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On the Congress sessions extending martial law in Mindanao

It was rigged from the start. The Special Session of Congress today, July 22, on President Duterte’s call to extend the martial law declaration in Mindanao to December 31, 2017 had only one intended outcome - to rubberstamp the...

My early years in Australia

(Editor’s note: Inspirational speech delivered by Eddie Atacador during the reunion of ‘70s and ‘80s Filipino migrants in Victoria, Australia last 17 June 2017 at Grand Star Receptions.) Good evening ladies and gentlemen Tonight we celebrate a momentous milestone – Welcome...

The Philippine flag | Filipino centenarians, scholars, artists and artist groups in Victoria

Happy 119th Philippine Independence Day! Tribute to the Philippine Flag Excerpts from a Masonic Salute to the Flag The national banner of our country – the Philippines - stands for a people, united with every element forming an integral whole, a...

Ambassador’s Official Visit to Victoria

By Felix J Pintado The Philippine Ambassador to Australia, Her Excellency Minda Calaguian-Cruz conducted an official visit to Victoria from 3rd to 8th March 2017. The Ambassador’s busy schedule included courtesy calls with the Governor of Victoria, Her Excellency the Hon...

Melbourne Passport Mission

By Felix J Pintado, a.h. A team from the Philippine Embassy in Canberra was in Melbourne from 16th to 20th January 2017 to attend to the biometric capture of 640 passport applicants, to administer the oath of allegiance to 140...

Common grounds between Trump and Duterte

By Deanna Tamayan When Nixon’s Watergate scandal exploded on the world scene, it seemed that he was the odd one out. When Marcos declared Martial Law, he was the odd one. But then, in those days, it was easy to...

Migrante Australia calls on President Duterte to free all political prisoners

Migrante Australia calls on Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to free all political prisoners. Below is their full statement: FREE ALL POLITICAL PRISONERS! Today, on the eve of the 66th year since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Migrante Australia calls on President...

Pinoy authors

Speech delivered by Walter Villagonzalo during the book launching of four Filipino-Australian authors on 26 November 2016 in Melbourne) Most Filipinos who migrate to Australia and other countries are highly educated, talented, smart and are top performers in their own...

What Teddy Locsin thinks about Senator De Lima

Political commentator Teddy Boy Locsin, Jr reacts to Senator Leila De Lima's 'sex video scandal' and Senate investigation. Did President Duterte's attack on De Lima's 'immorality' and involvement in illegal drugs has affected her ability to investigate extrajudicial killings...
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