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Ugaling K-K-K

January 17th, 2021 · Comments Off on Ugaling K-K-K

By Benjie de Ubago

 Innate in the Filipino culture is the K-K-K practice – Kakilala, Kaibigan, and Kakampi. Filipinos are ruled by emotion, not by logic. It is therefore worthy to take a closer look at these K-K-K practices …

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Carols and Novenas

December 30th, 2020 · Comments Off on Carols and Novenas

By Benjie de Ubago

No one celebrates Christmas like we do! Christmas decorations in the Philippines are on display and our parols suspended from rooftops and awnings, shine brightly through the night as early as October. However, the religious tradition …

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Seasons Greetings From Community Leaders

December 22nd, 2020 · Comments Off on Seasons Greetings From Community Leaders

A little holiday cheer from Filipino community leaders to help lighten your load and bring a smile to your faces this time of the year. (Messages arranged in alphabetical order.)

It has been a difficult and challenging year for everyone. …

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UPAAA Celebrates Its 40 Years

December 21st, 2020 · Comments Off on UPAAA Celebrates Its 40 Years

By Benjie de Ubago

The University of the Philippines Alumni Association of Australia (UPAAA), NSW Chapter celebrates its 40 years anniversary this year, thus making it one of the oldest existing Filipino organizations in NSW.

The covid pandemic may have …

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PCC – 30 Years of Schemes, Whims and Screams

December 12th, 2020 · Comments Off on PCC – 30 Years of Schemes, Whims and Screams

by Benjie de Ubago

It could have been a year of celebration.  And it should have been a year of celebration!  However, for the Philippine Community Council of NSW (PCC-NSW), as the year draws to a close, it’s been a …

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FILCCA Celebrates 30 Years

November 29th, 2020 · Comments Off on FILCCA Celebrates 30 Years

By Benjie de Ubago

This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the Filipino Communities Council of Australia (FILCCA). Unfortunately, the covid-19 pandemic has thrown a spanner in the planning of the milestone celebrations.  FILCCA’s national biennial conference originally scheduled …

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