Carmen N. Pedrosa
Carmen N. Pedrosa
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Why demonize our Chinese ancestors?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - October 25, 2020 - 12:00am
It is sad that some of those that should lead us in nation building are lawmakers who are ignorant and do not care for what is good for the country.
Time to change our system and structure of government
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - October 18, 2020 - 12:00am
The recent imbroglio in Congress caused by the rift between Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and Lord Allan Velasco shows yet again the need to change the system and structure of government forced on us by the US when...
‘No to a new Cold War’
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - October 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippines should actively engage in the webinar on “No to a new Cold War” because of its strategic location.
Am I digitally literate?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - October 4, 2020 - 12:00am
I can read and write and manage with basic arithmetic. I can write a column using resources of the internet. But am I digitally literate?
Finding an orderly transition
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - September 27, 2020 - 12:00am
I hear Filipinos say they don’t want to shift from a unitary presidential system to a parliamentary federal system because they do not understand what the change would mean.
No kissing please
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - September 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Kissing and hugging have been with us for a long time.
Life and death in COVID time
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - September 13, 2020 - 12:00am
All of us live and die in time. Although we are focused on the COVID-19 pandemic today and watch for data on how many have recovered and how many have died from the virus, the pandemic has made us more conscious...
My first day out and digital literacy
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - September 6, 2020 - 12:00am
This is by no means a recommendation to flout the rules stay home, wear masks, observe social distancing.
Spreading information quickly and as widely as possible
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - August 30, 2020 - 12:00am
Through a strange quirk of personal history I have two daughters living in the United Kingdom, two sons living in Manila and one son in Singapore.
The impact of covid on women and the poor especially in the Philippines
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - August 23, 2020 - 12:00am
When Bill Gates said that millions more will die before the COVID-19 pandemic is over it includes the Philippines.
Duterte as first volunteer for Russian vaccine
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - August 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Once again President Duterte shows what it is to be a leader. He announced he would be the first volunteer for the vaccine to be donated by Russia to the Philippines. It is not an easy decision because it means taking...
The crowd disease
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - August 9, 2020 - 12:00am
No matter how many warnings are given, I still see crowds in the street not far from where I live.
Is the Senate doing its job?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - August 2, 2020 - 12:00am
President Rodrigo Duterte will stand out as the leader who had the courage to take on the Philippine oligarchy.
The CBCP vs Duterte
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - July 26, 2020 - 12:00am
In my opinion there cannot be an understanding of the CBCP’s attacks against President Duterte unless we go back to the role the Spanish friars during Spain’s colonization of the Philippines for 300...
Will we have a new normal for a birthday party?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - July 19, 2020 - 12:00am
My family and I celebrated my birthday party as an attempt to function with the consequences of COVID-19 social distancing, no traveling and wearing masks.
‘Imperfectly perfect’
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - July 12, 2020 - 12:00am
I do not know who wrote the description “perfect” in describing President Duterte’s performance in the four years of his term.
July 4 as Philippine-American Friendship Day
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - July 5, 2020 - 12:00am
It was not celebrated as such for a long time.
My personal new normal- watching Korean telenovela
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - June 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Locked at home and tired of political and COVID-19 news, I have turned to the phenomenal success of Korea’s K-drama.
Thank you to Filipino historians of Butuan
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - June 21, 2020 - 12:00am
As a columnist of Philippine STAR, I am grateful to those who not only read my column but write to correct “facts” that have been ingrained in the education of Filipinos.
Is it safe? and Filipino bayanihan
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - June 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Is it safe? That is the question being asked by many as governments prepare to ease the lockdown.
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