies, not so much in the invention of a new method of education, but that she has revealed to us many and beautiful traits in “normalized children,”...
In search of the ‘new teacher’ (Part I)
by Preciosa S. Soliven - October 11, 2018 - 12:00am
The World Bank and Japan funded the EDCOM Task Force to resolve the weaknesses of Basic Education as surveyed by the Congress-Senate Commission (1990-1995).
Unraveling the traffic catastrophe of Metro Manila
by Preciosa S. Soliven - September 27, 2018 - 12:00am
It is more than traffic catastrophe that Metro Manila is experiencing at this point. Zoning, right of way, environmental pollution, etc., are some critical issues that need to be urgently addressed.
How LKY transformed Singapore from 3rd World to 1st
by Preciosa S. Soliven - September 20, 2018 - 12:00am
In 1960, I accompanied Max right after his Vietnam Presse advisory contract to visit Singapore.
Strict urban planning, a mandatory course for mayors
by Preciosa S. Soliven - September 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Filipino politicians are always on the go, visiting well-planned cities like Rome, Paris, Tokyo, Bangkok, London, and Milano either for pleasure or for official meetings.
What is amazing in Thailand?
by Preciosa S. Soliven - September 6, 2018 - 12:01am
Tourism slogans daily shout out “Malaysia truly Asia,” “Incredible India,” “Greece All Time Classic,” “Rendez Vous En France.” Meantime “Its More Fun in the Philippines”...
How Bangkok dealt with its seemingly endless traffic jam
by Preciosa S. Soliven - August 30, 2018 - 12:00am
The Thai people call Bangkok, Krung Thep, or City of Angels.
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