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One more for the Champ – Bevan Calvert

March 16th, 2021 · Comments Off on One more for the Champ – Bevan Calvert

By Benjie de Ubago

Only a few weeks ago, Bevan Stuart Calvert scored the “Surprise Athlete of the Year” in Keil Region, in Europe. Although most athletes in the competition were from Europe, Bevan, a Filipino-Australian stood out and was …

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Filipino Community Salutes Rocky Gathercole

March 16th, 2021 · Comments Off on Filipino Community Salutes Rocky Gathercole

By Benjie de Ubago

The fashion world was saddened with the passing of International Fashion designer, Rocky Gathercole, on 3 March, 2021, at the age of 54.  From being a homeless kid, he struggled, surmounted all challenges and rose to …

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Pinoy Products Now In 60 Woolworths Stores

March 13th, 2021 · Comments Off on Pinoy Products Now In 60 Woolworths Stores

It’s always been a hunt for Philippine Food products. Now, the taste of the Philippines is available in mainstream retail stores in Australia.

According to the Department of Trade and Industry through the Philippine Trade and Investment Centre (PTIC) Filipino …

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Let the Bells Ring – 500 Years of Christianity in the Philippines

March 12th, 2021 · Comments Off on Let the Bells Ring – 500 Years of Christianity in the Philippines

By Benjie de Ubago

On March 16, 1521, Ferdinand Magellan in the Philippines landed on Homonhon Island.  Although it is now debated whether he discovered or rediscovered the Philippines, what cannot be disputed is that with his arrival, the seeds …

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I Am Woman

March 8th, 2021 · Comments Off on I Am Woman

By Benjie de Ubago

Women of the world, raise your glasses and cheers!

We’ve come a long way!  My mother would have preferred me to take on a more sedated type of job, behind a desk or stuck in a …

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The Philippine Tamaraws Are Back In The Game

February 18th, 2021 · Comments Off on The Philippine Tamaraws Are Back In The Game

After a year-long hiatus due to covid, the Philippine Tamaraws are back in action this Saturday, 20 February 2021.  It’s game on for the boys as they battle it out in the Rugby League International Sydney 9s Tournament at Cabramatta …

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