My personal new normal- watching Korean telenovela
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - June 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Locked at home and tired of political and COVID-19 news, I have turned to the phenomenal success of Korea’s K-drama.
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?
Thank you to Filipino historians of Butuan
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - June 21, 2020 - 12:00am
As a columnist of Philippine STAR, I am grateful to those who not only read my column but write to correct “facts” that have been ingrained in the education of Filipinos.
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?
Is it safe? and Filipino bayanihan
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - June 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Is it safe? That is the question being asked by many as governments prepare to ease the lockdown.
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.
Is Hong Kong the next Tiananmen Square?
by Veronica Pedrosa - June 6, 2020 - 12:00am
By calling it ‘collective amnesia,’ are you suggesting that the phenomenon of people forgetting about the history of June 4th is a disease?
ABS-CBN and good government
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - May 31, 2020 - 12:00am
The ABS-CBN tangle with Duterte government has a long history.
The anti-news virus
by Veronica Pedrosa - May 30, 2020 - 12:00am
In a way the COVID-19 era has moved into a new phase with governments around the world beginning to open up for business after long weeks and months of lockdown.
A better world post COVID-19
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - May 24, 2020 - 12:00am
As we continue to confront the daily grim reality of the COVID-19 crisis, a collection of essays by the Global Risks Advisory Board of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Initiative was brought to my ...
A victory for migrant workers
by Veronica Pedrosa - May 23, 2020 - 12:00am
Thousands of Filipino migrant healthcare workers and their families in the UK no longer have to worry about where they’re going to find the money to pay the fee to access healthcare.
Imelda Marcos was not an Evita Peron
by Carmen Pedrosa - May 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Senator Bert Romulo called me that he could not understand why Imelda did not like the “The Untold Story.”
Bigas or bullets
by Veronica Pedrosa - May 16, 2020 - 12:00am
Even though I grew up here in London, there are still some things that make me feel like a “living exhibit” at the St. Louis World Fair – I mean in the sense of being dislocated, in a strange place...
Remembering The Godfather2
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - May 10, 2020 - 12:00am
In the long stretch of time, I will remember that it was the COVID-19 lockdown that brought me to movies and documentaries of Netflix.
Filipino nurses need protection in the UK
by Veronica Pedrosa - May 9, 2020 - 12:00am
Why are healthcare workers still dying from COVID-19? And why are so many of them of Filipino heritage?
Less money or more jobs?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - May 3, 2020 - 12:00am
With Aquino III failing to govern, a few of us met on how we could start a campaign even when there was rampant talk of cheating through Smarmatic-PCOS. A campaign would be rendered useless or so we thought.
Safe distancing brings families together
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 26, 2020 - 12:00am
To those complaining about safe distancing, the irony is it brings families together. In fact “safe distancing has meant being in touch with relatives and friends living miles apart.
3 questions
by Veronica Pedrosa - April 25, 2020 - 12:00am
"Martial law!” says the President. “Famines!” says the World Food Programme.
COVID-19 brings me back to the past
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 19, 2020 - 12:00am
I woke up this morning wondering what I should write about. No, not COVID-19 again please.
Our everyday heroes
by Veronica Pedrosa - April 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Suddenly people in the United Kingdom are noticing how dependent their healthcare system, the National Health Service , is on Filipino migrant workers.
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