Teka Teka Explains

We live in a confusing time, bombarded everywhere by so much content. Let Teka Teka Explains be your guide. We cut through the noise and dig into the weeds to bring you insights you won't get from the daily news grind. We take you further than our regular Teka Teka reports--so you can make better sense of the world around you

00:10:29 2022-06-11
The Philippine National Police has been promising to fight corruption and impunity within its ranks through a massive Internal Cleansing Program. The idea is to cull thousands of errant cops from the force. Has it made a difference? We take a closer look....
00:14:28 2022-05-21
If there’s anything the Christine Dacera and Bree Jonson cases reminded us, it’s that the way medico legals and forensic autopsies are conducted in the country still leave much to be desired. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
00:14:25 2022-05-07
There’s singing, dancing, prize money and free food. There’s also not much talk about their platform, or how they will achieve unity. Camille Elemia tells us what she’s learned in the months trailing the Uniteam candidates. See omnystudio.com/liste...
00:19:17 2022-04-01
It's been eight years since the signing of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro—the final peace agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). What have we achieved since then? And why were they fighting for inde...
00:19:15 2022-03-19
In the Philippines, people often treat inmates like they don't have rights--moreso if they are women. But community leaders are learning to help women fight for due process...one barangay at a time. This is the story of Barangay Holy Spirit. See omnystud...
00:10:06 2022-03-05
Two full years since the pandemic forced us all to go digital, the elderly and the disabled are still having trouble getting their legally-mandated discounts when shopping online. So we started asking questions.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy ...
00:14:34 2022-02-18
Non-stop message notifications and an endless stream of virtual meetings–welcome to “WFH life”! But after two years, the novelty’s worn off. Employees are anxious and stressed out, leading to the Great Resignation. What can Filipino workers do?  ...
00:12:56 2022-01-22
The pandemic has also prompted candidates to adjust to the new normal. From Facebook, Tiktok, to Lazada and Mobile Legends… Find out the new ways they try to get our attention ahead of the 2022 presidential elections. See omnystudio.com/listener for pr...
00:15:47 2021-12-17
With fewer restrictions, chances are you’re invited to a reunion or two with friends and family this Christmas. But if you’re dreading it because you know you’re going to run into that aunt or friend whose views differ greatly from yours, listen to ...
00:22:07 2021-12-10
On Human Rights Day, we show you what it's like to be the subject of a warrantless arrest; to be harassed for your work; to be held incommunicado for days; and then to actually lose one’s safety and privacy online--through the eyes of a journalist who r...
00:24:00 2021-12-04
Multimillion dollar pot prizes, scholarships, worldwide tournaments: Esports is rivaling—and upending—the traditional sports industry. We take you behind the scenes of the Philippine esports industry. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy informati...
00:13:13 2021-11-19
The Philippines, one of the worst-hit nations by COVID-19, is also at the center of the global illegal wildlife trade. So much so that the Palawan pangolin is now classified as “critically endangered”. We don’t even eat pangolin meat or drink rhino ...
00:00:50 2021-11-11
We live in a confusing time, bombarded everywhere by so much content. Let Teka Teka Explains be your guide. We cut through the noise and dig into the weeds to bring you insights you won't get from the daily news grind. We take you further than our regula...