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Alba Iulia
Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Philippines

Aussie investors seek for opportunities in Visayas and Mindanao

DAVAO CITY--A number of Manila-based Australian investors are looking beyond the National Capital Region to find business opportunities, the Australian Ambassador to the Philippines said. Ambassador Amanda Gorely said this in an interview shortly before the opening program of the...

Philippine Immigration cancels Aussie nun’s missionary visa

 MANILA -- The Philippine Bureau of Immigration (BI) has cancelled the missionary visa granted to Sister Patricia Fox and orders her to leave the country within 30 days. BI said that this is not an attack against the faithful but...

Cebu Pacific cadet pilots to train in Australia for one year

By Marna Dagumboy Del Rosario CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga -- Cebu Pacific on April 11 started sending cadet pilots to Australia where they will undergo intensive aviation training at Flight Adelaide. The first batch is composed of 16 cadet pilots...

Australia to honour outstanding Australian-educated Filipinos

Nominations for the 2018 Australian Alumni Excellence Awards are now open. The awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of outstanding Australian-educated Filipinos in their field, industry or community. Thousands of Filipinos have completed undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Australia since...

Bb Pilipinas 2018: Top 15 Question & Answer portion and announcement of winners

The Question and Answer portion is one of the toughest portions of the Bb Pilipinas 2018 Beauty Pageant. Watch the Top 15 candidates' answer to the questions posed by the judges. Videos courtesy of ABS-CBN. https://youtu.be/o8H1ma_XNPA https://youtu.be/uVZYnPk5BwM Announcement of winners https://youtu.be/KhtdoszTQQ0 Title winners who will...

Women entrepreneurs launch WEE Mean Business

The Philippine Business Coalition for Women Empowerment (PBCWE) launched “WEE Mean Business: Philippine Women Leaders Breakfast Dialogue” to celebrate International Women’s Month on 27 February 2018 at Manila Polo Club. PBCWE is a coalition of seven large companies committed to...

Giving orphaned children a warm mum’s hug

Ruth Roa puts up her dream orphanage using her superannuation Dreams and passion brought to fruition a project that gives disadvantaged children in Mindanao, Philippines a voice. Thanks to the vision of Ruth Roa, a native of Mindanao and founder...

Australia affirms military support for Philippines

https://youtu.be/i_3Ypezo-Ao CLARK, Pampanga – Australian Defense Minister Senator Hon Marise Payne on October 23 said it is a great opportunity to exchange views on key security issues that challenge the region everyday such as terrorist activities. “These are the things that...

President Duterte tours HMAS Adelaide, renews full support to allies

https://youtu.be/vdy4toU8Yqw VIDEO: Royal Australian Navy MANILA -- President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday, October 10, visited the largest ship of the Royal Australian Navy and reiterated full support to the Philippines’ allies. The President was given a tour of the landing helicopter...

Mail-order bride industry in the Philippines thrives using social media

DAVAO CITY -- Social media has kept the number of mail-order brides or marriage migrants afloat, an official of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas said. Marriage sponsors under such scheme are making money to as much as P500,000 to P1...
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FILCCA National Conference postponed until October 2021

In consultation with State Councils, the FILCCA Executive have formally postponed the National Conference until October 2021 in response to the current...

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Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire return to lockdown

By Philip Russo, Monash University and Brett Mitchell, University of Newcastle Metropolitan Melbourne and the shire of Mitchell will...