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Alba Iulia
Friday, January 22, 2021

Editorial

Australia Day: For we are one and free

The new year brings hope and optimism that we will see the end of the pandemic later in the year. As Australia continues to diffuse any outbreaks of coronavirus, we must continue to live and work in a COVID-safe...

Of festivity and next year’s uncertainty

The year 2020 has proven itself to be a difficult year for us Australians, mostly with the ongoing pandemic and its repercussions. Despite the fears and the shake-ups, it is still a year of good times, especially to the...

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 open conversation...

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 World Health...

The Philippines has never felt so far away

We’ve reached the second half of 2020, and it has been a difficult year so far. Most people are looking forward to 2021, hoping that next year will bring change and opportunity. For now, everyone has different ways of...

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 we know it. As businesses close down or downscale and people shut themselves in, the world is making a radical shift that...

The Coronavirus pandemic – affecting Filipino food, travel business

The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) has hit some Filipino businesses significantly in Melbourne since January, particularly GJ’s Grill. Renowned for its Bacolod style Chicken Inasal and Lechon, the popular restaurant has reported a decrease in sales of over 80%...

Giving priority to health and safety, mental health

Every October, the Filipino-Australian community ought to be made aware of two of the month’s major highlights. Namely, that the World Mental Health Day is to be celebrated on the 10th and, spanning across the whole calendar month, is...

Changing of the guard

Time truly has the power to enact change. A force so strong yet so subtle, it can impose alterations even to the most stable and most established.  Next year, the Australian Council of Multicultural Entrepreneurs (ACME) will hold an election...

Kapamilya, Kapuso, Kaibigan: where lies your loyalty?

We are all connected by an invisible thread but eventually becomes seeable the stronger it gets established. At the individual level, this link can be self-serving as in the case of one meeting one’s interest based on what it...
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Australia Day: For we are one and free

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