What is a Filipino? Looking at DNA for the answers

| January 30, 2013 |

The following is an excerpt.

What’s your mix? Remember that infamous advertising campaign a few months ago, which raised the ire of the Philippine public?  Extolling the virtues of Filipinos who were “mixed” —part-Filipino, part something else— it was really meant to be a celebration of diversity, but many saw it as praising the part-foreign among us.

At that time, someone asked me what I thought, and I remember being puzzled. You see, genetically I have no idea what it means to be “Filipino”.

Read the full article here: What is a Filipino?  Looking at our DNA for the answers