Carmen N. Pedrosa
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‘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.
ABS-CBN and good government
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - May 31, 2020 - 12:00am
The ABS-CBN tangle with Duterte government has a long history.
A better world post COVID-19
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - May 24, 2020 - 12:00am
As we continue to confront the daily grim reality of the COVID-19 crisis, a collection of essays by the Global Risks Advisory Board of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Initiative was brought to my ...
Remembering The Godfather2
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - May 10, 2020 - 12:00am
In the long stretch of time, I will remember that it was the COVID-19 lockdown that brought me to movies and documentaries of Netflix.
Less money or more jobs?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - May 3, 2020 - 12:00am
With Aquino III failing to govern, a few of us met on how we could start a campaign even when there was rampant talk of cheating through Smarmatic-PCOS. A campaign would be rendered useless or so we thought.
Safe distancing brings families together
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 26, 2020 - 12:00am
To those complaining about safe distancing, the irony is it brings families together. In fact “safe distancing has meant being in touch with relatives and friends living miles apart.
COVID-19 brings me back to the past
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 19, 2020 - 12:00am
I woke up this morning wondering what I should write about. No, not COVID-19 again please.
What will change after COVID-19?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 12, 2020 - 12:00am
It is more than two weeks since the lockdown because of the pandemic. COVID-19.
Bayanihan in the country and int’l partnerships vs COVID-19
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 5, 2020 - 12:00am
For me and I think as for many others, COVID-19, a virus that burst into the world killing thousands, remains a mystery. It abruptly stopped our way of living.
Togetherness in the whole wide world
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Of all the many things the COVID-19 pandemic is teaching Filipinos, it is about getting out of oneself and recognize we belong to the world just as much.
Stories woven around an epidemic
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Apparently there is a difference between a pandemic and an epidemic. Some organizations and scientists decided to call the coronavirus a pandemic.
Pandemics are not new to human history
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 15, 2020 - 12:00am
These have occurred from time to time among them cholera, bubonic plague, smallpox, and influenza.
A non-revolution turns into revolution
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 8, 2020 - 12:00am
We can be misled by the words we use to describe events.
The VFA issue and the Lipa massacre
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 1, 2020 - 12:00am
To critics of President Duterte’s who angrily announced he would abrogate the VFA it may be useful to read the Constitution on the issue.
Enough of virus politics — let’s move on
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - February 9, 2020 - 12:00am
For me moving on was to visit Paete, a little town hemmed in between land and sea.
Private lives, public lives
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - February 2, 2020 - 12:00am
Recently I watched in Netflix “The Last Czar.” (I’m still watching “Roman Empire.”) These are stories in different times and places.
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