Going Solo: For these people, recession has meant SUCESSion
Nov04

Going Solo: For these people, recession has meant SUCESSion

by Didi Paterno-Magpali reporting from Dubai Mary Ann Santos reporting from Manila The ongoing economic recession has caused a lot of turmoil in different countries:  currency depreciation, price increases, unemployment and political unrest. Economists are bleak soothsayers, predicting that a prolonged recession will lead to an economic depression. But there are some people who have been able to make the most out of the current...

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Adopted: The Faces of Teen Acclimatization in the UAE
Aug28

Adopted: The Faces of Teen Acclimatization in the UAE

  Unlike their homeland-based counterparts, the children of Filipino expat families are exposed to many opportunities and challenges that come with living in a more multi-cultural environment.  Didi Paterno-Magpali takes a look at teens in the UAE to see how they are adjusting, and not just settling in, but growing up in a land different from their own. Marianne Dominique Dinsay, 13 years old, has lived a life of a teenage...

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