Identified only as ‘Mila,’ the 66-year-old Filipina was still recovering from a kidney operation in a hospital in Melbourne. She was coughing intermittently and could hardly say a word. She was on board a train but was unfortunate enough to be sitted face-to-face with two white teenagers who shouted at her, hurling ethnic slurs.
A friend of mine once told me, there are three things I need to do after losing an election: not to whinge; not to blame others; and not to judge others.
The government’s changes to the Age Pension could affect your ability to plan for a comfortable retirement.
This is my rejoinder to Ms Prima West’s response to my article “SAFSI PRESIDENT PRIMA WEST REFUSES TO PERFORM HER ROLE,” [which was] published in the July issue of your much acclaimed publication.
I refer to the article written by Aida Morden in your July issue regarding alleged issues within SAFSI (Sydney Australian Filipino Seniors Inc). Ms. Morden has chosen to label me “confused” and “ill-advised” for my refusal to meet with her.
Lumaki at umunlad ang siyudad ng Blacktown, sa nakaraang tatlumpong taon. Kasabay nito ang paglaki ng mga anak natin, at lalu na yung mga nauna sa atin na nakarating dito sa Australya. Ito ang siyudad na napili nating tirhan, napili na pamahayan sa loob ng maraming taon. Dito sa siyudad ng Blacktown. Samot- sari ang […]
IN 1983, Janet del Rosario Martin was a simple lass from a small town in Zamboanga when she ventured to Manila to work as a waitress in a restaurant. Her desire was to work in Saudi Arabia but she never realized that something better was in store for her — the possibility of migrating to […]
Under Republic Act No. 9189 as amended by Republic Act No. 10590, all overseas Filipino citizens, who are not disqualified by law, at least eighteen (18) years of age on 13 May 2019, and who are registered overseas voters, may vote for Senators and Party-Lists Representatives.
Chester Chiong and his family was granted permanent visa on the 14th of February 2014. Mr Chiong’s application was one of the 59 applications processed by Mr Alex Allan, Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) immigration officer — who was convicted of fraud and now serving an 8-month prison sentence.
Czar Augustus Colina, former resident of Woodcroft NSW graduated from Ateneo Law School on July 17, 2016. He is an alumnus of Ateneo de Manila University with a bachelor’s degree in pre-law. His only brother, Rigel Kent Colina flew to Manila to witness his graduation. The young Colina plans to return to Sydney with his […]
Is she really that good, so as to demand $5,000 to sing two songs during the Philippine National Day Ball? I will not give a positive or negative answer but will leave it to those who witnessed her performance.
There has not been much talk about depression amongst Filipinos in Australia, until last month when a 34-year-old killed himself inside the family home in Plumpton NSW. Although it is now common knowledge among family friends, his name is being withheld to safeguard family privacy.