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Five reasons property will bounce back in 2021

By Manish Azad 1. Record Low Interest Rates Australia hasn't seen this record low interest rates in history. The current cash rate is only 0.10%. So, if you ever wanted to get into the dream house or buy an investment property,...

Fil-Aus writer wins NSW Media Lifetime Achievement Award

NSW–Benjie de Ubago, a writer contributor of several publications, including The Philippine Times has won the Premier's Multicultural Media Lifetime Achievement Award  for her 35 years of outstanding contribution to Filipino community media. Benjie was pleasantly surprised when she...

New Consul General and additional consular staff arrive in Melbourne

Ms. Maria Lourdes M Salcedo has been appointed by the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary, Teodoro Locsin Jr, as the new Consul General in Melbourne. Since her appointment five months ago, Consul General Salcedo has finally arrived in...

Talented Fil-Aussie siblings ‘The Quinals’ ready to take on the world

The pandemic has impacted many Filipino-Australian artists and musicians in an industry which relies heavily on live music to succeed. With the easing of restrictions in Victoria, local musicians are looking forward to opportunities to return to the stage. The...

Getting to know Fil-Aussie soul star Jerson Trinidad

Jerson Trinidad arrived in Australia in the late 80's with his family in Wagga Wagga. He then moved to Sydney to join popular talent show on Network 10 called ‘Star Search’. Jerson joined the TV show ‘New Faces’ with...

Goodbye, Ka Joel

The Philippine Times joins the Magpayo family and the Filipino community in mourning the passing of Ka Joel Magpayo on 4 November 2020. He was laid to rest on 24 November at Altona Memorial Park in Altona North, Victoria. Ka...

Kiko Choir: 28 years of bringing joy to Melbourne

The Filipino Choir of St Francis (aka Kiko Choir) began singing at St Francis Church in Melbourne in 1992. This was shortly after the very first Filipino Mass was established by resident priest Rev Fr Ed Wood, together with...

WePlanr, DOT Philippines Australia and New Zealand to launch #ThrowbackWeddingOfTheYear competition

Mission-driven wedding startup WePlanr is partnering with the Department of Tourism (DOT) Philippines to bring much-needed reprieve from COVID-induced boredom and tension for couples everywhere across Australia and New Zealand. WePlanr, Australia’s first destination wedding planning and marketplace tech-platform,...

Australians raise $50,000 for typhoon Vamco (Ulysses) victims via GoFundMe

Following the devastation of Typhoon Vamco in the Philippines claiming the lives of at least 73 with 19 missing, Australians have raised over $50,000 via GoFundMe in the first four days to support the recovery efforts. Almost $8,000 has been raised in 72 hours by...

Disaster Aid Australia responds to Philippine typhoons

By Brian Ashworth Following the Typhoon Goni, as well as other Typhoons in the last few weeks, the local partner of Disaster Aid Australia (DAA), Balay Mindanaw travelled to Bicol to assess the situation. They identified one of the worst affected...
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From IT to entrepreneurship

For this edition of #PinoysDownUnder, we talked to ANTHONY HERRERA, owner of New Life Cycles Bike Shop and Enelssie...
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