Middle age
by Veronica Pedrosa - May 18, 2021 - 12:00am
I caught up with a close friend and neighbor over the weekend.
The way out
by Veronica Pedrosa - May 15, 2021 - 12:00am
The UK says that from Monday we’re going to be allowed to hug each other again.
Make politics ours
by Veronica Pedrosa - May 11, 2021 - 12:00am
Victors and vanquished in UK elections held on Thursday are figuring out what the voters want, and their discussions here are making me realize just how distant most people in the Philippines are from the proce...
Fierce and Filipino
by Veronica Pedrosa - May 8, 2021 - 12:00am
In my place, here is a Balikbayan box. Here are the LeBron James rubber shoes (size 9) and the video game tapes to replace all the palm cakes I owe you for every Simbang Gabi and PTA meeting I could not attend. I...
Going out
by Veronica Pedrosa - May 4, 2021 - 12:00am
It felt important and surprisingly emotional getting my second jab of the Pfizer-Biontech vaccine against COVID-19 this week.
Flat denial
by Veronica Pedrosa - May 1, 2021 - 12:00am
A poster plastered in my neighborhood declares “Cronyism is English for Corruption.”
People or power?
by Veronica Pedrosa - April 27, 2021 - 12:00am
A summit of the leaders of the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Wednesday that was widely flagged to be an important regional response to the crisis in Myanmar, also known as Burma, appears...
Who owns football?
by Veronica Pedrosa - April 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Across England people rallied to the call to “wrestle back power” from business interests “motivated by pure greed,” overturning what would have been a radical threat to one of the most loved...
The news agenda
by Veronica Pedrosa - April 17, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s one of those weeks when UK news doesn’t really make sense.
A royal legacy
by Veronica Pedrosa - April 13, 2021 - 12:00am
The United Kingdom media have carried wall to wall coverage of the death of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and husband to Queen Elizabeth for 74 years.
A bad deal
by Veronica Pedrosa - April 10, 2021 - 12:00am
CNN, my former employer, found itself in the middle of a furious debate over its coverage of the Myanmar/Burma military coup this week.
by Veronica Pedrosa - April 6, 2021 - 12:00am
“I don’t know when I will see my loved ones again and that’s the truth and that’s really hard to take.
Hate crimes vs Asian Americans
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - April 4, 2021 - 12:00am
People have been moving since time immemorial. They move for different reasons, primarily in search for food or a better life.
Marks from our masks (Second of two parts)
by Veronica Pedrosa - March 30, 2021 - 12:00am
Londoners will be out and about a little more this week with the first relaxation of restrictions since the devastating second wave of COVID-19 swept the nation before Christmas.
Get the facts, not fake news
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 28, 2021 - 12:00am
Times change. There was a time when the Chinese and Filipinos worked together in trade and commerce even before Western colonization.
Marks from our masks
by Veronica Pedrosa - March 27, 2021 - 12:00am
“I just went through a horrendous time in my career.
‘The Asian Century’
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 21, 2021 - 12:00am
The issue whether the next decades will be the Asian Century is being hotly debated.
The power of R
by Veronica Pedrosa - March 20, 2021 - 12:00am
I’m trying to ration doomscrolling my Twitter feed nowadays to preserve my sanity; social media is truly appalling for mental health, but my brain occasionally replaces misery with shock or outrage.
Once around the sun
by Veronica Pedrosa - March 16, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s time to account for the year since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
The issue is about change
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - March 14, 2021 - 12:00am
I was in Wales when Winston Churchill died on Jan. 24, 1965, aged 90. I was then one of the scholars of Thomson Foundation which is now known as the Thomson-Reuters Foundation.
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