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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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Junie Morosi – Beauty and Politics Don’t Mix!

March 8th, 2021 · Comments Off on Junie Morosi – Beauty and Politics Don’t Mix!

By Benjie de Ubago

In honor of International Woman’s Day, I take time to fondly remember the strength of a woman whose name was, Junie Morosi. 

The exotic beauty of Junie Morosi.

Morosi fought gender inequality at a time when …

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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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Filipina Lizette Cabrera – A Rising Tennis Star

February 9th, 2021 · Comments Off on Filipina Lizette Cabrera – A Rising Tennis Star

By Benjie de Ubago

Stay glued to your sets for the Australian Open Tennis and watch out for Lizette Cabrera, a Filipina and a promising Tennis star.

She’s as Filipina as they come. Although Lizette Faith Cabrera was born in …

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Molavin Explains Retraction Of His Signature In PCC Petition

February 8th, 2021 · Comments Off on Molavin Explains Retraction Of His Signature In PCC Petition

By Benjie de Ubago

As expected, the Philippine Community Council of NSW (PCC) has once again ignored and disapproved the Affiliates’ petition to hold the AGM and elections in February/March.

Unfazed by the request from their members, the PCC letter …

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