At a very young age, he used to sell ice buko in the streets of Nabua in CamSur. For lack of money, he and his grandmother only ate once a day ━ a meal of rice with some cooking oil and salt to taste.
Mostly Catholics, Filipinos start attending a series of Eucharistic celebrations on December 16. This dawn mass is called ‘Simbang Gabi’ (night worship) as it is still dark when most churches open for Catholics to attend mass.
For the past several years, the prospect of Chinese invasion of the Philippines has instilled fear among Filipinos. They remember the Japanese invasion in 1942.
This multi-awarded beauty queen is also an entrepreneur. Filipinos in New South Wales see her everywhere there is a Filipino function.
The plan was conceived some two years ago but materialised only this month. Members of the family flew in on several flights some of which were piloted by Captain Edu Soliman.
It was music to the ears of Mr. Lope Pabico to hear a Hygiene and Food Safety Inspector say “You’re the first Filipino to earn this award.”
November 3, 2018 ━ Two hundred Lions from Sydney’s 75 Lions Clubs attended their annual District Convention in the West Tradies Club.
A Diabetes Awareness Information Program was recently conducted by Dr. Julie Nuñez, OAM Dr. Nuñez, a well-known community leader made attendees aware of the prevalence of diabetes in various ethnic community groups.
Marco Andre Selorio (MAS) will present Filipino American Mika Salamanca (pictured above) in a first-ever Philippine homecoming concert tour on Saturday December 1 at the Music Museum in Greenhills, Metro Manila.
It was way back in 1976 when I was asked by an American bank to manage Visa and MasterCard operations in the Asia Pacific Region. Though I had to live in a suitcase, I thoroughly enjoyed the job visiting neighbouring countries in Asia. But being a Filipino, I was particularly interested in the tourist arrivals […]
With the renewed relationship that’s growing between President Duterte and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, there is a lot of goodwill that has been going on between the two countries.
The Movement Against Tyranny-Australia (MAT) presented a timely discussion on the human rights situation in the Philippines, with a roundtable session held at Western Sydney University last month on Oct. 25.