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Alba Iulia
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Community

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...

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.

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...

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...

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)...

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 their battle against COVID-19. Denis, who works as a nurse at a nursing home, is a diabetic...

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 has tested positive for COVID-19 on 8 September. The male who does not wish to be named...

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 Industry (DTI) Undersecretary Abdulgani Macatoman virtually opened the “Food Philippines – Filipino Food Promotion in Australia” on September 8.

Keeping the Filipino language alive in Australia through Tagalog Learning Inc.

By May Red Zafra, Teacher, Tagalog Learning Inc. “How amazing it is to learn my parents’ language.” “I want to surprise my Lola by speaking in Filipino when I visit her in the Philippines...

Filipinos among highest number of Covid infections in Victoria

The Philippine Times has received information that the Filipino community are among the top 5 multicultural communities infected by the coronavirus in Victoria. Key state government authorities have organised meetings with Filipino community leaders and media this...
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Melbourne’s Filipino seniors village

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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...

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...