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Joanna Ampil Defies Gravity

One of Philippines’ pride and joy, Joanna Ampil  was recently in Sydney as she joined the stellar international cast for the show “Defying Gravity” at the Sydney’s Theatre Royal last February 12, 2016.

Joanna Ampil with composer, Stephen Schwartz

Joanna Ampil with composer, Stephen Schwartz
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PAL Still Flying High for 50 Years
Celebrating their 50th Anniversary.  R-L: Ian Robinson, Jaime Bautista, PAL President, Consul General Louis and the PAL team.

Celebrating their 50th Anniversary.
R-L: Ian Robinson, Jaime Bautista, PAL President, Consul General Louis and the PAL team.

On October 6, 1965, the engines of a DC8 plane roared at Manila International Airport, taxied the tarmac, accelerated down the runway …

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Joanna Ampil Defies Gravity»

One of Philippines’ pride and joy, Joanna Ampil  was recently in Sydney as she joined the stellar international cast for the show “Defying Gravity” at the Sydney’s Theatre Royal last February 12, 2016.

Joanna Ampil with composer, Stephen Schwartz

Joanna Ampil with composer, Stephen Schwartz
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NSW Premier Awards Filipino Student, Gavin Carballo»

 

Gavin Carbalollo, Recipient of the 2016 NSW Premier Award

Gavin Carballo, recipient of the 2016 NSW Premier Award

There’s good news in the mail!  For the Carballo family, it was exciting times when the postman delivered their regular mail on Monday, January 25, a day prior to Australia …

PNRL’s New Development Manager»
PNRL's Development Manager in the Philippines.

PNRL’s Development Manager in the Philippines.

The Philippine National Rugby League announced the appointment of Timothy Buipe as the Rugby League Development Officer in the Philippines.

Buipe, 27 years of age, was originally from Papua New Guinea (PNG).  He moved …

Western Union Goes To The Movies»

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In conjunction with a Radio Pinoy promotion (98.5 FM), Western Union, leaders in money remittances, took a group of Filipinos to watch the historical film, “Heneral Luna” at Hoyts Theatres, Blacktown last Friday, 30 October 2015.

With matching yellow t-shirts …

A Passive Aggressive Culture»

Was that a “yes” or a “no”?  With us Filipinos, you can never be too sure.  With us Filipinos, the line between yes and no is blurred.  Everything is really a maybe. You have to watch carefully, listen carefully and …

An Open Letter To Mr. Diel»

 

This is reference to the Manny Diel’s editorial published in the June 2012 issue of the Philippine Community Herald regarding to the Philippine Community Council of NSW.

 

Perception is not reality!  To think otherwise is to be delusional.

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The Women of Illawarra»

Down south of Sydney, down the Illawarra way, is a group of Filipina women determined to make a difference. It’s women’s power all the way.  The Illawarra Filipino and Multicultural Women’s Group (IFWCG) celebrated their 30th Anniversary last 3 October …