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Friday, July 10, 2020

Special Reports

The 2018 that ends with a bang

Every year is a significant milestone in the Filipino-Australian community, a time wherein new events take centre stage and major feats are highlighted. But while the yesteryears have been nothing but a blast in this part exotic,...

Celebrating goodness in us

2017 was a year which would go down in the history books of Filipinos in Australia as one of the most exciting and productive despite being a challenging one. The relation between the Philippines...

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...

Living a night of nostalgia

By Lorna Ramirez The early Filipino migrants in Victoria had a reunion, and the only agenda was to reconnect What makes the grand reunion of early Filipino migrants so unique and different from other events? This was not an organisation, not a...

Oldest living Filipino WWII veteran is 107, recalls Bataan Death March

By Ben Cal MANILA (PNA) -- At 107, former Army Capt. Jose P. Javier is the oldest living Filipino World War II veteran who survived the infamous Bataan Death march. But despite his old age, Capt. Javier, a medical doctor by...

Young Moro glad he did not become an Abu Sayyaf thug

By Darwin Wally T. Wee ISABELA CITY, Basilan, March (PNA) – If not for the quick intervention of his mother, Hafidz Kumar, who was then 16 years old, could have joined the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) and live a life...

Study says toddlers’ grammar skills learned, not inherent

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 24 (PNA/Xinhua) -- A new study indicates that rule-based grammatical knowledge among toddlers emerges gradually with a significant increase around the age of 24 months. The finding, backed by statistical evidence and published in Psychological Science, is...

Powerful Tool: World’s fastest computer allows China to ‘Predict the Future’

MOSCOW, Feb 22 (PNA/Sputnik) -- Exascale supercomputers like China's planned Tianhe-3 are powerful tools for predicting the future, Professor Evgeniy Yushuk told Sputnik. On Monday, Chinese scientists announced their schedule to build a new-generation supercomputer that will be 10 times...

Celebrate love month the healthy way: DOH

By Leilani S. Junio MANILA, Feb. 10 (PNA) -- Love is in the air as the day of romance draws near and the health department has a few “healthy” suggestions for the incurably romantic. Health Secretary Dr. Paulyn Ubial said giving...

Muslim world marks Eid al Adha or Feast of Sacrifice

By Aerol B. Pateña MANILA, Sept. 12 (PNA) -- The Muslim world celebrated Monday Eid al Adha or the Feast of Sacrifice, which commemorates the sacrifice of Ibrahim (Abraham) of his son Ishmael in obedience to Allah's command. The festival also...
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Our lives as Filipino-Australians may never be the same again

The onset of the pandemic early this year has been reshaping the landscape of the world as...
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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...

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...

Pivoting back from a global pandemic

As I am writing this, I am sitting here in the quiet space of the kitchen. The birds have not yet begun...

Protecting the community from Coronavirus (COVID-19): information for Filipino-Australians

As we move towards living COVIDSafe, it is important that you stay home if you are unwell. If you have cold or...