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Australia deporting a child because of his autism?

The Hon. Scott Morrison MP,: Please don’t deport my 9 year old son to a land he doesn’t know because of his autism. Maria Sevilla…

Anne’s journey to Australia as an International Nurse

Anne is a Filipino nurse who graduated from a nursing school in the Philippines and appeared for the board exam and got registered as a…

Skilled visa reform targets investors and entrepreneurs

The Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen MP, and the Minister for Financial Services…

Applicants claiming special exemption

MIGRATION DOCTOR Felix Carao The current permanent employer-sponsored visa categories accommodate unique and unusual applications…

State sponsorship under skilled migration

MIGRATION FORUM Atty. Imelda Argel  As you may be aware, a new points test took…

New Immigration Rules allocate places to best and brightest migrants

New  Immigration Rules allocate places to best and brightest migrants

Intending skilled migrants who want to come to Australia will have to ask permission to apply…

Opinion View all

The ascendancy of a leader

The ascendancy of a leader

  Illustration by JOEL P. MAGPAYO   Leaders are put into position, either by appointment, election, or succession. They occupy that…

First love

First love

By Ryan Perdio Adam was my first love. We met online during our late teens. It was a simple ‘hi and…

Why Dual Citizenship?

Why Dual Citizenship?

On 19th March, the Philippine Embassy’s ePassport biometrics mobile service and oath-taking for dual citizens arrives in Melbourne and pre-registrations must…

Stop violence against women

Stop violence against women

March is declared international women’s month and 8 March is international women’s day. Every year, for this month of the year,…

“Sama-sama, kayang-kaya”– Aida Garcia

Speech delivered by Aida Garcia, President of the Filipino Communities Council of Australia (FILCCA) at the Annual Philippine Fiesta held at…

The “Y” factor – are you ok?

The “Y” factor – are you ok?

Colours of Life By Dina Mananquil-Delfino I like watching shows like X factor that promote talents and give them the opportunity…

Double serve

Double serve

QUEER LIFE By Ryan Perdio “Good luck with everything.” A relatively inoffensive phrase, it’s a great goodbye line one can use…

Entertainment View all

“Pangako Sa’yo” airs on TFC next week

“Pangako Sa’yo” airs on TFC next week

The Filipino Channel’s (TFC) highly anticipated drama series “Pangako Sa’yo” is set to tell one of the greatest love stories about romance, promises, and broken…

Fil-Aussie finalist in E-Fashion Awards

Jimmy Kimmel sings Manny Pacquiao’s new walk-out song

Frozen’s “Let It Go” wins Best Song Written For Visual Media

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How could less be more?

How could less be more?

  A hyperactive stock market is the pickpocket of enterprise. – Warren Buffett, who became a…

How to get a cruise ship gig

The charm of short-term gains

So, when do you sell?

Rising stocks: good or bad?