PNoy may seek controversial second term

MANILA, August 14, 2014 (AFP) - Philippine President Benigno Aquino has said he may try to change the constitution and serve a second term in office, a stunning announcement in More...

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...

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...

Consular Outreach Mission to Blacktown

The Philippine Consulate General in Sydney in coordination with the Philippine Australian Community Services Inc. (PACSI), More...

Marlisa got Fil-Aussies hooked on X-Factor

Fourteen-year old Marlisa Punzalan, a Blacktown, New South Wales resident, got many Filipino-Australians hooked More...

Robin Williams had early stage Parkinson’s: wife

LOS ANGELES, August 15, 2014 (AFP) – Hollywood actor Robin Williams, found dead this week after...

The restless, creative world of Miguel Castro

Actor and singer Miguel Castro, tagged as the paper muralist, recently released a book of his...

Coloma launches Portraits book

Artist Ramon Coloma recently launched ‘Portraits of Success’, a book compiling some of his portraits of...

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..

Trip to Warragamba Dam and Bent’s Basin

Ever wondered where the water comes from when you turn your garden hose on? Our urban life sometimes makes us complacent..

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..