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Alba Iulia
Wednesday, August 5, 2020

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New Filipino Community Centre purchased – to be named ‘Filipino Hub’

The Filipino Community Council of Victoria (FCCVI), headed by its president Marlon De Leon, has announced the purchase of a new property in the inner western suburb of Brooklyn in Melbourne.  The building will be named the 'Filipino...

Mother Dearest

MOTHER’S LOVE Giving without expecting in returnLoving with all thy heart no matter whatUnderstanding when others fail to understandSupporting in times of sorrow and griefAnd most of allAlways...

TFC The Filipino Channel to continue overseas programming

On May 5, 2020, ABS-CBN received an order from the National Telecommunications Commission to stop broadcasting, which took effect on the same day (Manila time). ABS-CBN wishes to inform its TFC subscribers in...

#NurseSpotlights – Filipino Nursing Diaspora Day

The Philippines is known as the largest exporter of nurses in the world. Filipinos who work in the healthcare industry, especially those who work in the nursing profession have been increasingly recognised in...

Global COVID-19 deaths now exceed 250,000 mark

updated: 5 May 2020, 11.35 am AEDTSource: https://ncov2019.live/ The COVID-19 deaths worldwide continue to increase now crossing the 250k mark. The number of confirmed cases worldwide is now at 3,644,795. Of the...

Filipino students in Australia raise AUD2,700 to support healthcare workers in the Philippines

FilOz Association of Student Councils (ASCEND) raised $2,700 cash donations for health workers serving COVID-19 patients in the Philippines. The campaign called Filos4Heroes aims to provide personal protective equipment (PPEs) to frontliners in the...

International students in Victoria to receive relief of up to $1,100

The Victorian Government announced today a $45 million fund to support international students in Victoria facing hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund is being delivered in partnership with...

Australia’s population: 294,000 born in the Philippines – 5th largest group of overseas-born residents

In data released recently by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, people born in the Philippines represented the fifth largest group of overseas-born residents, accounting for a total of 294,000 people. This is an increase of around 20...

Few cowards do not reflect the wider views of Australians: Tudge

Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs Alan Tudge MP voiced out his concern over the recent acts of racism levelled at some in the community including against Chinese-Australians.  Lately, there...

New Philippine Honorary Consul to Western Australia appointed

Ms Virma Symons was recently appointed as Philippine Honorary Consul to Western Australia and will be serving a term of three years. H.E. Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega, Philippine Ambassador to Australia,...
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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...
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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.

Build and protect your credit standing

Robert Kiyosaki likes to say that the quickest way to create wealth is to use other people’s money. The problem, of course,...

PAL offering limited special flights between Australia and the Philippines in August

Philippine Airlines has announced a limited number of direct flights in the month of August between Manila and Sydney:

Getting through our collective grief

As I write this, the state number of new cases for COVID-19 has just ticked over 700, and a baby has been...