San Francisco, CA. In celebration of Filipino-American History month, the Philippine Consulate General, San Francisco and the Bataan Legacy Historical Society will present the 70TH Anniversary of the Battle of Leyte Gulf and Stories from WWII in the Philippines on Friday, October 24 at 6PM.The event will take place at the Philippine Consulate General office located at 447 Sutter St., Social Hall, San Francisco, CA 94108.  Admission is Free. Read the rest of this entry »

For purposes of preselection, auditions are now being conducted to choose 20 finalists to the Miss Australasian 2014. It is a community outreach pilot project in the form of a beauty pageant with a difference and for a great cause involving young multicultural women aged 18 to 28, all vying for the prestigious title of Miss Australasian. Read the rest of this entry »

August 17, 2014. Mt. Druitt. What was originally planned to be an ‘ugnayan‘ (connection with the Filipino community) turned out to be more of an ‘ungguyan’ (monkey business). This is an eyewitness account by the author. Read the rest of this entry »

Let them bask and enjoy their day in the sun. Let’s give them credit for their enthusiasm. Let them do the hard work as well. Read the rest of this entry »

I made an accurate forecast of the results even before it happened. That was precisely the only reason why I decided to attend the Ateneo Alumni Australia’s (AAA) Annual General Meeting (AGM) last July 27. Read the rest of this entry »