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Alba Iulia
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

COVID-19

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...

The unwelcome visitor that is the coronavirus

People who are over the age of 60 and who have other conditions such as lung or heart disease, diabetes and other illnesses which affect immunity are among the most vulnerable to the coronavirus, according to the...

Filipino-Australian family of 5 tested COVID positive

A Filipino-Australian living in the western suburbs is now at home and on the road to recovery after being hospitalised when she contracted COVID-19. Despite going back to her normal grind, she said she feels more...

ISA-SIDELINE: Melbourne’s Filipino ‘Deep Clean’ COVID team

ISA-SIDELINE is recognised as one of Melbourne's COVID-19 clean up teams. This dedicated group includes several international students who have been saved from unemployment. Together they work and risk their health to...

Covid positive Filipina from Geelong breaks down after being taken into hotel quarantine

A 58 year old Filipina named Ella is currently being held in hotel quarantine in Melbourne after she tested positive for coronavirus. In an interview with The Philippine Times, she confirmed that she has...

Around 290 passengers fly home on special flight from Melbourne to Manila

Philippine Airlines in cooperation with the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs, and the Philippine Consulate in Melbourne successfully coordinated a special flight from Melbourne to Manila this morning. The 10:30am scheduled PR210 flight departed...

TFC Asia Pacific partners with regional organisations to deliver service for overseas Filipinos

The Filipino Channel (TFC) Asia Pacific echoes the ABS-CBN worldwide call to be in service of the Filipino through information, entertainment and inspiration. Amidst the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe, TFC Asia Pacific invokes the bayanihan spirit...

Filipino aged care worker battling COVID-19 in a Melbourne hospital, says ‘I can’t breathe’

A 48-year-old Filipino who works as a Personal Care Attendant at the coronavirus plagued Estia Aged Care Facility in Ardeer has been admitted to hospital. Maria Bradford was rushed to Sunshine Hospital by ambulance...

A doctor’s plea in the fight against COVID-19 in Melbourne

By Dr Michelle Natividad Bautista, MBBS, Honours, FANZCA Victoria is in a state of disaster and now in stage 4 lockdown. We need stage 4 lockdown to aim for elimination, otherwise we would be...

Getting through to a post-COVID world together

As I write this, the state number of new cases for COVID-19 has just ticked over 500, and a baby has been reported to be infected with the virus. A growing number of clusters around aged care...
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Spiritual conversation with a frontliner

By Neil Daculan She called and wanted desperately to take an hour’s walk.  Smelling the fresh air through the...

How long O Lord…?

I will take refuge in the shadow of Your wings, until the disaster has passed O Lord. – Psalm 57:1

5 new COVID-19 cases overnight. Victorians, you are amazing!

By Dr Michelle Natividad Bautista, MBBS, Honours, FANZCACongratulations to the legends of Melbourne! 5 new cases overnight. Woooohooooo! Victorians, you are amazing!