Filipinos cope with an epidemic of despair as Covid-19 takes a toll: Letter From The Bureau Ep 3

  • 2 Jul 2021

Letter From The Bureau Ep 3: Filipinos cope with an epidemic of despair as Covid-19 takes a toll 14:01 mins Synopsis: Join The Straits Times's foreign editor Bhagyashree Garekar in this podcast series as she talks about life as it goes on amid the screaming headlines and bubbling crises with ST’s correspondents in the Asia-Pacific, the US and Europe every month. She chats with ST's Philippines correspondent Raul Dancel about the following: Why is the Philippines in an ‘epidemic of despair’ (0:58) Tackling the mental health dimension of the COVID-19 crisis (2:18) Which groups are especially vulnerable and is financial hardship worsening mental health? (5:28) How is the government helping? (8:45) How to remain resilient in this time of uncertainty (11:06) Produced by: Bhagyashree Garekar ( & Ernest Luis Edited by: Aleemah Basirah and Hadyu Rahim Subscribe to our Asian Insider Podcast channel to follow our various shows each week and rate us on your favourite audio apps: Channel: Apple Podcasts: Google Podcasts:  Spotify: Website: Feedback to: Read Raul Dancel’s story - China flushed with 'red fever' as CCP prepares to mark 100 years: Read Raul Dancel’s stories: Follow Danson on Twitter: Read more of ST's Letters From The Bureau: Asian Insider newsletter: Asian Insider videos: --- Discover more ST podcast series: Asian Insider Podcast: Green Pulse Podcast: Health Check Podcast: ST Sports Talk Podcast: Life Weekend Picks Podcast: #PopVultures Podcast: Bookmark This! Podcast: Lunch With Sumiko Podcast: Discover BT Podcasts: Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! See for privacy information.