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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

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‘I had COVID-19, now I’m fine’

A few Filipino-Australians in Melbourne tested positive for Coronavirus in the third week of March. They were reported to have suffered flu symptoms and immediately went to the doctor for testing. They then remained at their respective...

Philippine Consulate General in Melbourne temporarily closed

The Philippine Consulate General (PCG) in Melbourne is informing the public that in response to the lingering public health emergency, and for the safety of its clients, guests and personnel, its office is temporarily closed until further...

Triskelion International of Victoria participates in Clean Up Australia Day

As part of an annual tradition to help save Mother Earth, the Triskelion International of Victoria Australia Inc. (TIVAI) participated in the Clean Up Australia 2020 community activity at The Newport Park, The Gatehouse and the surrounding...

Award-winning ‘Quezon’s Game’ now showing in Australia

Critically acclaimed historical film Quezon's Game starring Filipino-Australian Raymond Bagatsing is currently screening in selected theatres in Australia and New Zealand. The film recently screened in the U.S., Canada,...

Masarap! Filipino cuisine three ways at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Mark your diaries! This March, Filipino cuisine is set to tempt taste buds at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival (MFWF). Following a series of sold-out dinners at last year’s MFWF, The Entree.Pinays return...

Ati-Atihan Group of Melbourne to join Moomba Festival this March

The Ati-Atihan Group of Melbourne, a group of performers representing a Christian tradition from the Kalibo people of the Philippines, is once again participating in the up and coming Moomba Festival on Monday, 9 March 2020. The...

Briefing on Philippine initiatives for peace reaches Australia

The Philippine Embassy in Australia hosted a series of forums held in Sydney, Canberra, and Melbourne on February 1-4 to discuss the threats to the Philippine peace initiatives particularly from the CPP-NPA-NDF, which is listed as a...

Lot 2 of Philippine Fiesta Laverton property sold

Featured image: Property ‘sold’ sign erected in the first week of February 2020. | Photo credit: Noel Tolentino According to the sign posted by Reliance Real Estate on the Laverton property, the second...

Filipino-Australian Jose ‘Jun’ Relunia receives Order of Australia Medal

Jose Relunia’s 25 years of service to the Filipino-Australian community of New South Wales was recognised at the recent Australia Day celebrations. Relunia also widely known in the community as Jun, received two distinguished...

Filipino restaurant in Melbourne closes its doors

After five years, Reynaldo's Restaurant in North Melbourne is closing down. The longest-serving fine dining restaurant is a favourite venue for family gatherings and small group meetings. The restaurant posted...
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A true survivor – Michael Rojales’ 72-day battle against COVID in Melbourne

A Filipino family from Berwick has been devastated by the COVID-19 since late March, where three family...
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FILCCA National Conference postponed until October 2021

In consultation with State Councils, the FILCCA Executive have formally postponed the National Conference until October 2021 in response to the current...

Filipinos in Melbourne share their experiences returning to lockdown

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire have returned to Stage 3 Stay at Home restrictions as a result of an increasing number COVID-19...

Our lives as Filipino-Australians may never be the same again

The onset of the pandemic early this year has been reshaping the landscape of the world as we know it. As businesses...

Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire return to lockdown

By Philip Russo, Monash University and Brett Mitchell, University of Newcastle Metropolitan Melbourne and the shire of Mitchell will...