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Alba Iulia
Saturday, February 22, 2020

Filipino

Why do so many Filipino women want to marry American or Australian men?

Because of the internet and social media, it is now easier for men and women to meet someone from the other side of the world. It's not so hard to imagine why marriages between different races are...

Who is the true Filipino?

By Michael Henry Ll. Yusingco, LL.M Filipinos always ask this question in November because on the 30th of this month we commemorate the birthday of the quintessential nationalist, Andres Bonifacio. However, this annual introspection has come particularly early this year...

Filipino Advisory Council of Elders launched

By Mila Cichello Ms Marion Lau OAM JP (Chair, Aged Policy) from the Ethic Communities Council of Victoria (ECCV) launched the inaugural Filipino Advisory Council of Elders on Philippine Independence Day 12 June 2010. The Filipino Advisory Council of Elders (FACE)...

FCCVI, PAFI holds Philippine Independence Ball

VIEW ALL PHOTOS DURING THE 112th PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY BALL Around 350 attended the Philippine Independence Ball spearheaded by the Filipino Community Council of Victoria (FCCVI) and the Philippine-Australian Foundation (PAFI) last 5 June at the Millenium Reception and Function...

Filipino Community in Victoria celebrates the 112 Independence Day with panache

By Manny G. Asuncion It was a cold wintry night of 5 June 2010. But one could definitely feel the warmth and joy at the Millenium Reception Centre in St Albans. It was the evening of the commemoration of the...

Maldives President Nasheed pardons 7 Filipino prisoners

THE government of Maldives has freed seven Filipino prisoners, the Department of Foreign Affairs reported Friday. In her report to the Foreign Affairs department, Philippine Ambassador to Dhaka (Bangladesh) Zenaida Tacorda Rabago said that Maldives’ President Mohamed Nasheed ordered...

New alliance of Filipino orgs to hold Freedom Ball

by Richard James Ford The newly formed Alliance of Philippine Community Organisations, Inc (APCO) is fully booked for its 500-seat inaugural Freedom Ball to be held on 12 June at Maxims Reception Centre, 11 Cross St. Bankstown 2200 from 7.30pm...

Filipino migrant workers getting the ire of Australian union

by Marie Rea BS Dev Com UPLB'81 A few months ago, there was an article in "The Australian" newspaper about some 70 Filipino workers in an iron ore project in the Pilbara being retained after sacking 54 of its Australian workers. Naturally,...

APCO – A New Beginning for 2010

By Richard James Ford PRO - APCO A new organization called the Alliance of Philippine Community Organisations (APCO) has been formed on March this year, it is composed of various Philippine Community Organisations and individuals whose aim is to support...

Beyond sustainability: Charity founder transforms the mind

BY: MILAN ACOSTA Pinoy NGO founder Tony Meloto addressed an audience in Sydney last month on engaging corrupt politicians to help solve the Philippines’ poverty situation. Meloto, founder of Gawad Kalinga, voiced many opinions on changing perceptions toward their movement that...
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Masarap! Filipino cuisine three ways at Melbourne Food and Wine Festival

Mark your diaries! This March, Filipino cuisine is set to tempt taste buds at Melbourne Food...
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Ati-Atihan Group of Melbourne to join Moomba Festival this March

The Ati-Atihan Group of Melbourne, a group of performers representing a Christian tradition from the Kalibo people of the Philippines, is once...

Latest travel deals from Philippine Tours

Philippine Tours has been serving the Filipino-Australian community for over 35 years since it was established in...

Project Juan offers support programs for underprivileged Filipinos

It started with three friends on separate trips to the Philippines. While waiting at the terminal for their separate flights, Alden Viado,...

The sensible Pinoy – Getting the best value when buying a car

Next to buying real estate, buying a car probably represents the second-largest major expense for any family. It is not uncommon for...