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President Aquino ends SONA 2014 emotional

President Aquino ends SONA 2014 emotional MANILA - President Benigno Aquino III towards the end of his one-and-a-half hour State of the Nation Address (SONA) on Monday became emotional as he echoed and revised a famous line of his father, former Senator…

Biggest day of INC on July 27

Biggest day of INC on July 27 MANILA - The Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) will have its biggest day on Sunday July 27. The day marks the INC's Centenary with its congregations across more than 100 countries in attending in 1,162 video-linked sites…

Protesters blast China’s territorial claims in West Philippine Sea

Protesters blast China’s territorial claims in West Philippine Sea MANILA, July 25 --- Carrying mock missiles and anti-China placards, more than a hundred Filipinos assembled on Thursday July 24 in front of the Chinese Consulate in Makati City to protest China's territorial claims in the…

Estrada delivers first State of the City Address

Estrada delivers first State of the City Address MANILA, July 23 - Manila City Mayor Joseph Estrada boasted of his administration's achievements in this morning's (July 23) first State of the City Address (SOCA) at the 6000-seat capacity Ninoy Aquino Stadium [...]…

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 first register as overseas voters Filipinos living outside the Philippines and applying for passport renewal [...]…

Fil-Aussies participate in Walk For Respect

Fil-Aussies participate in Walk For Respect Filipino-Australians were among the more than one thousand people who joined the Walk for Respect on Sunday May 25 to express objection to the proposed changes to Australia's Racial Discrimination Act 1975. The group of…

Walk for Respect: What to Expect on Sunday May 25

Walk for Respect: What to Expect on Sunday May 25 The walk will begin with a welcome to country and smoking ceremony and we’ll step-off to the music of the first Australians.... This is not an angry protest; it is a family friendly walk for harmony…

Walking for cultural harmony, unity against bigotry

Walking for cultural harmony, unity against bigotry Federal Labor Member for Watson Tony Burke today met community members at Parry Park Lakemba to announce Ambassadors for the 'Walk for Respect' and to encourage people to bring along their own musical drums to the…

Plea to communities: Let us support “Commit to Community Radio”

Plea to communities:  Let us support “Commit to Community Radio” The campaign "Commit to Community Radio" initiated by the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia (CBAA) is gaining strong support from thousands of people objecting to the Audit recommendation to abolish grants to community radio and television…

Government shuts out community radio in budget

Government shuts out community radio in budget The Community Broadcasters Association of Australia (CBAA) which is the national peak body for community radio stations, has issued a media release informing the public that the government has denied its application for entry into the…

Southern California picket rally on July 24 solidifies California vs China’s incursion in the West Philippine Sea

Southern California picket rally on July 24 solidifies California vs China’s incursion in the West Philippine Sea Now, California is one united block in protesting against China's incursions in the West Philippine Sea. News reaching The Filipino Australian have confirmed that FACLA comprising of Filipino-American leaders from Southern California will hold a picket-rally…

Mabini symposium draws out mixed reactions on lessons from Philippine revolution

Mabini symposium draws out mixed reactions on lessons from Philippine revolution The Mabini @150 Commemorative symposium on Saturday July 5 sponsored by the Philippine Consulate General in Sydney generated interesting reactions from the audience when the resource speaker talked about what today's Philippine community leaders can draw…

Religion: INC worship building in Croydon Park dedicated

Religion: INC worship building in Croydon Park dedicated Croydon Park in Sydney's Inner West on Saturday morning (July 5) was the scene of another assembly of Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) members from various Metro Sydney congregations participating in a special worship event. …

Racist rant on Sydney train reinforces need to keep Section 18C, says John Robertson

Racist rant on Sydney train reinforces need to keep Section 18C, says John Robertson NSW Opposition Leader John Robertson said yesterday that he was extremely disturbed by footage of a racist rant by a passenger on a train that has been widely circulated in the media. The incident, according to…

Gosford flag raising caps NSW Kalayaan 2014 celebrations

Gosford flag raising caps NSW Kalayaan 2014 celebrations The flag raising event held in Gosford on Monday June 30 capped the month-long celebrations in New South Wales of the 116th anniversary of the proclamation of Philippine independence from the Spanish rule [...]…

Sydney Opera House in vividly amazing art and colours

Sydney Opera House in vividly amazing art and colours The Sydney Opera House continues to be one of the world's most photographed landmarks, and in this year's Vivid Sydney (May 23 - June 9, 6-10pm) its "sails" practically fly with amazingly vivid and colours. With…

Fil-Aussies participate in Walk For Respect

Fil-Aussies participate in Walk For Respect Filipino-Australians were among the more than one thousand people who joined the Walk for Respect on Sunday May 25 to express objection to the proposed changes to Australia's Racial Discrimination Act 1975. The group of…

Fil-Aussie dance group in ‘walk’ against bigotry

Fil-Aussie dance group in ‘walk’ against bigotry Members of the popular Filipino-Australian dance group VIP Sydney Dancerz will be putting their dancing shoes on to perform for the Walk for Respect event on Sunday, May 25. They will be part of the program…

Walking for cultural harmony, unity against bigotry

Walking for cultural harmony, unity against bigotry Federal Labor Member for Watson Tony Burke today met community members at Parry Park Lakemba to announce Ambassadors for the 'Walk for Respect' and to encourage people to bring along their own musical drums to the…

Mabini @150 painting highlights PHL Consulate’s sesquicentennial events opening

Mabini @150 painting highlights PHL Consulate’s sesquicentennial events opening The Philippine Consulate General in Sydney last night commenced activities in New South Wales to commemorate Philippine hero Apolinario Mabini's sesquicentennial on July 23 this year. Last night's event was highlighted with a display of the…

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