Roberto R. Romulo
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Stark comparison
by Roberto R. Romulo - July 2, 2021 - 12:00am
The tenure of the late president Benigno S. Aquino III can be likened to a painting. His manner of leadership and his goals reflect his life experience, which in turn shaped his feelings, emotion, character, attitude,...
The once mighty Pasig River
by Roberto R. Romulo - June 25, 2021 - 12:00am
My daughter Liana Romulo is my guest columnist for the week. An avid scuba diver, she highlights how our polluted rivers spell disaster on a global scale.
MVP: Res ipsa loquitur
by Roberto R. Romulo - June 18, 2021 - 12:00am
During the June annual shareholders meeting of PLDT, Manny Pangilinan (popularly known by his initials MVP) retired from his position as president and CEO of PLDT, with Al Panlilio taking his place.
Makati Garden Club
by Roberto R. Romulo - June 11, 2021 - 12:00am
Tucked behind the high wall separating EDSA from Urdaneta Village is a little-known oasis owned by Ayala Land, but maintained by the Makati Garden Club.
Vaccines without borders
by Roberto R. Romulo - June 4, 2021 - 12:00am
The world justifiably rejoiced at the rapid development of vaccines and its global deployment just a year after the COVID-19 pandemic broke out.
Indo-Pacific Quad: Relevance to Philippines
by Roberto R. Romulo - May 28, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippines has to date focused its strategy to counter China’s aggressive claim to the South China Sea/West Philippine Sea through on and off bilateral discussions, and by relying on an ASEAN collective...
Disinformation: Substitute for Competence
by Roberto R. Romulo - May 21, 2021 - 12:00am
In the year leading up to the US November elections, in which Biden replaced Trump, social media companies faced a lot of pressure to stanch the flow of campaign-related misinformation on their platforms.
The social media imperative
by Roberto R. Romulo - May 14, 2021 - 12:00am
Last week I wrote about how Duterte has been gaslighting us all along. My guest columnist, Liana Romulo, explains how social media is being used to perpetuate these false narratives or in several instances, to present...
Competent leadership versus gaslighting
by Roberto R. Romulo - May 7, 2021 - 12:00am
In this installment of the series of columns on competent leadership, I will focus on a practice that has become prevalent in politics called “gaslighting.”
Competent leadership
by Roberto R. Romulo - April 23, 2021 - 12:00am
In my column of April 4, I posed several questions which I believe will be hot button issues in the forthcoming presidential elections, namely corruption, peace and order, economic inclusion, foreign affairs particularly...
Unrequited love
by Roberto R. Romulo - April 16, 2021 - 12:00am
As we already know, having been promised billions of dollars of loans and investments, President Duterte has avoided words and actions that could hurt, in his own words, the “feelings” of China’s...
by Roberto R. Romulo - April 9, 2021 - 12:00am
I have delayed part II of my column “Duterte 2.0” because of a matter of grave concern that the President seems to have responded to with his usual timidity towards the hostile acts of China.
Competent leadership
by Roberto R. Romulo - April 4, 2021 - 12:00am
Assuming you have read my last column, “Is Duterte 2.0 inevitable?”,
Is Duterte 2.0 inevitable?
by Roberto R. Romulo - March 26, 2021 - 12:00am
In two previous columns, I wrote about populist politics and whether they will continue to prevail using as examples the continuing influence of former US president Donald Trump and Duterte on the body politic in...
Health programs of Zuellig Family Foundation
by Roberto R. Romulo - March 19, 2021 - 12:00am
In 2008, the Zuellig Family Foundation (ZFF) formalized its autonomy from the Zuellig Group of Companies.
Myanmar tragedy: Quo vadis?
by Roberto R. Romulo - March 12, 2021 - 12:00am
In my previous column on the Myanmar situation, I speculated that for the military junta, the desired end game of their coup would be a sham election where the junta’s USLD party wins and strongman Min Aung...
Urban resilience
by Roberto R. Romulo - March 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Our country is known as a laboratory for the study of natural disasters and risk.
Myanmar endgame
by Roberto R. Romulo - February 19, 2021 - 12:00am
From 1979 to 1983, I made periodic visits to Rangoon (Yangon), Burma as IBM GM (resident in Bangkok) to meet with our branch manager and government officials.
Imperatives of vaccine distribution
by Roberto R. Romulo - February 12, 2021 - 12:00am
The COVID-19 crisis and the need to execute the largest mass vaccination campaign in recent history, both globally and in the Philippines, is unprecedented and complex.
by Roberto R. Romulo - January 29, 2021 - 12:00am
In my last column, I speculated about whether populist politics in both the US and the Philippines will persist with the defeat of Donald Trump and the end of President Duterte’s term in office in 2022.
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