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Alba Iulia
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Editorial

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The importance of involvement in elections

In a few weeks’ time, a momentous event is going to take place which concerns our people, our government, and, equally as important, the individuals who will take the helm as leaders of the governed. With this...

Missing home and hoping for a better 2019

Christmas is central to the Filipino culture. With a lifestyle and values extracted from the predominant religion, Catholicism, Christmas celebration is important to many Filipinos, or anybody who identifies with a Filipino heritage. After all, as tradition...
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How long O Lord…?

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5 new COVID-19 cases overnight. Victorians, you are amazing!

By Dr Michelle Natividad Bautista, MBBS, Honours, FANZCACongratulations to the legends of Melbourne! 5 new cases overnight. Woooohooooo! Victorians, you are amazing!