Most, if not all Chinese people from all over the world are friendly. They are hard-working and many, especially those domiciled in the Philippines have emerged to be billionaires. At least 5, maybe more Chinese taipans control the economy of the nation. Lucio Tan, a naturalised Filipino who was born in Amoy, Fujian owns Philippine Airlines, Fortune Tobacco, and Asia Brewery. John Gokongwei, another naturalised Filipino owns JG Summit Group of Companies that include Cebu Air Pacific, Robinsons Galleria and Robinsons chain of Department Stores. His net worth is reported to be in excess of $4.2 billion. There is also Henry Sy of SM Shoemart and Banco de Oro plus many more. His family’s net worth exceeds $6.2 billion. There is no doubt that these people of Chinese origin regard themselves as Filipinos by heart. Thus, the term ‘Chinoy’ which is a contraction of Chinese and Pinoy was born. Read the rest of this entry »

Very often, this much-loved priest of St. John XXIII parish in Stanhope ends mass with a comment about St. George Illawarra team. He was also a big fan of the State of Origin Series and was probably jubilant over the 6-4 win of NSW over the Queensland. Fr. David Hume Photo Read the rest of this entry »

Elvis Presley sang: “You look like an angel; walk like an angel, talk like an angel; but you’re the devil in disguise.”Angel Montilla 1

Well, not this Angel. Although she drives this fully-restored ‘63 Chevrolet Convertible like the devil, she is able to make heads turn because of her angelic looks. Read the rest of this entry »

Magandang araw po sa lahat at gayon din kay Ginang Elsa Glin na nakabasa, at nakapansin sa aking mga ipinahayag noong nakaraang buwan.

Maraming kasing nasaktan ng i-anunsiyo ni Joe Jockey ang Budget 2014, na tinagurian kong “Badget.” Lalo na sa karamihan na mga taong sumuporta at nagsiboto sa kanila noong nakaraang eleksyon 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

Ed Husic - File PhotoFederal MP Ed Husic has urged Chifley families not to avoid going to their local GP for fears they will have to pay an Abbott Government $7 GP tax. Read the rest of this entry »