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Friday, August 7, 2020

Travel Stories

Coming home to Australia in the time of COVID-19

By Marie Vasquez On Sunday morning of April 19, I just finished dropping off my mum’s medications at a hotel in Melbourne where her 14-day quarantine begins. We contacted the nurse to tell them...

Enjoy a hassle and stress-free travel

A recent hullaballoo that transpired at Cebu Pacific saw droves of stranded passengers, some of whom chose to stay at the terminal for days, resulting from cancelled flights that lasted for two weeks. Consequently,...

Celebrating the ties that bind

By Imelda Argel My unplanned 10-day visit to Manila in mid-February was a rewarding experience. This was my first chance to see my first cousin Fidelis “Manang Elle” Verzosa since she left for New Jersey, the USA in the 60s. Our...

My life after retirement

By Imelda Argel  Our year of bonding with relatives and friends started with a foursome dinner on New Year's Day 2016 hosted by my sister, Rochie and her husband Ed Thurston at their residence in Epping. In mid- January, Manny and...

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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Victorian premier orders shutdown of workplaces in Melbourne to stop coronavirus spread

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews revealed today the industries that will be shut down following his declaration of...
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Victoria now under state of disaster, curfew declared

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that a state of disaster in Victoria will come into place from 6:00 pm tonight.

Build and protect your credit standing

Robert Kiyosaki likes to say that the quickest way to create wealth is to use other people’s money. The problem, of course,...

PAL offering limited special flights between Australia and the Philippines in August

Philippine Airlines has announced a limited number of direct flights in the month of August between Manila and Sydney:

Getting through our collective grief

As I write this, the state number of new cases for COVID-19 has just ticked over 700, and a baby has been...