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Monday, August 10, 2020

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Philippines wins Miss Universe 2015

Miss Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach was crowned as the Miss Universe 2015 after host-comedian Steve Harvey mistakenly announced the wrong name. Watch this fail crowning moment of Miss Universe 2015 when host Steve Harvey first announced the winner... https://youtu.be/9cfoSREXeaM And then, a...

New campaign helps Filipino travellers overseas

With the upcoming busy Christmas holiday period, the Australian Government has launched a new advertising campaign to help the Filipino community and other nationalities be even more informed and prepared when travelling home to visit family and friends. An initiative...

FCCVI election this Sunday: Luetic says, yes it’s on; Sosa says, no it’s postponed

The plot thickens as the Filipino Community Council of Victoria’s (FCCVI) Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Election of 2015-17 Executive Officers are drawing nearer. Two days more and it is still uncertain whether it will push through or not. Even...

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....
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Filipino aged care worker battling COVID-19 in a Melbourne hospital, says ‘I can’t breathe’

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Former Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim dies of COVID-19

Former Manila Mayor Alfredo S. Lim succumbed to the coronavirus at 4.30pm on 8 August 2020. He was 90 years old. Lim’s...

A doctor’s plea in the fight against COVID-19 in Melbourne

By Dr Michelle Natividad Bautista, MBBS, Honours, FANZCA Victoria is in a state of disaster and now in stage...

Victorian premier orders shutdown of workplaces in Melbourne to stop coronavirus spread

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews revealed today the industries that will be shut down following his declaration of stage 4 restriction in Melbourne...

Victoria now under state of disaster, curfew declared

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that a state of disaster in Victoria will come into place from 6:00 pm tonight.