Roberto R. Romulo
Roberto R. Romulo
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Carlos P. Romulo: 1942-1944
by Roberto R. Romulo - January 18, 2019 - 12:00am
My daughter, Liana Elena Romulo described my father’s activities during this period.
Reflections on our leadership
by Roberto R. Romulo - January 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Being mentioned in the foreign press, particularly in major newspapers like the New York Times, is usually a feather in the cap of the president’s media group.
In memoriam
by Roberto R. Romulo - December 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Last week there were three personalities who died which had a meaning or relationship with me.
China’s peaceful rise revisited
by Roberto R. Romulo - November 23, 2018 - 12:00am
President Xi Jinping had hoped that the APEC Leaders Summit would be the validation of China’s soft power as the new champion of globalization and free trade, and as the fount of development assistance –...
Conference: Towards a digital future
by Roberto R. Romulo - November 2, 2018 - 12:00am
A recent study of Peter Lovelock was commissioned by the APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC) on the contribution of digital technology to structural reform-enabled economic growth.
Artificial intelligence
by Roberto R. Romulo - September 7, 2018 - 12:00am
The term “artificial intelligence” dates back to 1956 and belongs to a Stanford researcher John McCarthy, who coined the term and defined the key mission of AI as a sub-field of computer science.
Philippine’s hollow victory over China
by Roberto R. Romulo - August 24, 2018 - 12:00am
In an ASEAN multilateral meeting in Cambodia in 2012, the Philippines’ then-foreign secretary, Alberto del Rosario, found himself in an uncomfortable, undiplomatic situation.
Science technology and innovation
by Roberto R. Romulo - July 13, 2018 - 12:00am
I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Department of Science and Technology Secretary Fortunato de la Peña, who graciously accepted my invitation for dinner despite his busy schedule and the logistical...
Abac survey: Globalization
by Roberto R. Romulo - July 6, 2018 - 12:00am
In a previous column, I spoke about the perception that our trade policy seems to be an afterthought and not a central tenet of our economic growth strategy, let alone an inclusive one where all sectors of society...
International economic engagement
by Roberto R. Romulo - June 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Reports that the implementation of the Philippine-EFTA Free Trade Agreement was being delayed because internal procedures have not yet been completed is embarrassing for the country.
Trump-ian pique
by Roberto R. Romulo - June 15, 2018 - 12:00am
In a span of two weeks, Donald Trump has turned upside down traditional US policies and potentially walked away from its Western allies.
Justice Antonio Carpio
by Roberto R. Romulo - June 8, 2018 - 12:00am
There is a buzz going on in legal circles that the members of the Supreme Court are urging the President to appoint a permanent replacement for removed Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno as soon as possible to calm the...
My heroes in healthcare
by Roberto R. Romulo - May 11, 2018 - 12:00am
I understand many have expressed concern about my health. I was seriously ill, but thanks to two doctors, Dra. Ruth Divinagracia and Dr. Fabio Enrique Posas, I am back in my apartment recuperating.
A man ahead of his time
by Roberto R. Romulo - March 16, 2018 - 12:00am
When considering how best to describe former president Fidel V. Ramos and his legacy, I believe that the best description is effective leadership which, makes him “the best of the best.”
Diversifying our economic engagement
by Roberto R. Romulo - March 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The rise of China’s economy and its growing geopolitical assertiveness has changed the dynamics of what was once just a cozy mutually beneficial economic engagement with its trading partners.
A view from Washington
by Roberto R. Romulo - February 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Despite the rhetoric – and the tweets – Philippine-US relations remain strong and America is open to economic partnerships.
by Roberto R. Romulo - February 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Much has been printed in the international press about the Rohingya crisis.
Why presidential visits
by Roberto R. Romulo - February 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Reading the accounts of President Duterte’s visit to India along with the nine other ASEAN leaders on the occasion of the commemoration of the ASEAN-India relations and India’s Republic Day, it would...
New vigor in Philippines-EU relations
by Roberto R. Romulo - February 2, 2018 - 12:00am
In 2016, the EU ranked as the Philippines’ fourth largest trading partner, third as export market and fifth as import supplier.
A resilient Philippines
by Roberto R. Romulo - January 26, 2018 - 12:00am
In the book “State, Society and National Security”, its editor, Dr. Shashi Jayakumar, begins the collection of essays with a conversation.
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