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Alba Iulia
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

COVID-19

Getting through our collective grief

As I write this, the state number of new cases for COVID-19 has just ticked over 700, and a baby has been reported to be infected with the virus. Aged care facilities and workplaces like meat processing...

The Philippines has never felt so far away

We’ve reached the second half of 2020, and it has been a difficult year so far. Most people are looking forward to 2021, hoping that next year will bring change and opportunity. For now, everyone has different...

Filipino Australian doctor treating COVID patients urges public to ‘stay home’

By Dr Michelle Natividad Bautista, MBBS, Honours, FANZCA Dr. Natividad works at multiple hospitals both in public and private in Melbourne. She is an anaesthetist called to help and manage deteriorating COVID-19 patients, or...

Fighting the battle within

I have now lived over half a century.  Unlike my parents, I have not experienced war.  But I have come close – when I was in my second year at university, the period of Martial Law began...

Empowering children during COVID-19 through literature

With astounding drive and determination, many children’s books have been quickly published in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, teaching children about coronavirus and encouraging them to protect themselves and others. In the past, children’s literature...

Financial help and mental health support for Filipino-Australians

Coronavirus has brought with it many challenges. These have affected both our financial health and our mental health and wellbeing. You may be experiencing problems sleeping, mood changes, low energy levels or having issues in your relationships....

A true survivor – Michael Rojales’ 72-day battle against COVID in Melbourne

A Filipino family from Berwick has been devastated by COVID-19 since late March, where three family members contracted the virus. 46-year-old Michael Rojales was in an induced coma for two weeks at Monash Clayton Hospital and relied...

Filipinos in Melbourne share their experiences returning to lockdown

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire have returned to Stage 3 Stay at Home restrictions as a result of an increasing number COVID-19 infections. The Philippine Times reached out to five Filipino-Australians living in hotspot...

Our lives as Filipino-Australians may never be the same again

The onset of the pandemic early this year has been reshaping the landscape of the world as we know it. As businesses close down or downscale and people shut themselves in, the world is making a radical...

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire return to lockdown

By Philip Russo, Monash University and Brett Mitchell, University of Newcastle Metropolitan Melbourne and the shire of Mitchell will be returned to Stage 3 stay-at-home restrictions as of 11.59 pm, Wednesday (8 July 2020),...
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Fr Litoy Asis appointed Melbourne’s Episcopal Vicar for Catholic Migrants and Refugees

The announcement on his new appointment is revealed through this Note Verbale. Reverend Monsignor Joselito Cerna Asis, the newly...

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!