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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Melbourne’s Filipino seniors village

For 30 years, Filipino-Australian seniors have been living in independent flats at the Lions Elderly Citizens Village in West Footscray. The village...

The kind of wisdom that comes with age

In a world where new, young and fresh are what capture society’s attention, how do we value age and experience?

Australian-made beds are helping lost animals

With the COVID-19 pandemic still causing havoc around the world, a lot of businesses are moving their stores online. One of those...

The ties that bind us all

The Filipino Association of Monash (FAM) is a new cultural club at Monash University in Clayton established in 2019. Before the club’s...

Migration

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Workers in Australia are paid higher than the global average salary rate, according to the OECD Better...
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Budget 2020: opportunities for multicultural Australia

The Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison met with Australia’s ethnic media to discuss the budget and its impact to multicultural communities in...

Maintaining a Strong International Education Industry

By Matthew Thompson Australia’s higher education system is comprised of approximately 4,000 Registered Training Organisations (RTO’s) including 59 TAFE...

Genuine International Students for a stronger education system

By Matthew Thompson International education offers incredible benefits to the host country and diverse opportunities to those living, studying,...

Visa changes affecting international students offshore

On the 20th of July 2020, Honourable Alan Tudge, Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, announced five new...

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Aged care and hiya: Providing feedback or complaints in an aged care home

By Perth Furio With a nation as diverse as Australia, we have found ways...

Filipino-Australians in SA helps needy community members

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Budget 2020: opportunities for multicultural Australia

The Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison met with Australia’s ethnic media to discuss the budget and its impact to multicultural communities in...

Getting through to a post-COVID world together

When the COVID-19 restrictions tightened, the Knox Community Chess Enthusiasts (KCCE) at Westfield Knox and Rowville Library were forced to pause play...

11-year-old Fil-Aussie athlete smashes world record

On the 26th of September, a 5th grader from Queenwood School for Girls smashed a record set back in 1977 by 18...

Community

Filipino-Australians vying for various Local Council positions in Victoria

Victoria will have Local Council Elections on October 24, 2020. A record number of...

Impact of COVID-19 on Filipino-Australians tackled in a roundtable forum

A roundtable discussion was held online recently to discuss the impact of the coronavirus to the Filo...

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...

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...

Philippine Embassy in Canberra and DTI Sydney launch “Food Philippines – Filipino Food Promotion in Australia”

CANBERRA - Philippine Ambassador to Australia Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega and Department of Trade and...

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Getting a work visa in Australia

Workers in Australia are paid higher than the global average salary rate, according to the OECD Better Life Index. Along with offering...

Filipino-Australians in SA helps needy community members

Mabuhay! South Australia is in the right place with limited cases of COVID-19. Restrictions...

Budget 2020: opportunities for multicultural Australia

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Columns

The kind of wisdom that comes with age

In a world where new, young and fresh are what capture society’s attention, how do we value age and experience?

Before it’s too late

Based on the data obtained from a trend tracker website, it has been reported that the current life expectancy for Australians in...

Getting a work visa in Australia

Workers in Australia are paid higher than the global average salary rate, according to the OECD Better Life Index. Along with offering...

Filipino-Australians in SA helps needy community members

Mabuhay! South Australia is in the right place with limited cases of COVID-19. Restrictions...

What sets your soul on fire?

As I write this, our young cousin Ysabel celebrated her 18th birthday as well as our cousin Graces. I...

How long O Lord…?

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

Lifestyle

Melbourne’s Filipino seniors village

For 30 years, Filipino-Australian seniors have been living in independent flats at the Lions Elderly Citizens Village in West Footscray. The village includes 21 single bedroom residential units, as well as a Community Hall with kitchen, owned...

The ties that bind us all

The Filipino Association of Monash (FAM) is a new cultural club at Monash University in Clayton established in 2019. Before the club’s...

7 common Filipino ingredients to liven up your home cooking

Most of us have been guilty of being too tired or unmotivated to get in the kitchen and cook dinner, causing us...

Caring for elderly relatives during COVID and beyond

After the coronavirus pandemic led to the closure of businesses across Victoria, Lucy Sison of Aspendale in Melbourne’s southeastern suburbs was made...

Aged care and hiya: Providing feedback or complaints in an aged care home

By Perth Furio With a nation as diverse as Australia, we have found ways...

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It’s Earth Hour, March 28, 2020, 8.30 pm

The Earth Hour 2020 is set on 28 March at 8.30 pm your local time. Everyone...

Filipino English vs Australian English

https://youtu.be/rTAWqW65wpI Pinoy Joseph Lumanog and Australian wife Julia recorded this very interesting video comparing Philippine English words...

Australia provides $20M for victims of Marawi conflict

https://youtu.be/GaiqKy1w9kI By Leslie Gatpolintan/PNA MANILA -- The Australian government on Aug 7 vowed to provide the Philippines an additional AUD20 million (roughly PHP800 million) over the...

WHO congratulates Philippines for 1.1-M decline in number of smokers

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA, March 22 (PNA) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) has lauded the country’s leadership in promoting significant interventions leading to...

Wish FM one the fastest growing YouTube channels with one million subscribers

https://youtu.be/uQ_LTUhKBYg The Wish 107.5 FM YouTube channel has reached one million subscribers in just two years after its establishment. The Wish-cllusive channel has over 500 videos uploaded...

Money

Australian-made beds are helping lost animals

With the COVID-19 pandemic still causing havoc around the world, a lot of businesses are moving their stores online. One of those...

Budget 2020: opportunities for multicultural Australia

The Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison met with Australia’s ethnic media to discuss the budget and its impact to multicultural communities in...

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...

Sacrifices made to build a successful business

Allskills Recruitment & Migration Services was chosen as one of the best three migration firms in Darwin, NT for three years in...

Travel

Who may or may not travel to the Philippines during the COVID-19 pandemic?

One of the unfortunate, if necessary, consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic is the imposition of travel bans by governments in order to...

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...

Ruby Princess docks in Manila, Filipino crewmen to be tested for COVID-19

The Ruby Princess ship carrying 214 Filipino crew members anchored in Manila Bay on Thursday. This is after a 14 day journey...

The ties that bind us all

The Filipino Association of Monash (FAM) is a new cultural club at Monash University in Clayton established in 2019. Before the club’s...

7 common Filipino ingredients to liven up your home cooking

Most of us have been guilty of being too tired or unmotivated to get in the kitchen and cook dinner, causing us...

Caring for elderly relatives during COVID and beyond

After the coronavirus pandemic led to the closure of businesses across Victoria, Lucy Sison of Aspendale in Melbourne’s southeastern suburbs was made...

Aged care and hiya: Providing feedback or complaints in an aged care home

By Perth Furio With a nation as diverse as Australia, we have found ways...

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