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Alba Iulia
Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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Filipina entrepreneurs on the rise in Australia

Discover five small businesses that Filipinas have started in Australia. These aspiring ladies reflect on the recent success of billionaire Melanie Perkins, drawing on her as an inspiration in their own endeavours.

Part Filipino Melanie Perkins now Australia’s third-richest woman

By Dwight Baloloy  CEO and co-founder of Canva, Melanie Perkins, has been hailed as the third richest woman and youngest billionaire in Australia at the age of 32. Perkins was born in Perth to...

Ligaya Chin: A caring heart for others

Remembering Ligaya ChinThe Philippine Times joins the Filipino-Australian community in mourning the passing of Ligaya Chin, 88. We are reposting the article on her tribute and birthday celebration in 2017 by the Filipino Association of Victoria (FAVI).

#PinayPower: Growing confidence in community

On a crisp Saturday morning in Sunshine North, a new plant nursery blasts feel-good tunes. A stream of women is greeted with bubbly mango mimosas, and homemade Filipino treats. The Sari Sari Sisterhood is in session.

Doltone House 50th anniversary celebration calls to inspire migrants

The Doltone House, one of Sydney's iconic hospitality brands, celebrated its 50th Anniversary on the 25th October 2019 with the unveiling of a commemorative plaque by The Hon. Scott Morrison MP, Prime Minister of Australia in the...

How eBili will transform online shopping for Filipinos in Australia

They say that you can find a Filipino in every corner of the globe. With the ever-increasing number of Filipinos working and studying abroad, this might be true. Whether you're staying abroad for a few months or...

Maria’s building block of success

Maria Papa is an entrepreneur at heart and a passionate businesswoman.  She moved to Australia in 2006 to provide her children with more opportunities and a better future.  She has excelled in various industries throughout her business...

Joel’s joy is selling peace of mind

Joel Reyes is a Filipino General Insurance Broker running his own insurance firm in Melbourne. Specialising in Business Insurance, as a Pinoy broker Joel is passionate in assisting kababayans and the Filipino community.

Sherman’s passion for vehicles

Sherman Buca-Salvador is a Filipino sales professional. He is the new car sales consultant at Brighton Holden and Brighton Mitsubishi. He wants to assist kababayans and other customers in picking...

87 kids get new school supplies

Just before school opens in the Philippines usually the first week of June, Filipino-Australian Midel Santos-Stokes troops to the Philippines to personally attend to his sponsored children, now numbering 87—shopping for their school supplies and other needs such as...
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Victorian premier orders shutdown of workplaces in Melbourne to stop coronavirus spread

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews revealed today the industries that will be shut down following his declaration of...
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Victoria now under state of disaster, curfew declared

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that a state of disaster in Victoria will come into place from 6:00 pm tonight.

Build and protect your credit standing

Robert Kiyosaki likes to say that the quickest way to create wealth is to use other people’s money. The problem, of course,...

PAL offering limited special flights between Australia and the Philippines in August

Philippine Airlines has announced a limited number of direct flights in the month of August between Manila and Sydney:

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...