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Ep. 18: Philippines building ‘wall’ vs COVID-19

Ep. 18: Philippines building ‘wall’ vs COVID-19

In this podcast, Dominican Fr. Nicanor Austriaco, a molecular biologist, talks with Christian Esguerra about the Philippine government’s strategy to hit herd immunity despite limited vaccine supply—build a “wall” against COVID-19 around Metro Manila and several...
Ep. 14: Drug rehab goes online

Ep. 14: Drug rehab goes online

There was no letup in President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war despite the pandemic. But a group in the city of Caloocan still found a way to continue a promising community-based drug rehabilitation program by going online during the lockdown. Christian Esguerra sat down...
Ep. 13: Are we back to square one — or worse?

Ep. 13: Are we back to square one — or worse?

Why is the Philippines now struggling with a new wave of COVID-19 infections, the most number of active cases in Southeast Asia? In this episode, former Health Secretary Esperanza Cabral explains what the government failed to do during a critical period in August...
Ep. 10:  Bangsamoro Elections

Ep. 10: Bangsamoro Elections

In this special #BangsamoroSeries episode, Christian Esguerra sits down with former election commissioner Luie Tito Guia, who explains the parliamentary elections set in the new Bangsamoro region in the southern Philippines in May 2022. OR LISTEN:...