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APO Hiking Society Wows Australia

February 12th, 2024 · Comments Off on APO Hiking Society Wows Australia

By Benjie de Ubago

Jim Paredes and Boboy Garrovillo

The APO HIKING SOCIETY celebrated their 50th anniversary of entertainment with a five state concert in Australia. After almost 14 years of absence, the two remaining APO members – Jim Paredes and Boboy Garrovillo – stepped …

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A Tale of Two Cities – North vs South

February 2nd, 2024 · Comments Off on A Tale of Two Cities – North vs South

By Benjie de Ubago

Marcos and Duterte“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; it was the age of wisdom it was the age of foolishness; it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity…” …

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USTAA hosts Live Christmas Show on FB with Special Guest Philippine Ambassador

December 14th, 2023 · Comments Off on USTAA hosts Live Christmas Show on FB with Special Guest Philippine Ambassador

by Benjie de Ubago

Philippine Ambassador to Australia, H.E. Ma. Hellen B. De La VegaPhilippine Ambassador to Australia, H.E. Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega was the special guest at the Christmas edition of USTalk of UST Alumni Australia (USTAA). The show was live streamed on Facebook last 14 December …

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Beauty in the Eyes of the Beholder

November 23rd, 2023 · Comments Off on Beauty in the Eyes of the Beholder

by Benjie de Ubago

In today’s world of instant photos and endless selfies, there is even a  greater need for a proper photographer.  And in these times, Rey Saballa’s photography sure stands out!  And if beauty is in the eyes …

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The Sweet Smell of Sampaguitas

November 11th, 2023 · Comments Off on The Sweet Smell of Sampaguitas

By Benjie de Ubago

In our Filipino culture, women are handled delicately like flowers and treated as fragile. Women are sugar and spice and everything nice adorned with ruffles and lace. I grew up in that atmosphere where my Mum …

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Another Fun-filled Alumni Grand Soirée Event

November 11th, 2023 · Comments Off on Another Fun-filled Alumni Grand Soirée Event

By Benjie de Ubago

Alumni Associations of college and universities in the Philippines gathered together one more time for the Philippine Alumni Extravaganza Grand Soirée last 21 October at West HQ Rooty Hill to bond with schoolmates and to reminisce …

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