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Alba Iulia
Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Society & Culture

Masking empathy

During World War II, the British government imposed a total blackout. The citizens were urged to stay indoors and black out their windows to make it difficult for the German bombers to stealthily bomb Londoners while they...

Kuya Ray: A volunteer firefighter’s tale of modern heroism

By Charisse Garcia  It was one of those joyous moments for a three-year-old. There was a big red truck with yellow beaming lights and a loud siren. Three fireys...

Bayanihan crucial for Pinoy families in lockdown

The coronavirus has had an enormous impact on the 104-million strong Filipinos with many of the citizens under ‘enhanced community quarantine’ featuring business closures and severe restrictions on movement, including checkpoints and the suspension of public transport. 

Project Compassion appeals support from Australians this Lenten season

Caritas Australia on February 23 launched Project Compassion, an annual Lenten fundraising and awareness-raising appeal. Project Compassion will run for six weeks during Lent. Money raised will help millions...

Is Valentine’s Day creating pressure?

Call me unromantic, but when did Valentine's Day turn into such a big deal? Has Valentine’s Day become too commercialised, and is it a bad thing? Australians have a love-hate relationship with Valentine's Day....

Australian Housing: 5 Benefits of Living in the Filipino Community

Major cities are full of areas with different cultures, and Australia's cities are no exception. Here are benefits for living in Australia's Filipino community. From 2019 and on, Australia is projected to receive more...

Why do so many Filipino women want to marry American or Australian men?

Because of the internet and social media, it is now easier for men and women to meet someone from the other side of the world. It's not so hard to imagine why marriages between different races are...

Australia’s first Rizal Park to host a united community gathering for Rizal Day

The Commemoration of the Execution of Dr. Jose Rizal will be held on Sunday, 29th December 2019 from 10 am to 3 pm at Rizal Park in Ballarat. This special occasion marks the 20th anniversary since the park’s inauguration...

My return to Tacloban City after 6 years since Typhoon Yolanda

By Richard J Ford When I stepped off the plane on the 9th of September 2019, the first thing I did was give my green wrist band I have been wearing for six years...

Finding Filipino heritage as an Australian volunteer

For many people volunteering overseas is like stepping into the new and the unknown. Foreign languages, strange flavours and weather that’s either too hot or too cold. But not for Diana Juskov. For her, volunteering overseas was...
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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!