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Alba Iulia
Monday, March 8, 2021

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On getting the COVID-19 vaccine: Are you in or out?

To inoculate or not to inoculate. This has been perhaps the greatest question posed by 2020, which gave birth to a calamity that marks as one of the worst throughout mankind’s history, and is a query that pervades to...

Australia’s support for Philippines’ COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Australia is pledging $500 million to ensure an accessible rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in the Indo-Pacific which includes the Philippines. Steven Robinson, Australian Ambassador to the Philippines has outlined where the funds will be focused. “This is for the purchase...

What I learned from COVID-19

In spite of the havoc that this pandemic brings into this world, there are lots of things that COVID-19 made me realise, especially learning what is important during the time of isolation.  It completely changed my perspective on life. I...

The ruthless year that was 2020

At the onset of the year, Victoria was gripped by bushfires so wild that it is hailed the worst bushfire season in history. Just as we were recovering from that trauma, COVID-19 swept the world by storm and locked...

Fil-Aus artist Czarina finds songwriting therapeutic and inspiring

The Philippine Times recognises the recent struggles of artists and musicians in Australia and around the world, including talented local Filipino-Australians. The pandemic has impacted an industry which relies heavily on live music to succeed. In an interview with The...

VMC Chair congratulates Melburnians, reminds all to ‘celebrate responsibly’

As we celebrate two days in a row of zero cases earlier this week, and further easing of restrictions in Victoria, I thank and congratulate every member of our community for the part you played in getting on top of...

Espina shares how real estate businesses are adapting during COVID-19 pandemic

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has truly altered the way the world works. Dubbed the “new normal,” if affects not only how society functions at both the micro and macro level, but also the way commercial enterprises handle...

Caring for elderly relatives during COVID and beyond

After the coronavirus pandemic led to the closure of businesses across Victoria, Lucy Sison of Aspendale in Melbourne’s southeastern suburbs was made redundant in her job. Since losing her job in March, Lucy has entered a new positive phase...

Who may or may not travel to the Philippines during the COVID-19 pandemic?

One of the unfortunate, if necessary, consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic is the imposition of travel bans by governments in order to protect their people and their territories. The Philippines is no exception to this, as its government moved...

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 community being planned meticulously. Then like...
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