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Take Control: Don’t Rot in Life’s Ruts
Jun29

Take Control: Don’t Rot in Life’s Ruts

Take Control: Don’t Rot in Life’s Ruts By Rache Hernandez   Does it seem like each new day is the same as the last? Do you feel like you’re not challenged, that very little engages you and everything else bores you? Does it seem like life is leading you, rather than you leading the life you want? “Yes” to all? You, my friend, are in a rut.     What is a Rut? “Being in a rut” signifies a feeling of frustration for...

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Racial Discrimination in the UAE: It’s a Two-Way Highway
May31

Racial Discrimination in the UAE: It’s a Two-Way Highway

Racial Discrimination in the UAE: It’s a Two-Way Highway By Rache Hernandez   The UAE is a melting pot of various nationalities and that has infused the country in general, and the corporate world in particular, with a whole gamut of work values, priorities, customs, and the like. In such a diverse environment, it is sometimes difficult to keep pre-conceived notions at bay, making the workplace conducive for racial...

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WOS 2012: Service – Mary Jane Tupas – A Deep Passion for Helping
Apr04

WOS 2012: Service – Mary Jane Tupas – A Deep Passion for Helping

Story by Rache Hernandez Photographer: Johnbert N. Dacanay; Assistant Photographer: Dave A. Pongasi Make Up Artist :Tonirose B. Roquim     There are events in life that mark one’s character. For some it is a time of crisis, for others it is a time of great opportunity. For nurse Mary Jane Tupas, it was the prospect of a baby being born in an airplane and the ironic life and death situation that came with it that marked her...

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Ang Nanny ng Tahanan: More than Just the Help
Jan22

Ang Nanny ng Tahanan: More than Just the Help

The wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton was touted as the most watched event of 2011 with about 1 billion people watching on their TV sets, laptops, and tablets.  One Filipina did not have to jostle for a view. Aracelli Piccio, Prince William and Prince Henry’s nanny, was personally invited by the Royal Couple. Rache Hernandez talks a look at the Filipina nannies around the world who are raising other people’s children as...

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The Financial Savvy Overseas Filipino
Oct29

The Financial Savvy Overseas Filipino

  By RACHE HERNANDEZ For many saving is an activity that mirrors one’s life cycle. Work as hard as you can while you are still young and able.  Make hay while the sun shines, or so they say. Save a little for the rainy days and set aside some funds for your golden years. For those who are financially-conscious, it is essential to add in a few new elements to this cycle.  Some buy assets like real estate, through housing loans...

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