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Filipino News Podcast
11 minutes | Aug 13, 2021
Philippines Wins its first Olympic Gold, President Duterte's last SONA, Delta Variant - Episode 11
President Duterte Delivers his final State of the Nation Address, he boasts of his accomplishments as the chief executive despite the setbacks due to the Pandemic. Hidilyn Diaz wins the first Olympicgold medal for the country in the 55kg womens weight lifting. The Covid 19 and the Delta variant threat has stopped the nation on its tracks imposing another lockdown of the capital and its surrounding areas. Hosted and Produced by: Jab Buhay & Chinggay AndradaWritten by: Jab Buhay, Chinggay Andrada & Danielle GonzalezIntern: Danielle Gonzalez (UPLB)
16 minutes | Jul 21, 2021
Covid 19 Vaccines, Delta Variant, Trallanes Expose', C130 Crash, Taal Volcano and Fil-Am Miss Nevada - Episode 10
Taal Volcano - the Philippines' most active volcano is threatening its surrounding areas once again. Reports of recent unrest has made locals and residents uneasy. Senator Antonio Trillanes accuses Senator Bong Go and President Duterte of Plunder. The senator alleges that families and business of the senator from Mindanao has amassed projects and millions of pesos of government projects in their local region. A Philippine Air Force C130 cargo plane crashes and half the passengers lived to tell the tale. The Delta variant of the Covid-19 virus has been locally transmitted in the Philippines - will the vaccination effort be quick enough to avoid a new surge? When will the country reach her immunity? Hosted and Produced by: Jab Buhay & Chinggay AndradaWritten by: Jab Buhay, Chinggay Andrada & Danielle GonzalezIntern: Danielle Gonzalez (UPLB)
20 minutes | Dec 30, 2020
Violence, Covid, The Filipino Christmas Spirit and Rizal Day Episode 9
WARNING: Audio of violence including gunshots will be heard on this episodeIncidents of brutal murders, some involving members of the Philippine National Police call into question the safety of the citizens they are supposed to protect. Someone dropped the ball in procuring the early doses of the Covid-19 Vaccine. A December weather system affects the season for many in Central Philippines. A lantern maker finds kindness after a client left him out in the cold. And we celebrate the Philippine National Hero - Doctor Jose Rizal.
9 minutes | Nov 15, 2020
Back To Back Typhoons Ravage The Philippines Episode 8
The Philippines receives more than 20 typhoons every year during its wet season. The once in a lifetime flooding that some provinces and cities experience become more frequent and it's taking its toll on the residents.
10 minutes | Sep 18, 2020
Wildfires ravage the West Coast of the US, US Marine who murdered a transgender Filipina was set free, Manila Bay gets a dose of white sand. Episode 7
California, Oregon and Washington face a record breaking wildfire season. The smoke and ash have blanketed and covered major cities and town along the West Coast making for the most dangerous levels of air pollution anywhere on the planet. President Duterte issues absolute pardon on US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton. He was found guilty of murdering Jennifer Laude - a transgender filipina, who the marine met at a local bar in Olongapo city while on leave from US Philippines joint military exercises. Manila Bay and its picturesque sunset gets some white sand treatment as the DENR attempts to beautify a stretch of the Bay Walk area. Critics find it insensitive and are warning of waste and possible environmental consequences for introducing sand not local to the area.
25 minutes | Aug 16, 2020
Philippine Recession, Beirut bombing, Duterte VS Health Workers, Lockdowns in The Philippines and Australia and Mang Freddie: Taxi driver from Manila Episode 6
Several Filipinos were reported dead and injured in the blast the rocked Beirut in Lebanon. The Philippines is losing its battle against Covid 19 with Healthcare workers asking for more help. Duterte suggesting that frontliners who are airing grievances are itching for a revolution. We talk to Mang Freddie, a taxi driver in Manila as The Philippines falls in its deepest recession in recorded history. A Filipino business owner in Melbourne shares how they are coping in the mandated statewide stay at home orders by Australian authorities.
39 minutes | Aug 3, 2020
Fil-Am Soldier Mehjor Morta found dead, Thousands stranded in Manila, President Duterte's SONA, VP Robredo responds and analysis by Dr. Gene S Navera. Ep. 05
In this episode we report on the death of a Filipino American Soldier from Fort Hood that was found dead outside of the base, and he was not the first this year. Thousands of Filipinos who want to go home to their provinces find themselves stranded in a stadium crammed with other people as bad weather and the threat of covid looms. The government scrambling to get them all home safely. The State Of the Nation Address, the most anticipated presidential speech of the year. A furious Duterte attacks his opponents and lauds his supporters with the backdrop of a global pandemic and a free falling economy. How did he do? Dr. Gene Navera, a speech and rhetoric expert breaks down PRRD's style of speaking.
27 minutes | Jul 22, 2020
ABSCBN Shutdown, PNP AFP Deadly Encounter, West Philippine Sea, Catherine Aquino, PAL Repatriation flights Ep. 04
In this episode we talk about the Philippine government shutting down the largest media company in the Philippines. We also hear the comments of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the South China Sea. We report on the deadly encounter between members of the Philippine National Police and the Armed Forces of the Philippines. We interviewd Joan Habana, a writer for ABS CBN. Catharine Aquino, a Filipino researcher based in Zurich who's team leads in fighting Covid 19, and Second Officer Kenneth Cutamora, a pilot for Philippine Airlines as he shares his experience of helping Filipinos get from from the Middle East.
52 minutes | Jul 8, 2020
Atty. Barry Gutierrez, spokesperson of Vice President Leni Robredo Ep03.5
We interviewed Atty Barry Gutierrez, the spokesperson for Vice President Leni Robredo. Atty Barry is a Legislator and human rights lawyer. On this episode, he spoke to us about the projects the office of the VP has undertaken to help first responders during the covid 19 crisis. He talks about the inspiring response they got when they asked for donations, volunteers and help. He also talks about the future plans for the VP, his personal plans and how he knows President Duterte's spokesperson Atty Harry Roque.
20 minutes | Jul 8, 2020
Cebu Covid Update, Vice President Leni Robredos comments, interview with Atty Barry Gutierrez. Chinggay and Jab talk about the podcast Ep03
Cebu is becoming the epicenter of the Covid 19 pandemic in the Philippines. The island is facing stricter quarantine measures and the military has been called in to help. Vice President Leni Robredos interview comments about the national governments response to Covid. Chinggay and Jab sits down after recording the news to go over their thoughts and plans for the podcast.
17 minutes | Jun 22, 2020
The Anti Terror Bill, Maria Ressa, Covid19, Filipinos in Riyadh and NYC Ep02
On this weeks podcast, we do a deep dive on the Anti Terrorism Bill. We interview Atty. Adon Gabriel of San Beda College of Law and discusses the issues that critics of the bill have and also shares his own analysis. We report on the cyber libel conviction of Maria Ressa and covid 19 updated numbers. We also tell a story of Filipinos in Riyadh, of struggle, faith and Bayanihan. We also find a generous fil-am who shares his cooking skills and Filipino flavor to Black Lives Matters protestors in New York City. This episode was recorded on January 20, 2020. Details, news and everything else may have changed since then. The Filipino News Podcast is hosted by Chinggay Andrada. Written by: Chinggay Andrada and Jab Buhay Produced and Edited by: Jab Buhay.
8 minutes | Jun 12, 2020
Covid 19, #BLM and George Floyd, Mayor Mike Guingona, Jo Koy's new special, Philippine Independence Day Ep01
In our inaugural episode we tackle some of the issues that consume almost every corner of our lives right now and especially in the last few months. We go over the updates of Covid 19 and its effects on the Filipinos back home and abroad. We bring up an overview of Black Lives Matter and the death of George Floyd. We interview former Daly City Mayor Mike Guingona as he recalls an episode of his city's past when it came to grips with its troubles with race relations and what they did to address it. We celebrate the 122nd Philippine Independence Day, we talk about its history and finally we talk about another historical moment when Jo Koy premieres his third Netflix special called In His Elements. The Filipino New Podcast is hosted and delivered by Chinggay Andrada and produced and written by Jab Buhay. The Filipino News Podcast is a show that reports published news stories about the stories that affect all Filipinos, in and outside the Philippines including their friends, family and people who are Filipino at heart.
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