FROM A DISTANCE
Imelda Marcos in the 4th episode of ‘The Crown’
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - November 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Since the pandemic many Filipinos have taken up watching Netflx movies and telenovelas to occupy themselves during “stay at home.”
Vaxing nine to five
by Veronica Pedrosa - November 21, 2020 - 12:00am
I’ve always been a fan of country and western legend Dolly Parton, but I would never have imagined that she would come up in connection with a medical breakthrough, let alone one as significant as a vaccine...
The pandemic and climate change
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - November 15, 2020 - 12:00am
There was a time when I dismissed a debate on whether climate change was manmade or a cyclical event of the natural history of the world.
Disaster strikes
by Veronica Pedrosa - November 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Many thousands of people in the Philippines face a staggeringly complex set of challenges.
The election of Duterte and ‘Heneral Luna’
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - November 8, 2020 - 12:00am
In 2015, a year before Rodrigo Duterte was elected President of the Philippines, the movie “Heneral Luna” was showing to unprecedented box office crowds throughout the Philippines.
Who cares about the carers?
by Veronica Pedrosa - November 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Too many numbers, too much opinion, too much talk.
Celebrating the dead today
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - November 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Today we celebrate what we have practiced through the years during the Spanish Christian colonization.
Why demonize our Chinese ancestors?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - October 25, 2020 - 12:00am
It is sad that some of those that should lead us in nation building are lawmakers who are ignorant and do not care for what is good for the country.
Unforgetting
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.
Time to change our system and structure of government
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - October 18, 2020 - 12:00am
The recent imbroglio in Congress caused by the rift between Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and Lord Allan Velasco shows yet again the need to change the system and structure of government forced on us by the US when...
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.
‘No to a new Cold War’
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - October 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippines should actively engage in the webinar on “No to a new Cold War” because of its strategic location.
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.
Am I digitally literate?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - October 4, 2020 - 12:00am
I can read and write and manage with basic arithmetic. I can write a column using resources of the internet. But am I digitally literate?
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.
Finding an orderly transition
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - September 27, 2020 - 12:00am
I hear Filipinos say they don’t want to shift from a unitary presidential system to a parliamentary federal system because they do not understand what the change would mean.
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.
No kissing please
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - September 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Kissing and hugging have been with us for a long time.
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.
Life and death in COVID time
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - September 13, 2020 - 12:00am
All of us live and die in time. Although we are focused on the COVID-19 pandemic today and watch for data on how many have recovered and how many have died from the virus, the pandemic has made us more conscious...
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