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Opinion: Making the Filipino diaspora an integral part of the Philippines

Rodel Rodis writes: "That is our challenge: how to be a significant force in the 2016…

Dawn service in Western Sydney’s Rooty Hill unveils new memorial for Anzac diggers

Dawn service in Western Sydney’s Rooty Hill unveils new memorial for Anzac diggers Dawn services across Australia were held today commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Anzac Gallipoli landings. In Western Sydney, thousands have gathered at Sherbrooke Street Rooty Hill fronting the Rooty Hill RSL Club forecourt to join…

Fil-Aussie medical professional Dr Sofocado heads review class to help other doctors in Australian medical exams

Fil-Aussie medical professional Dr Sofocado heads review class to help other doctors in Australian medical exams Filipino-Australian medical practitioner Dr Cesar 'Jun' Sofocado and two other Perth-based specialists shared their time on Saturday April 18 in a review class to help in the education of other practising and non-practising doctors planning to…

Bundaberg fetes local women leaders

Bundaberg fetes local women leaders The International Women's Society (IWS) of Bundaberg, Queensland awarded recently five members for their exemplary services to the community and to the organisation [...]…

TFA supports petition to Immigration of 9-year-old Filipino boy, mother not to be deported because of his autism

TFA supports petition to Immigration of 9-year-old Filipino boy, mother not to be deported because of his autism April 2 was World Autism Awareness Day. And every year, autism organisations around the world mark the day with unique fundraising and awareness-raising events. "How will you celebrate?", asks the World Autism Awareness Day organisation in its…

SPECIAL REPORT: BalikBayanihan, The Global Filipino’s Journey From Diaspora to Philippine Development

SPECIAL REPORT: BalikBayanihan, The Global Filipino’s Journey From Diaspora to Philippine Development SPECIAL REPORT: In 2014, around 10.5 million Overseas Filipinos (OF) working or residing in more than 200 countries had remitted an astounding $28 billion or P1.2 trillion to the country, according to the World Bank. And…

Essay-writing contest on overseas Filipinos attracts 250 plus entries, UP student wins top prize

Essay-writing contest on overseas Filipinos attracts 250 plus entries, UP student wins top prize More than 250 students from across eight countries shared their research findings, insights and in some cases personal experiences in the recently concluded international essay-writing contest on "The Overseas Filipinos and their Impact on the Philippines."…

PHL homeland to welcome hundreds of overseas Filipino leaders in diaspora global summit

PHL homeland to welcome hundreds of overseas Filipino leaders in diaspora global summit The Philippines this week will welcome hundreds of overseas Filipino community leaders to the Third Global Summit of Filipinos in the Diaspora to be held from February 25 to 27 at the historic Manila Hotel. …

Order of the Knights of Rizal: 20th int’l confab in Vigan attracts large group from Australia-Oceania

Order of the Knights of Rizal: 20th int’l confab in Vigan attracts large group from Australia-Oceania Members of the Order of the Knights of Rizal (OKOR) in the Australia-New Zealand-Oceania (ANZO) region should be proud of their performance in OKOR's ongoing 20th International Assembly and Conference at the Heritage City of Vigan…

Dawn service in Western Sydney’s Rooty Hill unveils new memorial for Anzac diggers

Dawn service in Western Sydney’s Rooty Hill unveils new memorial for Anzac diggers Dawn services across Australia were held today commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Anzac Gallipoli landings. In Western Sydney, thousands have gathered at Sherbrooke Street Rooty Hill fronting the Rooty Hill RSL Club forecourt to join…

Bundaberg fetes local women leaders

Bundaberg fetes local women leaders The International Women's Society (IWS) of Bundaberg, Queensland awarded recently five members for their exemplary services to the community and to the organisation [...]…

Fil-Aussie media woman, community leader Josie Musa receives Riverstone’s Local Woman of the Year award

Fil-Aussie media woman, community leader Josie Musa receives Riverstone’s Local Woman of the Year award Josie Musa, a tireless member of the Filipino-Australian media and community leader, was awarded Woman of the Year – Riverstone by Premier Mike Baird and the Minister for Women, Pru Goward in a ceremony held recently…

Fil-Aussie community leader Ruben Amores receives NSW Premier Multicultural Community Medal

Fil-Aussie community leader Ruben Amores receives NSW Premier Multicultural Community Medal Filipino Australian community leader Ruben Amores was the lone awardee of the 2015 NSW Premier’s Multicultural Community Medal for Lifetime Community Service during the annual Premier’s Harmony Dinner held at the Rose Hill Gardens Grand Pavilion…

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser dies aged 84

Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser dies aged 84 Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser, the 22nd Prime Minister of Australia who led the country from 1975 to 1983, has died on Friday. He was born on 21 May 1930 [...]…

Fil-Aussie community leader Ruben Amores receives NSW Premier Multicultural Community Medal

Fil-Aussie community leader Ruben Amores receives NSW Premier Multicultural Community Medal Filipino Australian community leader Ruben Amores was the lone awardee of the 2015 NSW Premier’s Multicultural Community Medal for Lifetime Community Service during the annual Premier’s Harmony Dinner held at the Rose Hill Gardens Grand Pavilion…

Update: Fil-Aussie handballer Calvert shines in new club

Update: Fil-Aussie handballer Calvert shines in new club Fil-Aussie handballer Bevan Calvert’s passion for his sport spurs him on. As it was in his Australian and previous professional handball assignments, he is making a mark in his new club and in European handball. Fil-Aussie handballer…

DFA Secretary Del Rosario named “MAP Management Man of the Year 2014″

DFA Secretary Del Rosario named “MAP Management Man of the Year 2014″ Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario was recently named the Management Man of the Year 2014 by the Management Association of the Philippines (MAP). The prestigious award is bestowed on individuals in the business community…

Overseas Voting

Overseas voter registration now required for passport renewal

Overseas voter registration now required for passport renewal

MANILA, July 23 --- Foreign posts of the Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) now have mandates to…

West Philippine Sea

Philippines, Indonesia strengthen bilateral relations

Philippines, Indonesia strengthen bilateral relations

The Philippines and the Republic of Indonesia have strengthened their bilateral relations with the signing of a joint…

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