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April 2020

Our Awesome Chat

Chocolate Consumption and Business in the Post-Covid World

Our Awesome Chat with Pam Cinco, Founder and Chief Eating Officer of Risa Chocolates
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Chocolates is our happy and healthy food during this post-Covid World. 

Welcome to our Awesome Chat with Pam Cinco, Founder of Risa Chocolate to talk about the healthy benefits of Chocolates and the impact of Covid to the local chocolate business.

Good afternoon, Pam! 

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Our Awesome Chat

The Anti-Activities Guide to Summer Break with the Kids in Quarantine

The Anti-Activities Guide to Summer Break with the Kids in Quarantine
Our Awesome Chat with Teacher Tina Zamora: Watch in Youtube | Watch in Facebook

It’s officially a 4 months summer season for the kids in the post Covid World. We don’t believe in filling up the schedule of the kids with back to back activities and stress them out 

Welcome to our Awesome Chat with Teacher Tina Zamora, a Family Life & Child Development Specialist, School Administrator, Resource Person for Family Issues, Child Development & Progressive Education. 

Good morning, Teacher Tina! 

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Our Awesome Chat

The Heroic Covid-19 Story of Frontline Feeders Philippines

Watch in Youtube: The Heroic Covid-19 Story of Frontline Feeders Philippines
Watch in Facebook: Frontline Feeders Philippines Covid-19 War Story

We were inspired and watching in awe on how fast Frontline Feeders Philippines was able to quickly mobilize to feed our frontliners at the start of the outbreak of Covid-19 in Manila despite the logistical challenges.

Welcome to our Awesome Chat about the story of Frontline Feeders Philippines!

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The Manila Podcast

Crash Landing on Love

S01 Bonus Episode : ❤

Now, more than ever, couples are meeting and falling in love … online.

We talk about the pros and cons of Dating Apps, from Tinder to Bumble and even . . . Facebook!

Spanky explains all the drama of LDRs to Anton and Rache, and how all this relates to Crash Landing On You!

plus: we talk about our wishlist for future guests on The Manila Pod

Listen to the MNL POD here:

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Official Website: https://www.manilapodcast.com

Favor, if you enjoy the episode hope you can share this with another person. Salamat!

Please email us for any comments, feedback, or suggestions: [email protected]

Our Awesome Chat

Healthy and Holistic Living Tips in the Age of Corona with Melanie Teng-Go

Our Awesome Chat with Melanie Teng-Go
Healthy and Holistic Living in the Age of Corona” with Melanie Teng-Go, Biophiliac and EMR Specialist

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Synopsis:
This quarantine period provided a life reset to focus on what’s matters most — our health, our family, and service to other people.

Welcome to our Awesome Chat with our friend Melanie Teng-Go, a lover of Nature and everything natural.

Good afternoon, Mel!

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The Manila Podcast

Manila Dining in the New Normal?

How will things change once the ECQ is lifted? We’re certain we will all still love good food… but How?

Anton and Spanky talk about the spike in Food Deliveries, then dream about their priority food trips once we all can go out again!

Episode Outline:

0:00 : Kamustahan: Manila ECQ Update

7:30 : Easter Monday Madness~ why did so many people break quarantine?

14:30 : How will restaurants adjust their operations post ECQ?

16:30 : Who’s Delivering Now? and Stay Home, don’t Pick-up!!!

29:00 : The restaurants we can’t wait to go to after the quarantine

40:30 : Top Chefs doing Online Cooking

42:30 : A Farewell to CLOY

#WeEatAtHome
#WeHealAsOne

Listen to the MNL POD here:

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Official Website: https://www.manilapodcast.com

Favor, if you enjoy the episode hope you can share this with another person. Salamat!

Please email us for any comments, feedback, or suggestions: [email protected]

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TIM HO WAN and HAWKER CHAN now offers Takeout during the Quarantine!

You can now eat your favorite Michelin quality meals at home during the ECQ!

The franchise chains known for the world’s cheapest Michelin-starred dim sum joint Tim Ho Wan and Singapore’s humble hawker stall Hawker Chan are now offering pickup and delivery from their Glorietta branch!

And here’s how you can order from them…

TIM HO WAN MANILA 添好運
Glorietta 3, Ayala Center, Makati, 1224 Metro Manila
FacebookTim Ho Wan
Websitehttp://www.timhowan.com/

HAWKER CHAN MOA
Ground Floor, Glorietta 3, Ayala Center, Glorietta Complex, Makati City
Facebook: Hawker Chan Philippines
Instagram: @hawkerchanphilippines

 

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Frozen Meals you can reheat during the Quarantine @WeAreJosiahs

Don’t know what to cook? No time to go to the grocery? Find these Frozen Meals prepared with love for you and your family during this time!

Josiah’ Catering one of the leading wedding, corporate and social events catering companies in the Philippines, is now offering a variety of frozen packed meals that you can easily just reheat and serve.

Keep safe, and have them delivered via Grab Express or Lala Move right to your doorsteps.

 

Josiah’s Catering
Mobile: 0917-570-2979,  0917-808-1959
Facebook: experienceJosiahs
Instagram: @WeareJosiahs
Website: www.josiahcatering.com

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UNICEF: How to Protect Our Kids & Family to Survive the Covid-19 Pandemic?

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Introduction

Dr. Mariella S. Castillo:
Check if they’re experiencing or spreading stigma. You know that the outbreak has brought with it numerous reports of discrimination around the world. So it’s important to check that your children are neither experiencing nor contributing to the bullying. Explain to them that coronavirus has nothing to do with what someone looks like, where there are a from or what language they speak. And if they have been bullied, they should feel comfortable telling an adult whom they trust.

Anton Diaz:
All right. Good afternoon. Good afternoon. Welcome to the awesome families out there. My name is Anton Diaz, founder of Our Awesome Planet. Welcome to our awesome chat with UNICEF. You know, one of the legit ways to continue to support COVID-affected families and communities here in Manila is by supporting legitimate organizations like UNICEF. So this afternoon we’re talking to Dr. Yella Castillo of UNICEF to talk about the situation and how they’re helping the communities here in Manila. Hi, good afternoon, Dr. Yella.

Dr. Mariella S. Castillo:
Hi Anton. Good afternoon.

 


Covid-19 Facts by UNICEF

Anton Diaz:
And so first things first, we’re now on the 21st day of the lockdown in Metro Manila. Can you give us an overview of the COVID situation here in your point of view, or UNICEF’s point of view?

Dr. Mariella S. Castillo:
All right. Well, according to the most recent case bulleting from DOH, and they issue this every day, as of yesterday at 4:00 PM there are now 3018 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Philippines. There have been 136 deaths due to COVID and 52 patients have recovered. The hotspot really remains to be in the 60 to 69 age group followed by the 50 to 59 year old age group. So it affects really older adults. They’re slightly more males than females, 61%. The other hotspot in terms of places will be National Capitol Region or NCR. 55% of all confirmed cases are here in Metro Manila. Then the other big hotspot is Davao. And the NCR accounts for 66% of all deaths. Of the 17 regions in the Philippines, 16 out of 17 have reported COVID-19 cases already. The only region that has not reported a case is Caraga or region 13.

Dr. Mariella S. Castillo:
Among those who died from COVID-19, we know that there are certain populations that are most at risk. So among the 136 Filipinos who died, the most affected age group is 72 to 79 years old. The 73% are males. So far, the youngest is 34 years old and the oldest is 89 years old. And more than three fourths of these persons who died have what we call co-morbidities, meron din silang sakit that include diabetes, chronic kidney disease or hypertension, heart disease, bronchial asthma or cancer.

Dr. Mariella S. Castillo:
So today we’re on day 21 of the enhanced community quarantine to help flatten the curve. And the Philippine government has been implementing actions on all fronts to address this global pandemic that’s affecting our country. So first, DOH is further strengthening its capacity in COVID testing. In the beginning we only had one testing center. That’s our RITM in Alibang. But now they opened five other subnational testing centers and many more. And it’s all on the DOH website, but are more than 29. Not to mention they’re private hospitals that do COVID testing.

Dr. Mariella S. Castillo:
DOH is strengthening hospital preparedness, rapid response, risk communication and very important information dissemination with its full support from UNICEF Philippines. Also, the government is looking at alternative locations for large scale quarantine facilities so that we do not overwhelm the hospitals. And LGUs are setting up their own quarantine facilities. So for example, the Interagency Task Force is reportedly planning three makeshift quarantines sites, one in Rizal Memorial Stadium, one in World Trade Center and one in PICC. We hear also of other regions setting up their own temporary quarantine sites.

 

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The Manila Podcast

Announcing…. The Manila Podcast!

Finally, we launched our city podcast dedicated to our beloved Manila and the Philippines with my good friend Spanky Enriquez.

We wanted to talk about life and culture of Filipinos and people living in Manila to inform, entertain and serve as a historic snapshot of the emotions and authentic sentiments of life circa 2020.

Please subscribe to the MNL POD in Spotify and Apple Podcasts!

Here’s our first episode in Spotify:

S01 E01:  Introducing… The Manila Podcast!!!
What are Podcasts and why now is the best time to start listening to these sources of information and entertainment and positivity.

Our premiere episode discusses this new era of “Movies for your Ears” and the reasons why you should start tuning in.

Listen to Manila Podcast via Spotify

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