FROM A DISTANCE
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.
What will change after COVID-19?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 12, 2020 - 12:00am
It is more than two weeks since the lockdown because of the pandemic. COVID-19.
Bayanihan in the country and int’l partnerships vs COVID-19
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 5, 2020 - 12:00am
For me and I think as for many others, COVID-19, a virus that burst into the world killing thousands, remains a mystery. It abruptly stopped our way of living.
Our world war
by Veronica Pedrosa - April 4, 2020 - 12:00am
This evening at 8 p.m. across the United Kingdom, we all went to our doors and windows and made some noise, clapping and cheering for the key workers leading the fight against COVID-19.
Togetherness in the whole wide world
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Of all the many things the COVID-19 pandemic is teaching Filipinos, it is about getting out of oneself and recognize we belong to the world just as much.
Stay at home, save lives
by Veronica Pedrosa - March 28, 2020 - 12:00am
The message is simple common sense, but the abrupt shift in human behaviour is pulling apart the foundations of the economy and bringing in to question the way society itself is shaped.
Stories woven around an epidemic
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Apparently there is a difference between a pandemic and an epidemic. Some organizations and scientists decided to call the coronavirus a pandemic.
How to beat COVID-19
by Veronica Pedrosa - March 21, 2020 - 12:00am
I really want to turn this pain into power and move it towards the GOOD,” this is Reizel Angel Quaichon’s call to action
Pandemics are not new to human history
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 15, 2020 - 12:00am
These have occurred from time to time among them cholera, bubonic plague, smallpox, and influenza.
Life is sweet
by Veronica Pedrosa - March 14, 2020 - 12:00am
First of all, I wish everyone reading this good health.
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