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Meet the Candidates for PCC-NSW 2022 Elections

February 11th, 2022 · Comments Off on Meet the Candidates for PCC-NSW 2022 Elections

By Benjie de Ubago

Finally – at long last – the much awaited the elections of the Philippine Community Council of NSW (PCC-NSW) are upon us!  The date has been set for 20 February, 2022 at 3:00 pm although at …

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What Happened To Us?

February 4th, 2022 · Comments Off on What Happened To Us?

by Benjie de Ubago

Information technology has exploded and has made us closer to each other.  And yet, we remain distant!  We entered the world of social media where everybody has something to say.  And yet, no one is really …

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Filipino Community Cooperative Celebrates 40 Years Anniversary

December 18th, 2021 · Comments Off on Filipino Community Cooperative Celebrates 40 Years Anniversary

By Benjie de Ubago

It’s the season for giving and to celebrate their 40th Anniversary, the Filipino Community Cooperative (FilCoop) turned their 40th Anniversary celebration  into an afternoon of  gift-giving afternoon on 12 December 2021.  Christmas hampers were …

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UST Alumni Australia Comes Alive Down Under

December 10th, 2021 · Comments Off on UST Alumni Australia Comes Alive Down Under

Inspired by Philippine Ambassador to Australia, H.E. Ma. Hellen B. De La Vega, a Thomasian herself, the wheels were set in motion for the establishment of University of Santo Tomas Alumni Australia.

L-R Kate Andres, Benjie de Ubago, Albert Prias,…

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Filipino Electoral Wins

December 10th, 2021 · Comments Off on Filipino Electoral Wins

by Benjie de Ubago

In the hotly contested area of Blacktown, where majority of Filipinos reside, Labor took a big win at the December 4 local elections. Former Labor councilors got their seats back with a few surprises. Of the …

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Marissa Bala – Aims Straight From Her Heart

November 11th, 2021 · Comments Off on Marissa Bala – Aims Straight From Her Heart

By Benjie de Ubago

In a world of fake news and dubious community leaders, one stands out as a true community leader. Marissa Bala is one such community leader. She’s the ever demure, soft-spoken, branded with sincerity, compassion and genuineness …

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