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PH-AU Friendship Day tree planting activity in Manila

Australian Ambassador Steven J. Robinson AO joined Presidential Communications Secretary Martin Andanar and Manila City Administrator Felix Espiritu for a tree-planting activity at the Arroceros Forest Park in Manila to mark Philippines-Australia Friendship Day on Saturday, 22 May. The Friendship...

Former PH president Joseph Estrada contracts COVID-19

Former Philippine President Joseph "Erap" Ejercito Estrada has tested positive for COVID-19, his son Jinggoy Estrada confirmed in a television interview today. He said the 83-year-old former chief executive was rushed to the hospital after feeling weak last night. According to Sen. Jinggoy,...

Super Typhoon Rolly (Goni) devastates the Philippines days after Typhoon Quinta

Super Typhoon Rolly (Goni), the world’s most powerful storm this year has struck the Philippines and will soon hit Vietnam only a week after Typhoon Quinta Typhoon Rolly hit the eastern island province of Catanduanes from the Pacific, with winds...

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 passing was confirmed by daughter Cynthia Lim as well as with an announcement made by his chief...

Manila ranks among world’s top emerging startup ecosystems

The Philippine startup ecosystem is once again featured in the annual Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) by Startup Genome. In its inaugural ranking of the world’s top 100 emerging ecosystems, Manila is ranked 36th globally. The GSER 2020 puts the value...

New processes on arrival in the Philippines – here’s what overseas Filipinos need to expect

While travel restrictions and quarantine rules are in place to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, one can expect a more difficult journey to the Philippines. Michael Gabriel Angel came to Australia in 2019 as an international student...

President Duterte announces Manila domestic air travel suspension, and entry restrictions for foreign tourists

In a televised announcement amid the COVID-19 pandemic in the Philippines, President Duterte read out a resolution, signed by the Inter-agency task force for the management of an emerging infectious disease. The resolution states "Land, domestic air, and domestic...

Australia vows support for Arroceros Park expansion, Manila education programs

Australian Ambassador to the Philippines Steven Robinson paid a courtesy call on Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso 15 August 2019. Robinson was impressed with what Mayor Moreno has been able to achieve within one-and-a-half months that he's been...

PHL Defense Secretary keen on offshore patrol vessels deal with Aussie firm

MANILA -- Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Tuesday reiterated his interest to enter into an agreement with Australia-based global shipbuilder and defense contractor, Austal, regarding the proposed offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) of the Philippine Navy (PN). He...

Renowned Australian chef graces Taste of Australia in Makati

MNL—UNICEF Australia’s National Ambassador for Nutrition and Master Chef Australia 2009 winner Adam Liaw hosted a cooking demonstration during the Taste of Australia 2019, held at Greenbelt 3 Open Park in Makati City last 27 April. Adam prepared a...
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