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Monday, September 28, 2020

COVID-19

Melbourne COVID-19 restrictions ease: Curfew lifted, students to return to primary schools

In a lengthy press conference today, Premier Daniel Andrews has announced several changes that will take effect from 11.59pm on Sunday (tonight). From 5 am Monday, curfew will be scrapped. Premier Andrews denied that...

How are Filipinos in Victoria feeling during COVID-19?

R U OK? day was held around Australia on 10 September. Traditionally held on the second Thursday of September each year, R U OK? day is a reminder to ask others this important question to stimulate an...

Everyone ready to go?: A look at the future

Everyone ready to go? Victorians would be familiar with this line, as many of us tune in to Dan Andrews’ daily press conference about the effects of COVID-19 in our state. We tune in...

Empathy

/ˈɛmpəθi/ noun the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. What does it mean to will the good of the other? With Victoria...

“I’ve never been so scared for my family’s safety” – Fil-Aussie hospitalised twice due to COVID-19

27-year-old nurse Karen Miraflor of Clyde in Melbourne's south east has been through an unexpected ordeal after contracting COVID-19 in late August, resulting in two hospital admissions. Over a period of six days, Ms...

Aged care nurse and pregnant wife recover from COVID-19 in Melbourne

Denis Baniqued, 34, and Mary Rose Quinto, 25 of Wollert in Melbourne’s north have been hospitalised during their battle against COVID-19. Denis, who works as a nurse at a nursing home, is a diabetic...

Filipino aged care worker tests positive for COVID-19 in Melbourne’s north

The Philippine Times has been informed that a 26-year-old Filipino aged care worker from Melbourne's northern suburbs has tested positive for COVID-19 on 8 September. The male who does not wish to be named...

PAL opens special flight from Melbourne to Manila on September 26

Philippine Airlines has announced a limited schedule of flights in September and October between Australia and the Philippines, including a rerouted flight from Sydney to Manila (via Melbourne) on September 26. Flight schedules:

Melbourne aged care nurse returns to work after three week recovery from COVID-19

A 30-year-old Filipino nurse named Kaya who works at an aged care facility in Melbourne's eastern suburbs shares her horrible experience when she discovered that she tested positive for coronavirus. The frontliner works in a facility with...

Filipinos among highest number of Covid infections in Victoria

The Philippine Times has received information that the Filipino community are among the top 5 multicultural communities infected by the coronavirus in Victoria. Key state government authorities have organised meetings with Filipino community leaders and media this...
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Melbourne COVID-19 restrictions ease: Curfew lifted, students to return to primary schools

In a lengthy press conference today, Premier Daniel Andrews has announced several changes that will take effect...
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Philippines to promote IT-Business Process Management industry in the Australian market

The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) and the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Sydney (PTIC-Sydney) will conduct...

How to get a car loan as a recent migrant to Australia

If you are looking to buy a car and need a loan, you may believe that banks will say “no” to you...

Dual citizenship: all ‘pros’ and no ‘cons’

An oft-repeated saying among us Filipinos is that “you can take the Filipino out of the Philippines, but you can never take...

Filipino-Australians vying for various Local Council positions in Victoria

Victoria will have Local Council Elections on October 24, 2020. A record number of Filipino-Australians are vying for representation...