Veronica Pedrosa
Veronica Pedrosa
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by Veronica Pedrosa - October 24, 2020 - 12:00am
On Oct. 6, 1976 an event took place in Bangkok that Thailand has tried not to remember, but which the people that were there cannot forget.
Reign of terror
by Veronica Pedrosa - October 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Fear and violence are coming to a boil in the biggest refugee camp in the world, with the lives and safety of hundreds of thousands of vulnerable refugees at risk.
Reinventing news
by Veronica Pedrosa - October 10, 2020 - 12:00am
There’s a new contender for the eyeballs of the estimated 200,000 Filipinos in the UK and beyond, looking for news.
The power of music
by Veronica Pedrosa - October 3, 2020 - 12:00am
I had a renewed appreciation for the wonder of live music at a concert this week.
Global failure
by Veronica Pedrosa - September 26, 2020 - 12:00am
For the 75th time the United Nations General Assembly convened last week but it was different this time – different and deeply disappointing.
Autumn bites
by Veronica Pedrosa - September 19, 2020 - 12:00am
September in this part of the world is all about going back to school and work after the long summer holidays.
Dark river
by Veronica Pedrosa - September 12, 2020 - 12:00am
The pandemic has given me an opportunity to do things I hadn’t imagined doing previously. Sitting indoors, pacing around, I’ve been building up a readiness to leap out of the house and seek new adve...
A ‘staggering crisis’
by Veronica Pedrosa - September 5, 2020 - 12:00am
Hailed as heroes by governments, in media and social media and by everyday people, anyone would think that healthcare workers are benefitting from the COVID pandemic.
Nowhere to run
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The story I’m about to tell requires a little more than just decoding this jumble of letters.
In praise of walking
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 22, 2020 - 12:00am
I spent most of the week in a different country and found some much needed perspective walking by a river, through forests and among mountains.
Public health at the center
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 15, 2020 - 12:00am
“We have to adapt our society using public health principles to protect our economy and society so we can continue to grow and save lives.”
How to save a life
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 8, 2020 - 12:00am
The skies over London are changing now that the height of summer has passed.
The fog of pandemic
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Keep your heads down, people.
The subversive stitch
by Veronica Pedrosa - July 25, 2020 - 12:00am
Signs of the times: I want a bike, I would rather be sewing and the children aren’t children any longer.
Hurry up please it’s time
by Veronica Pedrosa - July 18, 2020 - 12:00am
The headline is from a poem written in London between the world wars.
What about democracy?
by Veronica Pedrosa - July 11, 2020 - 12:00am
I’ve been thinking a lot about the impact COVID-19 is having on the success of democracy.
The pandemic threat to travel
by Veronica Pedrosa - July 4, 2020 - 12:00am
I really wouldn’t do it unless you have a very good reason.
Re-imagining victory
by Veronica Pedrosa - June 27, 2020 - 12:00am
It is 75 years since the Allies celebrated victory over their enemies in the 2nd World War, is it time to think again about what victory could mean?
After the pandemic
by Veronica Pedrosa - June 20, 2020 - 12:00am
The social and economic landscape of our region is being totally redrawn by the new coronavirus, but are our politics agile enough and our diplomacy engaged enough to meet the challenge?
Imagining ourselves
by Veronica Pedrosa - June 13, 2020 - 12:00am
On a day when we mark a milestone in becoming a nation, I can’t help thinking that we are more than the stories we tell ourselves about ourselves.
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