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Friday, July 10, 2020

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Four Filipino properties severely damaged in Australian bushfires

Filipinos around the world have been concerned about reports of Filipinos that have been evacuated and lost their homes. The Philippine Times has been in regular contact with Jerson Baladjay of Samahang Pilipino sa Gippsland (SPAG), and...

A State of Disaster – Hell on Earth

Filipinos around the world are watching closely at the devastation caused by the bushfires in South Eastern states of Australia. Many Filipinos in Victoria and New South Wales have received messages of concern...

Filipinos organise bushfire relief goods for East Gippsland

Various groups – Gawad Kalinga Australia, Council of Australian Filipino Organisations of Victoria (CAFOVI), Filipino Community Council of Victoria (FCCVI) and Rowena Hansen have organised various drop off points around Melbourne for the collection of non-perishable goods....

2019: The year that was

2019 came to an end, giving way to a new year—which means renewed hopes and seeing new challenges. But 2019 was not just a date in the calendar that went by for nothing. Just like the yesteryears,...

Australia’s first Rizal Park to host a united community gathering for Rizal Day

The Commemoration of the Execution of Dr. Jose Rizal will be held on Sunday, 29th December 2019 from 10 am to 3 pm at Rizal Park in Ballarat. This special occasion marks the 20th anniversary since the park’s inauguration...

Mobile Consular Mission for Melbourne 20-24 January 2020

The Philippine Embassy has announced that an online appointment system will be implemented for passport applications for the Mobile Consular Mission to Melbourne on 20-24 January 2020. There is no charge for securing an online appointment.

Filipino social media influencers meet up in Sydney

Some of Sydney's rising young social media stars got together for a night of fun, networking, meet and greet and celebration at The Carter on O'Connell Street in Sydney on December 14.  The first-ever...

Research Forum on the Philippines boosts Filipino-Australian academic community

By Cristina Lazo The annual International Research Forum on the Philippines (IRFP) has been forging education and research links between the Philippines and Australia for seven years in a row. The...

Full-fledged Philippine Consulate General to open in Melbourne in Feb 2020

Upon the pursuit of promoting the rights and welfare of Filipinos in Australia, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) will be commissioning a full-fledged Philippine Consulate General (PCG) in Melbourne — a transition from its appointment of...

Members welcome to ask questions – PFVI

The Philippine Times was invited to an interview with four members of the Philippine Fiesta of Victoria Inc. (PFVI) committee, namely Chairperson Mario Magbiray, 1st Vice President Ross Manuel, 2nd Vice President Manny Asuncion, and Treasurer Nilo...
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Protecting the community from Coronavirus (COVID-19): information for Filipino-Australians

As we move towards living COVIDSafe, it is important that you stay home if you are unwell. If you have cold or...