Roberto R. Romulo
Roberto R. Romulo
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Time Person(s) of the Year
by Roberto R. Romulo - December 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Time has just announced the 2018 Person of the Year as the “Guardians”: four journalists and the entire staff of one hometown newspaper.
Mahathir 2.0
by Roberto R. Romulo - November 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir has always been known to pursue an independent foreign policy during his administration.
Are we ready for the digital future?
by Roberto R. Romulo - November 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The two charts below accentuate what is self-explanatory. Ambe Tierro of Accenture and Fred Ayala of Ayala Education gave an enlightening and challenging presentation on Artificial Intelligence (AI).
A digital readiness blueprint for the Philippines
by Roberto R. Romulo - November 9, 2018 - 12:00am
A whole-of-government approach, with the participation of the private sector, is the way to get the Philippines ready for the coming ‘digital tsunami’ that will transform our lives.
Towards a digital future
by Roberto R. Romulo - November 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The conference will be on Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. hosted by the Carlos P. Romulo Foundation in collaboration with PLDT Enterprise with the support of Huawei, Philippine Airlines and DellEMC.
Hail Teodoro, farewell ‘Teddy Boy’
by Roberto R. Romulo - October 26, 2018 - 12:00am
If you go to the DFA webpage, you will find an elegant photo of the new Secretary immediately after the President. It is labelled Teodoro L. Locsin Jr. Of course, I was being facetious when I made reference to...
Ted Locsin
by Roberto R. Romulo - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte has made the right choice in appointing Ateneo law graduate, but former San Beda law professor Teddy Locsin as his new foreign secretary, a view echoed by retired diplomats in DFA.
by Roberto R. Romulo - October 12, 2018 - 12:00am
When Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein’s “casting couch,” a standard industry prop it seems, was exposed for what it really stood for – sexual assault by men in power – it spawned the...
Lessons from Typhoon Ompong
by Roberto R. Romulo - September 28, 2018 - 12:00am
Of the 95 fatalities so far reported as a direct result of Typhoon Ompong that slammed into Northern Luzon last week, 16 people perished from the wind and flooding that it brought.
Ompong: Leadership and coordination
by Roberto R. Romulo - September 21, 2018 - 12:00am
The news of the impending arrival of Typhoon Ompong (international name Mangkhut) was a source of concern, fearing it would be as bad as Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).
CPR donation to De La Salle University
by Roberto R. Romulo - September 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Last Sept. 6, a deed of donation was signed between lawyer Ricardo J. Romulo, on behalf of the Carlos P. Romulo (CPR) family and Bro. Ray Suplido, president of the university.
Philippines hollow victory over China
by Roberto R. Romulo - August 31, 2018 - 12:00am
I invited Johanna Son, a Filipino journalist who follows regional affairs, to contribute to my column. She is a Bangkok-based editor of the Reporting ASEAN series. This is reprinted with permission from the ‘Bangkok...
Why presidential visits are important
by Roberto R. Romulo - August 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Presidential visits – whether state, official or working – serve to shape and further a country’s foreign policy, and in some cases, alter the course of history.
Huge step towards disaster resilience
by Roberto R. Romulo - August 3, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte’s earnest call for Congress to pass a law creating a Department of Disaster Resilience during his 3rd State of the Nation Address is hopefully the start of a serious effort to address our...
Thailand: Yesterday
by Roberto R. Romulo - July 20, 2018 - 12:00am
In 1979, my wife and I were assigned to Bangkok and we were excited to live in a country so different from our own culture.
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