Roberto R. Romulo
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ZFF proof of performance
by Roberto R. Romulo - January 21, 2022 - 12:00am
Last week I wrote about the National Resilience Council. This column will be devoted to the Zuellig Family Foundation and its work with local governments in delivering better health results faster, considering the...
Remembering CPR
by Roberto R. Romulo - January 14, 2022 - 12:00am
In 1980, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs assigned three fresh graduates to be protocol officers of my father, then Minister Carlos P. Romulo.
NRC: Proof of performance
by Roberto R. Romulo - January 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Last week, I wrote about National Resilience Council and Zuellig Family Foundation and their role in partnerships for capacity building for local government officials.
Partnerships for capacity building
by Roberto R. Romulo - December 31, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippine private sector has been pro-active in assisting the national government to address key governance challenges particularly in helping the disadvantaged sectors to cope with disasters – most recently...
Dr. Stephen Zuellig supports UP
by Roberto R. Romulo - December 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Immediately after typhoon Haiyan destruction was assessed, Dr. Zuellig decided to rebuild a facility for UP Palo in Leyte.
Democracy under threat
by Roberto R. Romulo - December 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Maria Ressa’s courage in standing up to the weaponization of the law and social media to silence and intimidate critics of the Duterte regime was recognized by the Nobel Committee by awarding her this year’s...
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...
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