The 12 promises of the Cancer Law
by Christine Fajardo - March 2, 2024 - 12:00am
In observance of World Cancer Awareness month and the 5th anniversary of the National Integrated Cancer Control Act (NICCA), I am writing to help explain the law’s provisions to the lay, as suggested by Philippine...
The WTO: More important now than ever
by Andrew Mitchell - February 28, 2024 - 12:00am
Trade is the lifeblood of the global economy – it brings countries and people together and can transform our lives for the better.
Arts seen and our arts scene
by Dorothy Delgado Novicio - February 25, 2024 - 12:00am
A gratifying part of living in New York is the extraordinary chance to immerse into the city’s ever-vibrant culture scene.
Russia: Why Navalny, and what’s next?
by Thomas L. Knapp - February 24, 2024 - 12:00am
On Feb. 16, the Russian Federation’s Federal Penitentiary Service announced the death in custody of a prisoner at its FKU IK3 “corrective colony.”
Losing your phone in 2024
by Xian Gabriel Juan - February 20, 2024 - 12:00am
Mobile devices are an integral part of our lives today.
The only remaining possible solution to the Palestine problem
by J. Manuel González - February 18, 2024 - 12:00am
Unlike previous peace plans from Kissinger to Kushner, my Two-States-But-Far-Apart plan maximizes everyone’s benefit, while limiting each party’s perceived costs/concessions.
The only remaining possible solution to the Palestine problem
by J. Manuel González - February 17, 2024 - 12:00am
Statespersons advised by experts started the Palestine Problem 110 years ago, and for 75 years statespersons and experts have tried to solve it, but have failed miserably.
New directions for human development in the Phl
by Selva Ramachandran - February 15, 2024 - 12:00am
Human development revolves around elevating peoples’ capabilities, broadening the scope of their choices, upholding their freedom and advocating for their human rights.
Effective prevention of violent extremism
by Gustavo Gonzalez - February 13, 2024 - 12:00am
On Feb. 12, we observed International Day for the Prevention of Violent Extremism as and when Conducive to Terrorism.
Celebrations of love
by Dorothy Delgado Novicio - February 11, 2024 - 12:00am
Ash Wednesday falling on Valentine’s Day or vice-versa has become an interesting topic recently.
My Chinese grandfathers
by Jessica Soho - February 10, 2024 - 12:00am
My dad likes to tell the story of how my brother and I are the original street children. 
Partners for a more stable and prosperous world
by Josep Borrell Fontelles - February 1, 2024 - 12:00am
At the start of 2024, Europeans are of course deeply concerned by the ongoing Russian war of aggression against Ukraine and by the conflict that has broken out again in the Middle East.
We need to make companies pay for pollution
by Jefferson Chua - January 30, 2024 - 12:00am
In a recent meeting, newly appointed finance secretary Ralph Recto stressed the need for the Philippines to seriously study carbon pricing instruments, with the intended aim of reducing emissions through a combination...
Islands of light and hope
by Dorothy Delgado Novicio - January 28, 2024 - 12:00am
They say a trip to New York is not complete without a visit to the Statue of Liberty.
Are you being authentic, or oversharing and chasing clout?
by Marielle Filoteo - January 23, 2024 - 12:00am
As a Gen Z who grew up using social media, I’ve turned my moments into fodder shared online.
The rise of the Right is the fault of the Center
by J. Manuel González - January 21, 2024 - 12:00am
... for pandering to the Militant Left.
Basketball and peace
by Dorothy Delgado Novicio - January 14, 2024 - 12:00am
Days before the UN General Assembly adjourned for the holidays, the Philippines embraced one profound moment as a bearer of peace. Peace came in the form of basketball, echoed by a legend and reaffirmed by speakers...
Weaponizing the crime of genocide
by Daniel Taub - January 11, 2024 - 12:00am
Under these horrifying conditions Israel makes extraordinary efforts to minimize the damage caused to the lives of the Palestinian civilians that Hamas disdains.
Weaponizing the crime of genocide
by Daniel Taub - January 10, 2024 - 12:00am
All too often the murder of people begins with the murder of language.
What is a diplomat?
by Dorothy Delgado Novicio - December 31, 2023 - 12:00am
Every now and then I’d meet a kababayan who would ask probing questions on what brought me to New York. Was I petitioned? Am I an American citizen? Here for a work visa or a green card holder? A new friend...
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