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Saturday, April 10, 2021

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Australian BBQ and Lechon Festival & Competition: celebrating 75 years of Aus-Phil relations

The Philippines and Australia are celebrating 75 years of diplomatic relations, with celebrations to be held in both Australia and the Philippines. With the support of the Philippine Ambassador to Australia, Ma. Hellen Dela Vega, the Philippine Consulate General in...

AFCS Filipino House and Reminiscing Garden opens in Melbourne

By Maria Smith With the rhythmic Filipino song “Leron Leron Sinta” excitedly performed by multi-talented guest performers Grace and Dennis Ramos, the Australian-Filipino Community Services officially launched the Filipino House and Reminiscing Garden in Doveton. This March 14 event has turned into...

Philippine homegrown retailer Frankie & Friends expands in Australia

Philippine homegrown fashion and lifestyle retailer Frankie & Friends General Store, an intentional marketplace for a conscious and holistic lifestyle expands in Australia with the opening of its first international store in Paddington, Sydney. From its flagship store opening in...

Exploited Filipino migrant workers in Australia: a cautionary yet empowering tale

Hitec Welding in Brisbane is under investigation for allegedly underpaying Filipino migrant workers for extra domestic work and providing them with crowded accommodation. While this case has been met with outcries of why's and how could they's from the...

First Australian-Filipino independent record label to launch Blue Label Show

MAS Music Group is thrilled to announce the launch of the BLUE LABEL SHOW on Sunday May 2 at the Entertainment Dome Auditorium in Burwood RSL.  MAS Music Group is the first Australian-Filipino independent record label in Australia. In less...

Visayan Association “I Love You So” post-Valentine Charity Dinner

By Richard J FordVice-President and PRO for the Visayan Association of Australia Inc. On the 20th February 2021, the Visayan Association of Australia Inc. (VAA Inc.) based in Liverpool NSW, decided to hold their first Post Covid-19 Charity Event to...

Will Red Rooster be adding rice and sweet spaghetti to their menu?

There is a new craze in Australia that is getting the attention of Filipino-Australians. Filos in Melbourne were pleasantly surprised to discover that the Next Gen fried chicken from Red Rooster tastes a lot like Jollibee's chicken joy. As word of...

Strengthening ties between Filipinos and the Ethnic Communities Council of the South East

Ethnic communities particularly in the Melbourne southeast can look forward to more collaborative consultations regarding issues that may significantly impact on migrant groups following a roundtable discussion among community representatives led by the Ethnic Communities Council of the South...

Falling in and out of love in Australia: Philippine law on foreign marriage, divorce and annulment

Filipinos are citizens of the world, and they figure in all sorts of complex situations with foreign elements. One such situation is marriage. And separation. And divorce. And remarriage. And so on and so forth. So we’re caving in...

Filipino products now in 60 Woolworths supermarkets

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) through the Philippine Trade and Investment Centre (PTIC) in Sydney said Filipino products are now available in more mainstream retail stores in Australia.  From Filipino sauces and mixes to vinegar, soy sauce, salty...
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