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Friday, February 21, 2020

Health & Education

It’s Hearing Awareness Week

This Hearing Awareness Week (3-9 March), Australian Hearing is encouraging local residents around Melbourne to embrace their hearing health as an extension of their fitness regime. Research shows today’s older Australians are generally healthier...

Dementia Awareness in the Community 2018

In Victoria, there will be Film Showing and Talk about Dementia on Sept 26 and 27 at AFCS Venues in Boronia and Doveton respectively. To book, pls call (03) 9701 3421.

Gadaoni Family runs for a good cause

The Gadaoni family, couple Rom and Thess with their daughter Thadine, joined the annual Herald Sun/City Link Run for the Kids 2018 held on 18 March. The fun run is a community event and is conducted to raise funds...

FASTCO launches program to help new Filipino students in Victoria

MELBOURNE, Australia – Are you an incoming Filipino student to the state of Victoria? Are you worried about settling in to a new country? The Filipino-Australian Student Council of Victoria (FASTCO) is here to help you! FASTCO, an Australia registered...

TELL TEN about checking diabetes risk

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Life! program is launching a new campaign. The TELL TEN campaign is encouraging every Victorian to tell ten people about the free online risk test, AUSDRISK, to find out if they are at risk of developing type 2...

Strong link between diabetes and depression

Every April 7, the World Health Day is celebrated since 1948 when the World Health Organisation was established. This year’s World Health Day focuses on depression. Globally, around 350 million people of all ages and from all walks of life...

Unproven stem cell “therapy” blinds 3 patients in U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 20 (PNA/Xinhua) -- An ophthalmologist in the United States calls for increased patient education and regulation after three patients were blinded following a treatment marketed as a stem cell clinical trial. A recent paper documenting the cases...

Philippine ambassador visits ACFE

The Philippine Ambassador to Australia, Her Excellency Minda Calaguian-Cruz visited the Australian Centre of Further Education (ACFE) as part of her first official State Visit to Victoria. The ambassador addressed a group of ACFE nursing bridging program students, nurse educators,...

Turnbull proposes to ban unvaccinated children from attending childcare

MOSCOW, March 14 (PNA/Sputnik) -- Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Monday announced a plan to enforce a ban on unvaccinated children at childcare centres and pre-schools throughout the country. The prime minister sent letters to state and territorial leaders...

Google’s artificial intelligence detects cancer faster than doctors

MOSCOW, March 8 (PNA/Sputnik) -- Google has found an unexpected use for one of its self-driving car technologies: tumour hunting. A statement from the tech titan claims that their detection software is significantly more thorough and accurate than an ordinary...
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The sensible Pinoy – Getting the best value when buying a car

Next to buying real estate, buying a car probably represents the second-largest major expense for any family. It is not uncommon for...

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).

National Day of Prayer and Fasting – Sat 22 February 2020

Over 70 locations Australia-wide will celebrate the National Day of Prayer and Fasting on Saturday 22 February 2020.

Love hurts

“You always hurt the one you love, the one you should not hurt at all”. This is the opening of the song...