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Alba Iulia
Monday, September 28, 2020

Opinion

Dual citizenship: all ‘pros’ and no ‘cons’

An oft-repeated saying among us Filipinos is that “you can take the Filipino out of the Philippines, but you can never take the Philippines out of the Filipino.” No other truism has been more evident for us...

How are Filipinos in Victoria feeling during COVID-19?

R U OK? day was held around Australia on 10 September. Traditionally held on the second Thursday of September each year, R U OK? day is a reminder to ask others this important question to stimulate an...

Everyone ready to go?: A look at the future

Everyone ready to go? Victorians would be familiar with this line, as many of us tune in to Dan Andrews’ daily press conference about the effects of COVID-19 in our state. We tune in...

Masking empathy

During World War II, the British government imposed a total blackout. The citizens were urged to stay indoors and black out their windows to make it difficult for the German bombers to stealthily bomb Londoners while they...

Empathy

/ˈɛmpəθi/ noun the ability to understand and share the feelings of another. What does it mean to will the good of the other? With Victoria...

Don’t give up. Don’t give in. Awaken!

If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and...

The unwelcome visitor that is the coronavirus

People who are over the age of 60 and who have other conditions such as lung or heart disease, diabetes and other illnesses which affect immunity are among the most vulnerable to the coronavirus, according to the...

Visa changes affecting international students offshore

On the 20th of July 2020, Honourable Alan Tudge, Acting Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, announced five new visa changes for international students who are affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Getting through to a post-COVID world together

As I write this, the state number of new cases for COVID-19 has just ticked over 500, and a baby has been reported to be infected with the virus. A growing number of clusters around aged care...

The Golden Rule

In the current climate, there’s a myriad of competing voices, different viewpoints and divided agendas. As a mother to a three-year-old, the landscape as we know it has changed dramatically. Now, more than ever, I believe that...
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Dual citizenship: all ‘pros’ and no ‘cons’

An oft-repeated saying among us Filipinos is that “you can take the Filipino out of the Philippines, but you can never take...

Filipino-Australians vying for various Local Council positions in Victoria

Victoria will have Local Council Elections on October 24, 2020. A record number of Filipino-Australians are vying for representation...