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Alba Iulia
Friday, October 2, 2020

Literary

Fil-Aussie solicitor releases autobiography

Our very own former columnist, Sydney based Filipino solicitor has published her autobiography entitled, “A Pebble That Floats”. Imelda Argel was born into a family of prominent Filipino lawyers...

A Duterte Reader launched

A book about Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s early presidency was launched on 30 October at the University of Sydney. Duterte Reader is a collection of critical essays by leading public intellectuals in the field offering timely, incisive and well-grounded...

Filo author launches new book

By Vicky Ramirez Polon An impressive turnout of book lovers, fans, family, and friends marked the launch of Lorna Ramirez’s third book Moments of Love, Lust and Ecstasy, which was held at Avondale Heights Library and Learning Centre on 28...

Clamor grows for poet Balagtas’ hero status

By Catherine J. Teves MANILA, April 1 (PNA) -- An expert joined calls for renowned Filipino poet Francisco Baltazar's formal recognition as Philippine hero. Writer and educator Michael Coroza believes such accolade is due, noting Baltazar harnessed the pen's might to...

Pinoy authors

Speech delivered by Walter Villagonzalo during the book launching of four Filipino-Australian authors on 26 November 2016 in Melbourne) Most Filipinos who migrate to Australia and other countries are highly educated, talented, smart and are top performers in their own...

Karayom sa dayami

I Sa gilid ng pader ng buhay ay maganda ang samahan ng lahat, Sama-sama sa kalungkutan, kainan at kantahang walang puknat, Iisa ang dinarasal pati ang tunog nitong halakhak, Iisipin mong walang katapusan itong pagtitinginan at galak.   II Pero ang hangin ay biglang naiba ng...

My Innermost Thoughts: The Realities of Life

Lorna Ramirez wrote this book so she could share her wisdoms with others. She has been an observer of human behaviour and emotions and has built up her own personal philosophies throughout her life. This book is a collection...

My inspirational message: Realities of life

By Lorna Ramirez Just a simple, gentle squeeze on your hand from someone you love, can mean a thousand things. A wonderful token of love, affection, care, understanding, support and much more. It can be easily felt within your heart,...

Four Filipino authors included in “New Asia Now”

The works of four Filipino authors, Miguel Syjuco, Glenn Diaz, Johoanna Lynn Cruz and Elaine Laforteza were included in New Asia Now, edited by Julianne Schultz and Jane Camens. New Asia Now is published by Griffith Review, Australia's leading...

Something about Manny

Tribute to Manny Geronia Asuncion Norma Serrano Aged Care / Centre Manager Filipino Community Council of Vic. Inc “Ariel Noche”, “Pabrika (Papel, Papel, Papel)”, “Mandaragat”, “Bayan Mo, Bayan Ko”, “Kahit ang Mundoy Magunaw”, “Lakambini”, “Pag-ibig, Pahimakas ng Isang Manlalakbay”, “Isang Umaga sa Bunganga ng Impyerno”,...
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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...
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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...

PAL to operate one special flight between Sydney and Manila in October

Philippine Airlines has announced a limited schedule of flights in October between Australia and the Philippines. Flight schedules:

Fil-Aussie RnB talent Sheralyn May releases latest single: ‘Baby You’

Sheralyn May is a 21-year-old Pop/RnB singer from Melbourne, Australia with a Filipino-Australian heritage. Singing since the age...

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...