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Alba Iulia
Monday, September 28, 2020

Melbourne

Filipino-Australians vying for various Local Council positions in Victoria

Victoria will have Local Council Elections on October 24, 2020. A record number of Filipino-Australians are vying for representation in various Victorian Council elections this year. There is a growing Filipino...

“I’ve never been so scared for my family’s safety” – Fil-Aussie hospitalised twice due to COVID-19

27-year-old nurse Karen Miraflor of Clyde in Melbourne's south east has been through an unexpected ordeal after contracting COVID-19 in late August, resulting in two hospital admissions. Over a period of six days, Ms...

The roadmap for workplaces: find out when each workplace will reopen in Melbourne

As part of the announced roadmap for reopening in Victoria, Premier Daniel Andrews noted that a phased return of some workforces will commence from September 28. The Second Step will begin from this date if an average...

Keeping the Filipino language alive in Australia through Tagalog Learning Inc.

By May Red Zafra, Teacher, Tagalog Learning Inc. “How amazing it is to learn my parents’ language.” “I want to surprise my Lola by speaking in Filipino when I visit her in the Philippines...

Hoy Pinoy Sa Bahay – Melbourne’s famous Filipino BBQ now offering delivery!

The appeal of Hoy Pinoy lies in its laid-back, self-possessed, quietly confident authenticity. Its goal is not to take Filipino street food and make it haute, or hatted, commanding prices that would...

Melbourne aged care nurse returns to work after three week recovery from COVID-19

A 30-year-old Filipino nurse named Kaya who works at an aged care facility in Melbourne's eastern suburbs shares her horrible experience when she discovered that she tested positive for coronavirus. The frontliner works in a facility with...

Filipino-Australian family of 5 tested COVID positive

A Filipino-Australian living in the western suburbs is now at home and on the road to recovery after being hospitalised when she contracted COVID-19. Despite going back to her normal grind, she said she feels more...

Filipino aged care worker battling COVID-19 in a Melbourne hospital, says ‘I can’t breathe’

A 48-year-old Filipino who works as a Personal Care Attendant at the coronavirus plagued Estia Aged Care Facility in Ardeer has been admitted to hospital. Maria Bradford was rushed to Sunshine Hospital by ambulance...

A doctor’s plea in the fight against COVID-19 in Melbourne

By Dr Michelle Natividad Bautista, MBBS, Honours, FANZCA Victoria is in a state of disaster and now in stage 4 lockdown. We need stage 4 lockdown to aim for elimination, otherwise we would be...

Filipina entrepreneurs on the rise in Australia

Discover five small businesses that Filipinas have started in Australia. These aspiring ladies reflect on the recent success of billionaire Melanie Perkins, drawing on her as an inspiration in their own endeavours.
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Melbourne COVID-19 restrictions ease: Curfew lifted, students to return to primary schools

In a lengthy press conference today, Premier Daniel Andrews has announced several changes that will take effect...
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Philippines to promote IT-Business Process Management industry in the Australian market

The Philippine Department of Trade and Industry-Export Marketing Bureau (DTI-EMB) and the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Sydney (PTIC-Sydney) will conduct...

How to get a car loan as a recent migrant to Australia

If you are looking to buy a car and need a loan, you may believe that banks will say “no” to you...

Dual citizenship: all ‘pros’ and no ‘cons’

An oft-repeated saying among us Filipinos is that “you can take the Filipino out of the Philippines, but you can never take...

Filipino-Australians vying for various Local Council positions in Victoria

Victoria will have Local Council Elections on October 24, 2020. A record number of Filipino-Australians are vying for representation...