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Filipino community asks: who really heads FCCVI?

The current leadership of the Filipino Community Council of Victoria (FCCVI) is creating confusion to the Filipino community. While FCCVI Chairperson does her daily duties as its head, Jing Sosa is representing himself as the Interim Chairperson after suspending...

Prince of Penzance wins Melbourne Cup 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5oI55X2mvrc Cup result: PRINCE OF PINZANCE Max Dynamite Criterion

Tabulation blunder mars Mr Philippines Australia 2015

The Mister Philippines Australia 2015 Awards Night last 24 October at the Moonlight Reception in Fitzroy North was marred by controversy due to a vote tabulation blunder and counting the scores. Unsatisfied parents and supporters expressed disappointment at the...

Jason Day receives Australia’s highest sporting award

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3mfZ2vO2C8 Golf's World Number 1 Jason Day has been awarded with the 2015 Don Award from the Australian Sports Hall of Fame on 21 October. The said award is Australia's highest sporting honor. The Filo champ, who could not be physically present,...

Who is the true Filipino?

By Michael Henry Ll. Yusingco, LL.M Filipinos always ask this question in November because on the 30th of this month we commemorate the birthday of the quintessential nationalist, Andres Bonifacio. However, this annual introspection has come particularly early this year...

Fil-Aussie Jason Day’s life story

Jason Day is an Australian golfer who started playing golf at a very young age. Day was born in Beaudesert, Queensland. His father, Alvin, was an Irish-Australian and his mother, Dening, was born in the Philippines and moved to Australia...

Online voter registration for overseas Filipinos

For Filipinos living overseas who wish to vote in the coming 2016 Presidential Elections, accomplishing a registration can be accomplished online. Take note that using the online facility only attempts to facilitate the process of accomplishment of the Application Form....

What about the 100 million?

  By Michael Henry Ll. Yusingco, LL.M The biggest spectacle in Philippine politics has begun. Filipinos are witnessing again sublime braggadocio from those aspiring for residency in Malacañang. Some of whom have gone to the extent of fictionalizing their importance to the...

International Forum on “Filipinos Ageing in a foreign land”

The Australian Filipino Community Services (AFCS) will sponsor an international public forum on “Filipinos Ageing in a Foreign Land” on 9 October 2015, 9 am to 5pm at the Deakin Edge, Federation Square in Melbourne. Guest presenters are Filipino doctors and...

Senator Grace Poe announces her presidential bid for 2016

Grace Poe Llamanzares formally declared her plans for 2016. Speaking in front of supporters at the Bahay Ng Alumni in UP, Senator Poe outlined her 20-point agenda that she plans to implement if she becomes the next Philippine president. Watch Senator...
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426 Filipino crew members stranded on ship in Melbourne, hundreds more in Sydney & Perth

426 Filipinos crew members are currently on the Golden Princess at Station Pier in Port Melbourne, and...
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Latest update on COVID-19 cases worldwide

updated: 1 April 2020, 10.00 pm AEDTSource: https://ncov2019.live/ Australia has now recorded a total of 4,862 positive cases of COVID-19...

Visa tips during the Coronavirus crisis

The travel restriction pertaining to banning non-citizens and non-residents from entering Australia has a variety of effects on temporary visa holders who...

Latest visa updates affecting travellers to and from Australia amid COVID-19 pandemic

To all our kababayans confused about who and what to follow amidst this ongoing pandemic we are all experiencing, please see below...

One-stop-shop online directory for all Australian COVID-19 and Telehealth clinics

Australians now have access to a single, one-stop-shop directory website to find all relevant information relating to nationwide COVID-19 clinics, pop up...