PGMA honors Filipino expats, organizations overseas exemplifying Filipino excellence

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo led last December 11 the conferment of the 2008 Presidential Awards for Filipino Individuals and Organizations Overseas to 31 distinguished Filipino and foreign organizations in recognition of their assistance to national development efforts, advancing the cause of Filipino communities abroad, and for excelling in their fields of expertise or profession.
The simple conferment […]

Philippine and Australian universities discuss collaboration works on health

The Philippine delegation from the Dela Salle University Health Science Institute based in Dasmariñas, Cavite, visited Sydney from 1 to 6 September 2008 to meet with the Australian universities and discuss various possibilities of collaboration.
The Dela Salle delegation was headed by Dr. Ramona Luisa Pablo Santos, Vice Chancellor of Academics of the Dela […]

Consulate to issue machine readable passports

THE PHILIPPINE CONSULATE GENERAL in Sydney will begin the issuance of the new Philippine passport on August 1, 2008 and informs holders of Philippine passports about changes in the procedure for passport issuance. The Philippines has changed the format and features of its passport, to comply with the international standard set by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the United Nations agency […]

Filipino pianist Raul Sunico performs in Sydney

FILIPINO PIANIST RAUL SONICO performed at the Conservatory of Music of Sydney on June 13, a gala event among a series of many events celebrating the 110th anniversary of Philippine Independence in New South Wales. The Philippine Consulate General in Sydney invited Dr. Sunico to Australia and to perform in a solo piano concert at the Verbrugghen Hall at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music […]

Filipino-Australian organisations in NSW prepare for Philippine National Day celebrations

Filipino-Australian organisations in NSW prepare for Philippine National Day celebrations

PREPARATIONS BY VARIOUS Philippine-Australian organisations are underway for the commemoration of the 110th anniversary of Philippine Independence, which falls on 12 June. Philippine flag-raising ceremonies, launching of Read Philippine activities, and other festivities will be held on various weekends of May and June […]