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Great Rememberings of Martial Law Years Gone By Retold Like Pages of An Old Diary

September 25th, 2020 · Comments Off on Great Rememberings of Martial Law Years Gone By Retold Like Pages of An Old Diary

A Critique by Mars Cavestany

You’d think that it was written in jest, but looking back at one’s very own experience during the Martial regime in the Philippines, which vicariously, upon reading this book, almost instinctively coerces you to re-examine …

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Covid 19 Sparks Filipino Generosity

September 4th, 2020 · Comments Off on Covid 19 Sparks Filipino Generosity

By Benjie de Ubago

We went to sleep one night and woke up in a parallel universe stricken with the corona virus. And it had nothing to do with crowns on heads!  It was a health crisis – a pandemic …

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Reminiscing Philippine Independence Day Celebrations

June 11th, 2020 · Comments Off on Reminiscing Philippine Independence Day Celebrations

By Benjie de Ubago

5The dancers of the Philippine Folk Arts Group of the 70s.

In the time, I have lived in Australia, all 50 years of it, I cannot remember a time when Philippine Independence Day had not …

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Flagcom Wins Mardi Gras Award

May 13th, 2020 · Comments Off on Flagcom Wins Mardi Gras Award

By Benjie de Ubago

When the ostentatious Mardi Gras parade rolls down the streets of Sydney every year, you can bet that the Philippines is represented.  And behind the glitz and glamour of the Philippine Float is the FLAGCOM Association …

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Cooking With Her Heart

April 14th, 2020 · Comments Off on Cooking With Her Heart

By Benjie de Ubago

When the corona virus pandemic hit the world and lockdown was imposed, some people turned on  their generous hearts to give any way they knew how.

Rowena cooking up a storm with a dash of love

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A Taste of Generosity – Panlasang Pinoy Restaurant

April 5th, 2020 · Comments Off on A Taste of Generosity – Panlasang Pinoy Restaurant

By Marilie Bomediano

When the global pandemic hit Sydney, Carlito and Aleli Ferrer, owners of Panlasang Pinoy Restaurant in Kogarah, Sydney, decided to show their generosity to the Filipino community.

Distributing SOS food packs at Panlasang Pinoy, Kogarah.
Good Samaritans,

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