We live, we die
by Veronica Pedrosa - October 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Will this sorrow… this rage… this grief ever really subside? Is it supposed to? Is this normal? It’s the rate of news about another friend or loved one’s death per day that is knocking me...
Petrol panic
by Veronica Pedrosa - October 5, 2021 - 12:00am
You would think there had been some sort of natural disaster or war had broken out at first glance.
Relative values
by Veronica Pedrosa - September 28, 2021 - 12:00am
Sonny Angara has served as a senator since 2013, representing Aurora province in the House from 2004 to 2013.
Pizzas of Defiance
by Veronica Pedrosa - September 19, 2021 - 12:00am
Fear, dread, uneasiness, panic, doom, danger. Just the everyday state of mind of someone living through the first pandemic of the 21st century or a mental disorder? The offer of a Pizza of Defiance came as a welcome...
Whose country is it anyway?
by Veronica Pedrosa - September 14, 2021 - 12:00am
Soon the United Nations is to decide who is to represent Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, at the world body. The Philippines has a say in that. So, what’s the choice that will be made in our name?
A meditation on motherhood
by Veronica Pedrosa - September 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Sara Black is a meditation teacher and a new mother. She previously had successful careers in commercial photography and modelling.
Relative values
by Veronica Pedrosa - September 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Dylan Oshima works as a front-end software engineer, building interfaces for Facebook and has just moved to London.
Justice for genocide
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 31, 2021 - 12:00am
Last week marked four years since the military in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma) conducted a sweeping and brutal campaign against the Rohingya minority community in far west of the country.
An ambassador speaks — Part 2
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 24, 2021 - 12:00am
A new UK Ambassador, Laure Beaufils is already in town, only a few days after her predecessor, Daniel Pruce, flew back to London at the end of his term.
Relative values
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 22, 2021 - 12:00am
Kimi Lim is a freelance content producer and philosophy student. She grew up in Manila and went to universities in the UK.
We have the time
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 17, 2021 - 12:00am
"They have the Rolexes, we have the time.”
An ambassador speaks
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 10, 2021 - 12:00am
The UK and Philippines have reached a substantive new phase in relations over the past few years, accelerated in the last couple of years by the COVID-19 pandemic.
‘My daughter is a poet’
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 8, 2021 - 12:00am
Born and raised in Lipa, Batangas, Romalyn Ante, 34, is a poet and nurse now based in Wolverhampton, England.
Crunch time for ASEAN
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 3, 2021 - 12:00am
ASEAN is in trouble. Again.
Winning ways
by Veronica Pedrosa - August 1, 2021 - 12:00am
The stories of two women athletes have captured the Philippines and the world’s attention this week.
Set piece
by Veronica Pedrosa - July 27, 2021 - 12:00am
"Those who destroy my country, I will kill you because I love my country, I can do it the legal way but it would take years.”
Fear and safety
by Veronica Pedrosa - July 25, 2021 - 12:00am
Waking up to the news that there had been an earthquake overnight had me revisiting the question: Am I safe? It’s a question I never really asked until I had children but since then have come to consider on...
Freedom’s meaning
by Veronica Pedrosa - July 20, 2021 - 12:00am
Four hundred and eighty days since restrictions were imposed across the United Kingdom to limit the spread of COVID-19, most were lifted in England on Monday.
Relative values: Creating our own culture
by Veronica Pedrosa - July 18, 2021 - 12:00am
Mia Gourlay and her mother Candy Quimpo Gourlay live in London.
Beyond football
by Veronica Pedrosa - July 13, 2021 - 12:00am
For weeks, instead of the customary “Hello, how are you?” the national greeting in England was replaced by “It’s coming home!” It’s a reference to “Three Lions,” a...
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