Archive for January, 2011

Conduct Unbecoming of GK Executive

By • Jan 26th, 2011 • Category: News

I would have preferred to be sitting on the dock of the bay but on 20 January, there I was in a dimly lit Street in Liverpool at Rashay’s Café awaiting the man of the hour, Mr. Luis Oquiñena, Executive…



Kapitbahayan Under Investigation

By • Jan 26th, 2011 • Category: News

A complaint has been lodged with the Common Equity of NSW against the Kapitbahayan Cooperative as managed by Ruben Amores.

The complainant alleges unfair management practices and preferential treatment in the selection of its tenants especially for the Common Equity’s new properties…



Filipino Community Rallies for Flood Appeal

By • Jan 19th, 2011 • Category: News

The Filipino Community of NSW will be staging “SHINE” Concert, A FLOOD RELIEF APPEAL on Sunday, 6 February  at Bowman Hall, Blacktown. 

The event is being organised by the Philippine Community of NSW, the peak body for the Filipino community in…



Images of Metro Manila

By • Jan 7th, 2011 • Category: Writers' Brew

 

by Alfredo ‘Ding’ Roces

 

The imagesof MetroManila that linger in my mind are the helter-skelter jumble of colors and shapes that somehow compose themselves within a fantastic artist’s canvas. Suddenly you encounter visual order in chaos. Poetry in poverty and decay. You somehow…



Make Your Vote Count

By • Jan 7th, 2011 • Category: Klub Korner

Understanding Australia’s electoral system can prove quite tasking. To help Filipinos understand the voting system and make their vote count, the Philippine Australian Movement for Empowerment (FAME) will be holding another informative Expresso session on 29 January 2011 at Rooty…



Australian Navy Commemorates Leyte Landing

By • Jan 7th, 2011 • Category: Klub Korner

To commerate the 66th Annversary of the Battle of Leyte Gulf (1944), tThe Cadets and Staff of TS Sirius  hosted a Naval Mess Dinner at Kingsgrove RSL last 23 October 2010.  This event also coincided with the 65th Anniversary of the establishment of TS Sirius.


The Leyte…



The Year of Best Intentions

By • Jan 7th, 2011 • Category: Grey Matter

Are endings beginnings or are beginnings endings?   I once again sit here anticipating the dawn of tomorrow while also reflecting on yesterday.  As the new year rolls in, there’ll be more games played and people wanting to run some race,…