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Massacre in Maung Gyi Taung — the world must know
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Multiple witnesses say a massacre took place in Maung Gyi Taung (also known as Soe Fara), near Buthidaung Township in Myanmar’s far west Rakhine state.
When elections destroy nation building; Filipino opera in casinos
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - May 19, 2018 - 12:00am
PRRD, our maverick president got it right again: why should he vote in barangay election that favor some of the worst sources of drugs and the fruits of their evil to finance their election?
A prediction that became true; Stand with refugees
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
When I interviewed Mahathir Mohamad in 2015 he was already having second thoughts on why and how he supported PM Razak against his own protege, Anwar Ibrahim.
Strongman or dictator?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - May 12, 2018 - 12:00am
TIME Magazine included our President among the strongmen of the world.
The balangay
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - May 6, 2018 - 12:00am
I first met Art Valdez in a meeting we arranged with Chinese embassy officials. We wanted to see how we could push for a common effort to preserve the sea rather than fight about it.
The changing patterns in casino and gambling
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - May 5, 2018 - 12:00am
I was in Macau recently to look at the premises of Galaxy. Since there are different interpretations of what it is I feel obliged to give an eyewitness report.
Corona’s final decision on Hacienda Luisita
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Today we celebrate the 2nd death anniversary of Chief Justice Corona.
‘The power of the past’; The reserve tire
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 28, 2018 - 12:00am
In an after-dinner conversation I asked a friend in banking what he thought was behind the stock markets’ fall.
What to watch for
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Although the issue that was talked about in social media was about Vice President Leni Robredo’s picture at the Holocaust Memorial in Berlin, my attention was drawn more to the sponsors of her trip to Germany...
The different faces of Boracay
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 21, 2018 - 12:00am
When I first came back from exile Boracay was one of the places I wanted to go to and see. It was just beginning a worldwide reputation as “the best beach in the world.”
Karma
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 15, 2018 - 12:00am
There is no more apt word for the removal of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno than the Buddhist-Hinduist word Karma.
Another attempt to belittle our President
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 14, 2018 - 12:00am
This is the first time I ever heard about Cambridge Analytica. It is described as a British political consulting firm which “combins data mining, data brokerage, and data analysis with strategic communication...
The changing character of casinos
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 8, 2018 - 12:00am
First of all, I am new to gambling. I had the notion, mistakenly that casinos are places where you gamble and nothing else. So I never volunteered to go to gambling conferences. What could I know that was new about...
Amal Clooney, Veronica Pedrosa join battle against Rohingya genocide
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 7, 2018 - 12:00am
With human rights lawyer Amal Clooney’s announcement that she would represent the two Reuters journalists on trial in Myanmar for reporting the massacre of the Rohingya people in western Rakhine state, it is...
Competing views on Boracay
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 1, 2018 - 12:00am
First things first. In the larger view of reality, there is just no such thing as perfect reality. Both good and bad are always present and we make decisions based on choosing one or the other.
In the line of duty
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 25, 2018 - 12:00am
We all knew that the tragedy in the Manila Pavilion happened on Sunday morning.
A new life for Boracay’s beauty
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 24, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Wednesday I went to the Pagcor office expecting the usual signing of the memo of agreement between Macau’s Galaxy and Pagcor would just be another ordinary event.
Duterte was right to withdraw from ICC
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 18, 2018 - 12:00am
For average law-abiding citizens their main concern is to protect individual rights and live in peace and order within the community.
Different worlds within hours
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 17, 2018 - 12:00am
In the last few days, I realize we live in different worlds simply hopping in a plane in an hour. Foremost in my mind was the condition of the Rohingya refugees who live in squalor at the fringes of Bangladesh after...
More untold stories
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 11, 2018 - 12:00am
I was in Malacanang Palace last Thursday on the invitation of presidential spokesman Harry Roque. It was for a lunch discussion on publishing a book on “Treasures of Malacanang.”
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