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Fil-Aust groups tell Federal Gov’t to “hands off to 18C”

Fil-Aust groups tell Federal Gov’t to “hands off to 18C”

“Hands off to 18C” and withdraw proposed amendments to Australia’s Racial Discrimination Act, said Global Filipinos Australia president Lolita Farmer OAM yesterday in a statement.

The warning, addressed to the Australian Federal Government, was issued in the light of proposed amendments to Australia’s Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (RDA) and the infamous remarks of Federal Attorney-General George Brandis that Australians “have the right to be bigots” on grounds of free speech [...]

Millions of Filipinos ‘stop’ to watch Pacquiao regain title

Millions of Filipinos ‘stop’ to watch Pacquiao regain title

For the second time in their careers, Filipino boxing sensation Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley went head-to-head. The pair met again on April 13 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas where the PacMan got his revenge for the defeat from their previous bout and re-established himself as the new WBO Welterweight Champion [...]

Int’l group supports PH’s West Philippine Sea position vs China

Int’l group supports PH’s West Philippine Sea position vs China

International group Centrist Democrat International (CDI) recently issued a statement condemning China’s aggression in the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea). The The CDI’s statement described China’s aggressive stance as an ‘open and brazen breach of its treaty obligations under the United Nations Charter and the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, and of international law’ [...]

Overseas Voting for 2016 elections

Overseas Voting for 2016 elections

The Philippine Consulate General in Sydney has issued the advice that for the May 9, 2016 elections, the filing of application for registration/certification shall be from May 6, 2014 (Philippine Time) to October 31, 2015 (Philippine Time). [...]

INC unveils housing, eco-farming projects for Yolanda survivors

INC unveils housing, eco-farming projects for Yolanda survivors

A month after its record-breaking Worldwide Walk for those affected by typhoon Yolanda last February, Iglesia Ni Cristo Executive Minister Eduardo V. Manalo unveiled on Friday March 14, the projects it had set up for the benefit of typhoon Yolanda survivors.

The INC leader also led the groundbreaking ceremonies for the INC’s housing project for Yolanda survivors in Sitio New Era, Barangay Langit, Alang-alang, Leyte, a few kilometers from Tacloban City [...]

Iglesia Ni Cristo’s worldwide charity walk awarded 2 world records

Iglesia Ni Cristo’s worldwide charity walk awarded 2 world records

The Iglesia Ni Cristo broke two Guinness world records over the weekend for its worldwide walk for charity, an online news story from Manila reported last night. The story said that on Sunday, February 16, Guinness World Records adjudicator Kirsty Bennett announced that the World Wide Walk for the Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) set a new record for the largest charity walk in 24 hours for multiple sites [...]

INC members walk for Haiyan survivors, aim to set new Guinness world record

INC members walk for Haiyan survivors, aim to set new Guinness world record

NEWSFLASH: Feb 16 – “INC breaks Guinness record; 175,000 join benefit walk” in Manila alone…. Feb 15: Around 1,000 members of the Iglesia Ni Cristo in Sydney walked more than three kilometres this morning notwithstanding a downpour to help raise funds for those affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in the Philippines [...]

Global Filipino diaspora head to receive Romulo award for international achievement

Global Filipino diaspora head to receive Romulo award for international achievement

Global Filipino Diaspora Council head and New York-based businessperson and lawyer Loida Nicolas-Lewis is one of four awardees in next week’s conferment of the Carlos P. Romulo Award for International Achievements. The three other awardees are Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario, Boxer and Saranggani Rep. Manny Pacquiao, and Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) Chair Patricia Licuanan [...]

WFA Fil-Aussies bring Xmas cheers for Mindanao’s indigenous groups

WFA Fil-Aussies bring Xmas cheers for Mindanao’s indigenous groups

Happy New Year to all. We are sharing with you some pictures of our Christmas Cheers for Indigenous People Children in Tibi-Tibi Elementary School [...]

World mourns loss of modern-day hero Nelson Mandela

World mourns loss of modern-day hero Nelson Mandela

Filipinos join people all over the world in mourning the loss of much-respected anti-apartheid champion Nelson Mandela who passed away yesterday, December 6, at the grand age of 95 years [...]

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