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PAL Still Flying High for 50 Years

October 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on PAL Still Flying High for 50 Years

Celebrating their 50th Anniversary. R-L: Ian Robinson, Jaime Bautista, PAL President, Consul General Louis and the PAL team.

Celebrating their 50th Anniversary.
R-L: Ian Robinson, Jaime Bautista, PAL President, Consul General Louis and the PAL team.

On October 6, 1965, the engines of a DC8 plane roared at Manila International Airport, taxied the tarmac, accelerated down the runway …

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Goodbye MPC

August 4th, 2015 · Comments Off on Goodbye MPC

Twenty five years ago, the Filipino community was hopeful.  I, for one, was bursting with optimism and idealism.  There was a semblance of unity and the community seemed to be working as one.  At least, there was a dream. Sure, …

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Loboc Children’s Choir – Voice of Hope

May 11th, 2015 · Comments Off on Loboc Children’s Choir – Voice of Hope

From the rubbles of the earthquake that shook Bohol on October 2013, rise the Loboc Children’s Choir to sing of faith, goodwill and hope.  The Choir will be touring New Zealand (June 10-20) and Australia – Melbourne (June 21-28), Canberra …

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Anatomy of the PCC Election (Pt. 2)

April 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off on Anatomy of the PCC Election (Pt. 2)

Saturday, 15 March, was the changing of the guards for the Philippine Community Council of NSW (PCC-NSW).  Jun RELUNIA had a convincing win with 23 votes;  Peralta and Collado tied with 14 votes.

Relunia’s win negates the notion that you …

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Anatomy of a PCC Election

March 14th, 2014 · Comments Off on Anatomy of a PCC Election

Tomorrow, Saturday 15 March is D-Day.  It’s election time for the Philippine Community Council of NSW (PCC).  The changing of the guards – we hope.  And the presidential candidates, Relunia, Peralta and Collado, the incumbent, are all out in …

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PCC Elections – And They’re Off and Running

March 1st, 2014 · Comments Off on PCC Elections – And They’re Off and Running

First there were none – and now there are three.  Despite much hesitation in taking the cajoles for the Philippine, Community Council of NSW (PCC), there are now three contenders for the PCC presidential seat for 2014.  Jun Relunia, …

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