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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.”
The unfinished revolution of 1898
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 10, 2018 - 12:00am
I was surprised that it was a non-Filipino who went deeper for a correct perspective on the celebration of EDSA.
A day north of Manila
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 4, 2018 - 12:00am
To us living south of Manila – Alabang, Filinvest – we took it for granted that our town centers were superior to the north.
A ‘distinctly Filipino’ federal system
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 3, 2018 - 12:00am
I agree with former Chief Justice Reynato Puno’s statement that the consultative committee to review the 1987 Constitution should put together a ‘distinctly Filipino’ federalism.
February days in 1986
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - February 25, 2018 - 12:00am
There was something unreal for those of us who were abroad on those crucial days in February 1986.
Triumph for Bong Go; We need science schools
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - February 24, 2018 - 12:00am
In my column before the slated Senate hearing on Special Assistant to the President Christopher Bong Go I made it the last item.
Why we need science schools
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - February 18, 2018 - 12:00am
I had long wanted to meet Laura Q. del Rosario. She is an accomplished diplomat.
Chinese New Year
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - February 17, 2018 - 12:00am
To be fair, if I think Valentine’s Day is a materialistic celebration of love, Chinese New Year is about gluttony for food. I don’t want to sound like a killjoy because I do celebrate both like everyone...
Blackmail
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - February 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Americans may be running out of excuses not to return the Balangiga bells.
Bonfire of Vanities in Manila
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - February 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Tom Wolfe’s Bonfire of Vanities was a favorite book of mine.
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