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Alba Iulia
Thursday, October 22, 2020

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The kind of wisdom that comes with age

In a world where new, young and fresh are what capture society’s attention, how do we value age and experience? Is there a place in modern society for our aged? Our...

Before it’s too late

Based on the data obtained from a trend tracker website, it has been reported that the current life expectancy for Australians in 2020 is 83.5 years compared to the Philippines’ current life expectancy of 71.2 years. These...

Getting a work visa in Australia

Workers in Australia are paid higher than the global average salary rate, according to the OECD Better Life Index. Along with offering high salary rates, fair work practices and provision of employment benefits such as superannuation, Australia...

Filipino-Australians in SA helps needy community members

Mabuhay! South Australia is in the right place with limited cases of COVID-19. Restrictions have been easing considerably, and we are looking forward to more establishments reopening. The wider...

What sets your soul on fire?

As I write this, our young cousin Ysabel celebrated her 18th birthday as well as our cousin Graces. I was privileged enough to be invited as one of Ysabel’s 18 candles via Zoom. We...

How long O Lord…?

I will take refuge in the shadow of Your wings, until the disaster has passed O Lord. – Psalm 57:1 March 2020 seemed a normal month to me, with events for work, family and...

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...

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...
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Melbourne’s Filipino seniors village

For 30 years, Filipino-Australian seniors have been living in independent flats at the Lions Elderly Citizens Village...
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The kind of wisdom that comes with age

In a world where new, young and fresh are what capture society’s attention, how do we value age and experience?

Australian-made beds are helping lost animals

With the COVID-19 pandemic still causing havoc around the world, a lot of businesses are moving their stores online. One of those...

The ties that bind us all

The Filipino Association of Monash (FAM) is a new cultural club at Monash University in Clayton established in 2019. Before the club’s...

7 common Filipino ingredients to liven up your home cooking

Most of us have been guilty of being too tired or unmotivated to get in the kitchen and cook dinner, causing us...