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Monday, June 21, 2021

Philippines

RP Imports climb in March

BY DARWIN G. AMOJELAR Senior Reporter The Philippine government said that imports of raw materials climbed by a third in March manufacturers purchased more electronics and fuel products. The National Statistics Office (NSO) said merchandise imports in March grew 32.7 percent...

TOAP supports this year’s APAFS Investment Conference

One of the country’s leading professional associations in the financial industry, the Trust Officers Association of the Philippines (TOAP), once again pledges its support for the upcoming 10th Pacific Region Investment Conference (PRIC) organized by Asia Pacific Association for...

Fate of canvass left to Congress

Should the Congress decide to call a special session for the immediate canvassing of votes for the presidential and vice presidential races, it could be considered by the Executive, Malacañang said Thursday. Presidential Spokesperson Ricardo Saludo said the Congress, which...

Australia, U.K. praise peaceful presidential elections in Philippines

Australia and the United Kingdom praised the Philippines Wednesday for the smooth conduct of its first-ever automated polls as both governments noted the significant drop in election-related violence in the country. The Australian Embassy said the strong voter turnout and...

Aquino headed for landslide victory

Philippine Senator Benigno Aquino III Wednesday headed for a landslide victory in the presidential race as the incumbent prepared to turn over the government to him. The 50-year-old bachelor was ahead by nearly five million votes over his closest rival,...

Can an Australian with Philippine wife stay more than 21 days in Philippines?

Wish to stay a month to help my husband with a wife visa application

Four killed on Philippine election day

Four people were killed in two separate outbursts of violence related to national elections held in the Philippines on Monday, authorities said. Three people were shot dead and 10 others wounded when police clashed with supporters of a mayoral candidate...

I am Australian. I am planning to marry a Filipina. Should we marry in the Philippines or Australia?

"We want to live in Australia." "How long do we need to wait for my fiancee to be granted a visa if we get married in the Philippine? Will the process be faster if we were to get married in...

Technocrats make a comeback in RP

The technocrats are back in the Philippines. Through the initiative of now-Australian-based former employees of the National Computer Centre (NCC), a movement to bring computer technology and knowledge to the rural areas of the Philippines is starting. The NCC, formerly located...

Love, not just political revolution

By ANGELI C. ALBA As the Philippines' national election nears, the calls for change and political revolution is growing in intensity. The candidates pledge that they will be the answer to the Philippines' problems—Senator Benigno Aquino III is promising no...
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Parramatta Council opens its city to Fil-Aussies anew

The Parramatta Council recently held a culturally, linguistically and diverse media outlets meeting with the Lord Mayor Bob Dwyer...
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