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PH Consulate General Melbourne goes on a cultural immersion at NGV International

The Philippine Consulate in Melbourne had its Cultural Immersion and Yearend Fellowship at the National Gallery of Victoria International on 19 December 2020. It was the first outdoor activity of the Consulate and was attended by its personnel with...

Team of heroes supporting over one thousand Filipino international students in Melbourne

As the coronavirus began to spread in Australia in March, the community felt the effects with immediate loss of hours and in some cases, job losses. On 29 March, five ladies, Archie Tabut, Marie Roxas, Stefanie Bacanto Chung, Elena...

Fil-Aus writer wins NSW Media Lifetime Achievement Award

NSW–Benjie de Ubago, a writer contributor of several publications, including The Philippine Times has won the Premier's Multicultural Media Lifetime Achievement Award  for her 35 years of outstanding contribution to Filipino community media. Benjie was pleasantly surprised when she...

Goodbye, Ka Joel

The Philippine Times joins the Magpayo family and the Filipino community in mourning the passing of Ka Joel Magpayo on 4 November 2020. He was laid to rest on 24 November at Altona Memorial Park in Altona North, Victoria. Ka...

PH Consulate in Melbourne signs 5-year lease for permanent office

The Philippine Consulate General in Melbourne has announced it has signed a five-year lease agreement on a 660-square meter office space in the Central Business District to serve as its permanent office. Acting Consul General Anthony Mandap said the signing...

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 along with the rest of Victorians. The stimulating social outlet for many retirees and shopping husbands was shut...

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 designated Episcopal Vicar for Catholic Migrants and Refugees in the Archdiocese of Melbourne. On 28 July 2020, His Grace, the Most Reverend...

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! Despite the sacrifices, the hardships, the loss, the tears (and the iso calories), we can start looking forward...

Filipino-Australians vying for various Local Council positions in Victoria

Victoria will have Local Council Elections on October 24, 2020. A record number of Filipino-Australians are vying for representation in various Victorian Council elections this year. There is a growing Filipino community in Victoria and there is a need for more...

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 community. Notably in attendance were the Minister for Multicultural Affairs Hon Ros Spence, Victorian Multicultural (VMC) Chair Vivienne Nguyen and Infectious Disease...
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