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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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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...

Australia awards grants to 14 Filipino students

The Australian government has recently chosen 14 new students to become recipients of its newest batch of grants from the Australian Leadership Awards (ALA). In keeping with the government's goal of giving educational opportunities to deserving students in its neighbouring...

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...

Filipinos join Sydney longboarding event

Filipino enthusiasts of a new sport is currently preparing to join the Longboard IGSA World Championships from November 27 to 29. The 1st Philippine Longboarding Team had been in Sydney since late last week acclimating themselves to Sydney and practising...

Model OFW families to be recognised

Thirty-four overseas Filipino workers' families will be recognised this coming November 26 during the 2009 OFW Model Families of the Year Award (MOFYA). Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) administrator Carmelita Dimzon announced that the model families were chosen for their...

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...

RP authorities apprehend man accused of molestation in Australia

The authorities in the Philippines was recently able to track down and apprehend a man accused of child molestation in the Australia. A news article published by the Philippine Daily Inquirer reported that the Philippines' National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)...

Visa exemption for Filipinos’ NZ transit announced

Filipinos will now have one less thing to worry when transiting in New Zealand. {{more}} The Philippine Embassy in Santiago announced recently that it has received communication from the Embassy of New Zealand in Santiago that Filipinos transiting through New...

Filipino educator is CNN Hero of the Year

Hope. Ingenuity. A vision for the youth. These are some things that led a Filipino to plumb a most desperate situation in Philippine society and brought him to a most honoured position as this year's CNN Hero of the Year. Educator...

RP, Thailand push for single Asean visa

The Philippines and its neighbour Thailand are both pushing for the creation and implementation of a single visa for all member-nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean). The two nations are proposing that the 10-member association adopt...
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Visa tips during the Coronavirus crisis

The travel restriction pertaining to banning non-citizens and non-residents from entering Australia (implemented by the Australian government...
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COVID-19 updates affecting travellers to and from Australia, other visa holders

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

Latest update on COVID-19 cases worldwide

updated: 29 March 2020, 4.00 pm AEDTSource: https://ncov2019.live/ Australia has now recorded a total of 3,935 positive cases of COVID-19...

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...

The resourceful Pinoy

Almost everyone can use a bit of extra money, especially when the time to pay quarterly bills comes along. Luckily, Filipinos have...