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Sunday, August 9, 2020

Asther Bascuña-Creo

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 to make noise. The garbage truck has not yet arrived for its usual 7am Tuesday...

Finding the sacred in isolation

I am writing this towards my tenth week in isolation, brought on by the coronavirus. This amount of time varies for many of us, some who are immuno compromised have very wisely gone into lockdown within their...

Thoughts in isolation

Is it really true we are approaching our seventh week in isolation? From a crisis that created so much concern about global health and effects of the novel coronavirus on health systems, the...

To be Small is to be Radical

By Asther Bascuna Creo For those who know me or even those who have the misfortune to follow me on social media, you would be familiar with a personal tradition I follow at the end of...

Being enough

By Asther Bascuna Creo Just recently the world was shocked to learn of the death of two celebrities Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. One, an icon in the fashion world whose clothing line has become almost synonymous to the good...

Leaving the Edges

By Asther Bascuna Creo There’s something to be said about being an edge dweller or a boundary seeker. Many of us have this experience – coming to Australia from another country, we arrive taking the unstable steps of a migrant,...

Four authors share their stories this Saturday

By Asther Bascuña Creo On Saturday 26 November, four Filipino Australian authors and artists will have the opportunity to present their stories and creativity through a collection of books published by The Philippine Times. As one of the authors, I feel...

A pebble is all you need to be

By Asther Creo I started to attend recently a local writers group in my community. I have not been writing actively for awhile and thought this would bring back my writing mojo. So one cold Wednesday night I rocked up my local...

Giving it up

If there is one thing that is very hard for you to give up, what would that be? Perhaps a hobby? Your status in the community? A prized possession? A relationship? Fair enough, but I have one more word for you,...
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Victorian premier orders shutdown of workplaces in Melbourne to stop coronavirus spread

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews revealed today the industries that will be shut down following his declaration of stage 4 restriction in Melbourne...

Victoria now under state of disaster, curfew declared

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that a state of disaster in Victoria will come into place from 6:00 pm tonight.

Build and protect your credit standing

Robert Kiyosaki likes to say that the quickest way to create wealth is to use other people’s money. The problem, of course,...

PAL offering limited special flights between Australia and the Philippines in August

Note: PAL has updated their August schedule which does not include flights to and from Sydney. The Philippine Times has contacted...