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Every week journalist Christian Esguerra establishes the facts first on political issues, and more, in the Philippines as he sits down with experts and policy makers.

Facts First Christian Esguerra

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Every week journalist Christian Esguerra establishes the facts first on political issues, and more, in the Philippines as he sits down with experts and policy makers.

    Ep. 25: Tarantadong Kalbo

    Ep. 25: Tarantadong Kalbo

    In this episode, Christian Esguerra sat down with Kevin “Tarantadong Kalbo” Raymundo, the artist behind the wildly popular “Tumindig” cartoon, which has inspired an online movement among Filipinos to take a stand against abuses and incompetence under President Rodrigo Duterte.

























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    • 52 min
    Ep. 24: Why Duterte’s niece is against him

    Ep. 24: Why Duterte’s niece is against him

    In this episode, Nuelle Duterte, a niece of President Rodrigo Duterte, speaks with journalist Christian Esguerra on why she’s been vocal against his administration and why the Philippines cannot afford to have another Duterte win in the 2022 presidential election.

























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    • 38 min
    Ep. 23: Overpriced face masks, shields

    Ep. 23: Overpriced face masks, shields

    This episode looks deep into the 9-billion-peso contract cornered by a little-known company to supply face masks and face shields in the Philippines. Sen. Sherwin Gatchalian joins Christian Esguerra to talk about the ongoing Senate investigation. 

























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    • 36 min
    Ep. 22: Ping Lacson for president?

    Ep. 22: Ping Lacson for president?

    In this episode, Christian Esguerra is joined former election commissioner Gregorio Larrazabal, who is expected to serve as spokesman of the Lacson-Sotto ticket in the 2022 Philippine presidential election.

























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    • 58 min
    Ep. 21: Mayor Isko Moreno for President?

    Ep. 21: Mayor Isko Moreno for President?

    In this episode, Christian Esguerra speaks with veteran campaign strategist Lito Banayo, who quit as Duterte’s envoy to Taiwan to campaign for Isko Moreno for president. Can Moreno, who emerged from the slums of Manila to become the city’s mayor, rise all the way to Malacañang?

























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    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep. 20: One-on-One with Sonny Trillanes

    Ep. 20: One-on-One with Sonny Trillanes

    In this episode, Christian Esguerra sits down with former Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on efforts to unite against Duterte’s presidential candidate in 2022, and why he thinks “enablers” of the current administration should never be considered as the opposition’s standard-bearer.

























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    • 50 min

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4.6 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

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