FROM A DISTANCE
Why we need science schools
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - February 18, 2018 - 12:00am
I had long wanted to meet Laura Q. del Rosario. She is an accomplished diplomat.
Chinese New Year
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - February 17, 2018 - 12:00am
To be fair, if I think Valentine’s Day is a materialistic celebration of love, Chinese New Year is about gluttony for food. I don’t want to sound like a killjoy because I do celebrate both like everyone...
Blackmail
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - February 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Americans may be running out of excuses not to return the Balangiga bells.
Bonfire of Vanities in Manila
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - February 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Tom Wolfe’s Bonfire of Vanities was a favorite book of mine.
Puno interview on his appointment
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - February 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Do we need a new constitution, that is the first question.
The moon was not blue (to me)
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - February 3, 2018 - 12:00am
When I was younger, the only ‘blue moon’ I knew was the song of Frank Sinatra and what he meant by “blue” is the emotion of pining away.
The liberated woman; Soros turns on Facebook and Google
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - January 28, 2018 - 12:00am
A friend once told me that a woman can be said to be “liberated” if she can have a fling without guilt.
US ‘protection’ of the Philippines
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - January 21, 2018 - 12:00am
I wonder where the present US Ambassador to the Philippines was when Duterte made the dramatic statement in China that “Philippine foreign policy from hereon would be independent.
Two step con-com for Duterte’s program for change
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - January 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Not con-con or con-ass, in my humble opinion the difficulties of the lack of a proper revision procedure in the 1987 Constitution leaves us with a more innovative option not different from how our heroes tackled...
Closer than we think
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - January 7, 2018 - 12:00am
It is good news that President Duterte is paying more attention to our relations with Indonesia.
Here we go again
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - January 6, 2018 - 12:00am
The coming days will be crucial to the promise of a new era for the Philippines.
Why reforming the 1987 Constitution is a Catch 22
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - December 31, 2017 - 12:00am
I wanted to write the usual formula for end of the year columns – what the past year brought us and the promise of the coming year.
Was Rizal a revolutionary?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - December 30, 2017 - 12:00am
I was taught about Jose Rizal when I was too young to appreciate what he did for his country.
Christmas 2017
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - December 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
Two things for me are worth sharing with my readers this Christmas 2017. I did not go shopping.
Why only Revgov can change the Constitution
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - December 22, 2017 - 4:00pm
Some years back I followed committee hearings and debate on the constitutional amendment in Congress.
Impunity or the rule of law?
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - December 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
Here we go again facing a choice between impunity and the rule of law.
Federalism as a concept
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - December 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
The reluctance to accept federalism comes from the fear of its political structure and that it will ultimately lead to secession.
Crowdsourcing for solutions to drug problem
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - December 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
If you are thinking of speedy solutions, there are none.
The Balangiga bells are more than just bells
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - December 8, 2017 - 4:00pm
It is just as well that Philippine President Rodrigo did not ask for the return of the Balangiga bells when he met with US President Donald Trump.
Revgov is transition to federalism
by Carmen N. Pedrosa - December 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
Some Filipinos think that Revgov is only about how to give Duterte more powers for a dictatorship.
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