4 C
Alba Iulia
Monday, September 28, 2020

Community

Fiesta Management Committee members get fresh mandate

By ALICE GREGORIO-NICOLAS Out-of-court settlement, $6,525; Fiesta profit $5,000 MELBOURNE--Around 130 Filipino-Australians, feeling the chill of Sunday winter braved the cold weather to cast their votes in last Sunday's election of Management Committee Members held at the Philippine Community Centre in...

FCCVI, PAFI holds Philippine Independence Ball

VIEW ALL PHOTOS DURING THE 112th PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY BALL Around 350 attended the Philippine Independence Ball spearheaded by the Filipino Community Council of Victoria (FCCVI) and the Philippine-Australian Foundation (PAFI) last 5 June at the Millenium Reception and Function...

UPAAA-NSW holds seminar on Philippine wildlife conservation

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association of Australia - New South Wales Chapter (UPAAA-NSW) commemorates its 30th anniversary with a Seminar Series on a wide range of topics. The first of the Series was on “Skilled Migration and...

Wright, Byrne win 2009 Miss and Mrs Philippine Fiesta of Victoria

Story and photos by ELENA CLASICAS Kathleen Wright and Cecil Byrne were crowned Miss Philippine Fiesta of Victoria 2009 and Mrs Philippine Fiesta of Victoria 2009, respectively during the final judging of all candidates and coronation of winners for the...

Anglican Church leader visits Sydney

One of the leaders of the Episcopal (Anglican) Church in the Philippines has recently come to visit Sydney, Australia to promote the work of the religious church. The Anglican Church in the Philippines' Prime Bishop Edward Malecdan visited the...

Filipino seniors meet with Federal Minister for Ageing Justine Eliott

Various Filipino Senior Citizens Associations got a chance to socialise and discuss shared issues with the Federal Minister for Ageing Justine Eliott during the community forum on December 4 at the Penrith City Library Theatrette. Among those who attended the...

CPCA celebrates 18 years of service to Filipino Australian community

By GLORIA SEIBEL/NORMINDA VILLANUEVA The Center for Philippine Concerns Australia inc (CPCA) celebrated its 18th Anniversary with dinner at RSL Dandenong on 23 October 2009. The founding members, community leaders, volunteers and parliamentarians gathered to celebrate the organisation’s years...

Sydney press releases statement on Maguindanao violence

The horror of the kidnap and murder of more than 50 Filipinos in the Mindanao province of Maguindanao shook not only the Philippines, but also the international community. Filipino groups in Sydney has condemned the allegedly politically-motivated violence which took...

Rain can’t dampen Pinoys’ Philippine Fiesta

Heard, saw, felt By ALICE GREGORIO-NICOLAS All set to go for the 2009 Philippine Fiesta--bigger and better venue and all Pinoys from north, west, south, east were raring to show Australians how we celebrate Fiesta. There was pride, konting yabang, because...

Sweet generosity

By ANGELI C. ALBA BITTERNESS. No one can deny that this is one of the first feelings that the Filipinos who suffered flood, devastation and loss of loved ones felt right after the twin typhoons Ondoy and Pepeng ravaged a...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

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....
- Advertisement -

Melbourne COVID-19 restrictions ease: Curfew lifted, students to return to primary schools

In a lengthy press conference today, Premier Daniel Andrews has announced several changes that will take effect from 11.59pm on Sunday (tonight).

Philippines to promote IT-Business Process Management industry in the Australian market

The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) and the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Sydney (PTIC-Sydney) will conduct...

How to get a car loan as a recent migrant to Australia

If you are looking to buy a car and need a loan, you may believe that banks will say “no” to you...

Dual citizenship: all ‘pros’ and no ‘cons’

An oft-repeated saying among us Filipinos is that “you can take the Filipino out of the Philippines, but you can never take...