35 episodes

First World Manila Podcast - where we discuss economic and urban development policies that will increase the standard of living of Mañilenos and Filipinos in general. Hosted by Ramon Rodrigo Kalaw Cuenca, CFA, the founder and director of First World Manila. First World Manila - the brand that uses art, vlogging, and podcasting to make Philippine economic and urban development policies understandable to the broader Philippine public. Mabuhay! ¡Viva!

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First World Manila Podcast - where we discuss economic and urban development policies that will increase the standard of living of Mañilenos and Filipinos in general. Hosted by Ramon Rodrigo Kalaw Cuenca, CFA, the founder and director of First World Manila. First World Manila - the brand that uses art, vlogging, and podcasting to make Philippine economic and urban development policies understandable to the broader Philippine public. Mabuhay! ¡Viva!

    End of First World Manila Podcast (but follow me on FB!)

    End of First World Manila Podcast (but follow me on FB!)

    Too many good things going on, so I had to make the difficult choice to end the First World Manila Podcast. But please continue to follow First World Manila on social media! Links below.



    First World Manila - Fixing the deep-rooted problems of the Philippines



    Audio-only versions:

    Apple iTunes/HomePod: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/first-world-manila/id1369122388

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/64EDRsQVqKYkwJK29BfdwZ

    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/first-world-manila

    Pocket Casts: http://pca.st/Cm54

    RadioPublic: https://play.radiopublic.com/first-world-manila-GMBbaN

    Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id1227054

    Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/first-world-manila

    Google Podcast: Android app only



    First World Manila website: https://artandfinance.net/firstworldmanila/



    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/firstworldmanila



    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/first_world_manila/

    • 5 min
    When the Media Manipulates You... (First World Manila Podcast #30)

    When the Media Manipulates You... (First World Manila Podcast #30)

    About a week or so ago I cam across two articles from legitimate Philippine publishers that infuriated me. Find out more.



    First World Manila - Fixing the deep-rooted problems of the Philippines



    Links/Sources:

    11 of 15 cities in Southeast Asia with cleanest air are in Philippines — report 

    https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/03/06/1899176/11-15-cities-southeast-asia-cleanest-air-are-philippines-report



    Philippine cities’ high air quality rank due to lack of pollution monitoring systems

    http://www.interaksyon.com/trends-spotlights/2019/03/07/145375/philippines-air-quality-ranking-lack-pollution-monitoring-systems/



    Air pollution deaths 3rd highest in PH

    https://amp.rappler.com/nation/208192-air-pollution-deaths-3rd-highest-philippines?fbclid=IwAR0Cvo1qe0TPiIUA8bp_lKwpfTzwaqUrWz94jUwp2nIX7eUbZdpcuPEqvT0



    The indolence of the Filipino

    https://opinion.inquirer.net/120136/the-indolence-of-the-filipino?utm_expid=.XqNwTug2W6nwDVUSgFJXed.1



    Sobre la indolencia de los filipinos

    http://www.cervantesvirtual.com/obra-visor/sobre-la-indolencia-de-los-filipinos/html/4870d544-19c1-4319-a240-e4269802e6b3_11.html



    Audio-only versions:

    Apple iTunes/HomePod: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/first-world-manila/id1369122388

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/64EDRsQVqKYkwJK29BfdwZ

    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/first-world-manila

    Pocket Casts: http://pca.st/Cm54

    RadioPublic: https://play.radiopublic.com/first-world-manila-GMBbaN

    Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id1227054

    Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/first-world-manila

    Google Podcast: Android app only



    First World Manila website: https://artandfinance.net/firstworldmanila/



    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/firstworldmanila



    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/first_world_manila/

    • 21 min
    Can a Beauty Queen be a Feminist? (First World Manila Podcast #29)

    Can a Beauty Queen be a Feminist? (First World Manila Podcast #29)

    Happy International Women's Day 2019! More thoughts on my great-grandmother and Philippine culture. 



    First World Manila - Fixing the deep-rooted problems of the Philippines



    Links/Sources:

    GMA Documentary on Pura Villanueva Kalaw, my great-grandmother: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qyKpwi4sNA 



    Audio-only versions:

    Apple iTunes/HomePod: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/first-world-manila/id1369122388

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/64EDRsQVqKYkwJK29BfdwZ

    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/first-world-manila

    Pocket Casts: http://pca.st/Cm54

    RadioPublic: https://play.radiopublic.com/first-world-manila-GMBbaN

    Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id1227054

    Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/first-world-manila

    Google Podcast: Android app only



    First World Manila website: https://artandfinance.net/firstworldmanila/



    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/firstworldmanila



    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/first_world_manila/

    • 18 min
    I went through TWO identity crises! (First World Manila Podcast #28)

    I went through TWO identity crises! (First World Manila Podcast #28)

    Ah, the Filipino identity crisis. Basically a rite of passage. But did you know I went through TWO identity crises? In a follow-up to last week's episode on nation-building, let's dive into solving our identity issues, so we can move forward with a shared culture, customs, and values regardless of ethnicity, religion, and social class.



    First World Manila - Fixing the deep-rooted problems of the Philippines



    Links/Sources:

    Wikipedia entry on La Leyenda Negra https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Legend

    Wikipedia entry on cultural crisis in Spain after loss of the Philippines, Cuba, Guam, and Puerto Rico

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generation_of_%2798



    Audio-only versions:

    Apple iTunes/HomePod: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/first-world-manila/id1369122388

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/64EDRsQVqKYkwJK29BfdwZ

    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/first-world-manila

    Pocket Casts: http://pca.st/Cm54

    RadioPublic: https://play.radiopublic.com/first-world-manila-GMBbaN

    Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id1227054

    Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/first-world-manila

    Google Podcast: Android app only



    First World Manila website: https://artandfinance.net/firstworldmanila/



    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/firstworldmanila



    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/first_world_manila/

    • 44 min
    Nation-building and the Philippines (First World Manila Podcast #27)

    Nation-building and the Philippines (First World Manila Podcast #27)

    We're only a nation on paper. Some thoughts on how to make the Philippines an actual nation.

    First World Manila - Fixing the deep-rooted problems of the Philippines

    Links/Sources:
    How to build a nation
    https://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2012/12/how-to-build-a-nation/

    Audio-only versions:
    Apple iTunes/HomePod: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/first-world-manila/id1369122388
    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/64EDRsQVqKYkwJK29BfdwZ
    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/first-world-manila
    Pocket Casts: http://pca.st/Cm54
    RadioPublic: https://play.radiopublic.com/first-world-manila-GMBbaN
    Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id1227054
    Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/first-world-manila
    Google Podcast: Android app only

    First World Manila website: https://artandfinance.net/firstworldmanila/

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/firstworldmanila

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/first_world_manila/

    • 20 min
    Clark: Nature, Riding, and Development (First World Manila Podcast #26)

    Clark: Nature, Riding, and Development (First World Manila Podcast #26)

    A short podcast detailing a recent horseback riding trip I went on in Clark, and tying it to development and culture.

    Spanish-Tagalog vocab: Montar a caballo ~ Mangabayo

    First World Manila - Fixing the deep-rooted problems of the Philippines

    Audio-only versions:

    Apple iTunes/HomePod: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/first-world-manila/id1369122388

    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/64EDRsQVqKYkwJK29BfdwZ

    Anchor: https://anchor.fm/first-world-manila

    Pocket Casts: http://pca.st/Cm54

    RadioPublic: https://play.radiopublic.com/first-world-manila-GMBbaN

    Castbox: https://castbox.fm/channel/id1227054

    Breaker: https://www.breaker.audio/first-world-manila

    Google Podcast: Android app only



    First World Manila website: https://artandfinance.net/firstworldmanila/



    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/firstworldmanila



    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/first_world_manila/

    • 18 min

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