Carmen N. Pedrosa
Carmen N. Pedrosa
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Why do Filipinos continue to support Duterte?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - December 1, 2019 - 12:00am
The question was addressed by Quora, a website for debate.
What were Filipinos like before they were colonized
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - November 24, 2019 - 12:00am
A column I wrote to Veronica Pedrosa who now lives in London had almost 3000 likes.
Balangay boat as symbol of ancient Filipino ingenuity
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - November 17, 2019 - 12:00am
I was thrilled to know that the ancient Balangay boat replica will sail again the Philippine seas in December.
OPINION: Leni Robredo as the drug czar is a big joke
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - November 10, 2019 - 12:00am
Drug cartels are everywhere in the world. These are in places not even known by most Filipinos.
Aquilino ‘Nene’ Pimentel Jr. — Filipino Federalist
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - November 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Aquilino Pimentel might be dead but Filipino federalism is alive among the followers who took the trouble to understand what it is all about. Federalism, like freedom, is less a system than it is a concept.
Helping autistic children
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - October 27, 2019 - 12:00am
At the height of Duterte’s campaign to be president of the Philippines, a group of young women got together for an advocacy to then candidate Rody Duterte.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative as globalization
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - October 20, 2019 - 12:00am
This is a long article that could not fit in the column space I am allotted. It answers only the most important questions that ordinary Filipinos should know.
Arguing with each other is in itself peace
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - October 13, 2019 - 12:00am
I once asked an active peace negotiator what was the point in talking “peace” which seemed to go nowhere.
Russia then and now
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - October 6, 2019 - 12:00am
Times do change. After college I received the surprise of my life when I received the Thomson Award for Journalism then owned by Lord Thomson who owned the London Sunday Times.
Senescence: The last part of life (1922)
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - September 29, 2019 - 12:00am
This is considered probably the best book on aging.
Martin Jacques in Manila for the second time
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - September 15, 2019 - 12:00am
I was at Sofitel for the discussion with Martin Jacques’ book “When China Rules the World.”
Historical friendship between Chinese and Filipinos
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - September 8, 2019 - 12:00am
It is only now in my old age that I am discovering the history of Chinese-Filipino friendship.
Duterte’s diplomatic success; Martin Jacques in Manila
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - September 1, 2019 - 12:00am
There were all kinds of suggestions on what President Duterte should say in his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Singapore without Lee Kuan Yew; Belt and Road; Martin Jacques
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - August 25, 2019 - 12:00am
A video of the late Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew speaking to the strikers of Singapore Airlines received many likes and shares.
Aftershock of the colonial earthquake
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - August 18, 2019 - 12:00am
If you watch the violent demonstration in Hong Kong, you see only the outside of the events.
A story on two Marcos trials
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - August 11, 2019 - 12:00am
This is a story on two Marcos trials – one in Manila and another in New York. Reliable sources said that the trial in New York was a bargaining chip for US bases in the Philippines to the Cory Aquino gove...
The dilemma for revolutionary government
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - August 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Sometime after the first EDSA a group of Filipino journalists which included Amando Doronila and myself were invited to visit Warsaw.
Our coconut industry, our humanity
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - July 28, 2019 - 12:00am
Last week I said State of the Nation speeches are a waste of time and money, not especially the way it has developed.
GMA lawyer’s statement; Are SONAs necessary?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - July 21, 2019 - 12:00am
It is a pity that Amal Clooney who made a name for herself in international law has taken up Maria Ressa’s case.
Why is Amal Clooney taking up Maria Ressa’s case
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - July 14, 2019 - 12:00am
I think Filipinos should know certain incidents and exchange of emails between the three of us – she, her mother and I – before she took up Maria Ressa’s case and her online newspaper – the...
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