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Book Review: A Pebble That Floats

October 27th, 2019 · Comments Off on Book Review: A Pebble That Floats

By Benjie de Ubago

Author, Imelda Argel and her book.

In a culture where men were excused for simply being a man and all their follies accepted without a whimper; where secrets were kept behind closed doors; where women were …

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The Never Ending Building Story

September 29th, 2019 · Comments Off on The Never Ending Building Story

By Benjie de Ubago

A few months back, Councilor Carol Israel of Blacktown City Council called for a meeting of some of the more “visible” community leaders that she knew, and also invited was Blacktown Councilor Linda Geronimo Santos.  The …

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The Chairman’s Gift of Giving

September 12th, 2019 · Comments Off on The Chairman’s Gift of Giving

by Benjie de Ubago

In a community full of uncertainties, one thing is for certain – the altruistic values of Mauricio de Vera.

Mauricio de Vera, fondly called ‘Chairman Mao’ or simply “ the Chairman” is one with irreproachable integrity. …

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CRFCC On Parade In Campbelltown

November 21st, 2018 · Comments Off on CRFCC On Parade In Campbelltown

When Campbelltown & Region Filipino Community Council (CRFCC) joined the Campbelltown Council’s Twilight Parade for the annual Fisher’s Ghost Festival, they marched down the streets in style.

In keeping with the Twilight Parade’s theme, “Life and Light Under the Sea”, …

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FILCCA Gets a Face Lift

October 31st, 2018 · Comments Off on FILCCA Gets a Face Lift

Carmen Garcia, FILCCA’s dynamic new president

On the weekend October 19 to 21, 2018, at the recently concluded biennial national conference of the Filipino Communities Council of Australia in Perth, , Ms. Carmen Garcia made history when she was elected …

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Polistico Magic Hits Australia in September

June 11th, 2018 · Comments Off on Polistico Magic Hits Australia in September

By Benjie de Ubago

While Philippine singers and entertainers abound, few are at par with artist extraordinaire, Jun Polistico.

After years of absence from the Australian scene, Jun Polistico returns to Australia and promises to entertain his audience better than …

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