Typhoon power woes in Philippines as death toll hits 38

MANILA, July 17, 2014 (AFP) – Millions of people in the Philippines endured a second sweltering day without power on Thursday after a ferocious typhoon paralysed the capital More...

Typhoon shuts down Philippine capital, kills 13

MANILA, July 16, 2014 (AFP) – The first typhoon of the Philippines’ brutal rainy season shut down the nation’s capital on Wednesday, killing at least 13 people More...

Thousands flee as typhoon hits eastern Philippines

MANILA, July 15, 2014 (AFP) – Tens of thousands of people in the Philippines sheltered in evacuation centres on Tuesday as a typhoon began to pound its eastern coast, with More...

The Grace Hotel dives into island cuisine with Flavours of the Philippines, a Food Festival

 This August, The Grace Hotel is proud to announce that the delicacies of the Philippines will be coming to The Grace Brasserie for, Flavours of the Philippines, a food festival More...

‘Many’ on crashed plane heading to Melbourne AIDS conference

SYDNEY, July 18, 2014 (AFP) – Many of the passengers who died when a Malaysia Airlines plane crashed in Ukraine were heading to the 20th International AIDS Conference in More...

Cebu Pacific launches Exclusive Seat Sale for Sydney-Manila route

Explore the Philippines with CEB and shake the winter blues SYDNEY July 22, 2014 – The largest airline in the Philippines, More...

Kitchen on wheels to serve Pinoy fare

ARGUABLY the first “rolling kitchen’’ serving Filipino and other dishes in Sydney is taking to the streets More...





Jam rocks in Sydney

She still rocks. Jam Morales wowed audiences in Sydney in a recent mini-tour that saw her...

Gary Valenciano: I shall return

Gary Valenciano, aka Mr. Pure Energy wowed his Perth audience. From his early tweets, promises of...

“Umagang Kay Ganda” artist explains “From Where I’ve Come”

After 36 years in the music industry, songwriter/producer Butch Monserrat releases a new album entitled, “From...

Pacquiao to fight unbeaten Algieri

MANILA, July 16, 2014 (AFP) – Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao is to fight unbeaten American Chris More...

Fil-Aussie and Handball team fight for World Championship

Filipino-Australian handballer Bevan Calvert and the Australian Men’s Team are being denied their right to represent the Oceania Region in the..

‘Tamaraws’ wanted

Young Filipino-Australian rugby league enthusiasts in Sydney have a chance to get involved in high level competition in the sport. The..

Google removes Singapore hate blog against Filipinos

SINGAPORE, June 20, 2014 (AFP) – Google has taken down a blog that listed ways to harass Singapore’s More...

‘Racist’ maid advert draws anger in Hong Kong

HONG KONG, June 18, 2014 (AFP) – A “racist” insurance commercial depicting a male Chinese actor as a Filipina maid has..

US, Australia leaders eye more defense cooperation

WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 (AFP) – US President Barack Obama said Thursday that he envisioned greater defense cooperation with Australia in..

Gary Valenciano: I shall return

Gary Valenciano, aka Mr. Pure Energy wowed his Perth audience. From his early tweets, promises of an awesome night ahead as..

Clever use of space

Renovators have become more aware of the need for clever use of space in their renovations, according to Archicentre. NSW state..

Philippine remittances hit US$25.1 billion in 2013

MANILA, Feb 17 — Remittances from overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) reached US$25.1 billion last year, 7.6 per cent higher than the..