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FILIPINO TECHNICIAN TOPS TOYOTA AUSTRALIA’S NATIONAL SKILLS COMPETITION
By Linda Esguerra
Rockhamptom-Australia
December 10, 2012

Aproniano (Onie) Horfilla, from Leyte, Philippines and currently working at Ian Weigh Motors at Rockhampton, Australia, vested 5,000 entrants to the Toyota Australia 2012 National Skills Development Program, the first Filipino to ever receive the prestigious Award.

The Program aims to develop and nurture the skills of Toyota dealer staff, inspire them to provide outstanding service and provide an opportunity to showcase their talents.
FILIPINOS in CENTRAL QUEENSLAND-AUSTRALIA COMMEMORATE 114TH ANNIVERSARY OF PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE
By Linda Esguerra
Rockhampton-Queensland-Australia
June 12, 2012

Filipinos in Central Queensland Australia joined overseas Filipinos throughout the world in celebrating the 114th Anniversary of Philippine Independence.
 
The Philippines was colonized by Spain for over 300 years. The introduction of Christianity was the greatest contribution during the Spanish era. Tradition, culture, dances, songs, food and dialect were also influenced by the Spaniards.
 

It was on 12 June 1898 when the sovereignty of the Philippines from colonial rule by Spain was proclaimed.
MoreCFC ANCOP AUSTRALIA 2012 AMBASSADOR QUEST RAISED A$109,000  
By Linda Esguerra

CFC ANCOP (Couples for Christ Answering the Cry of the Poor) Australia was launched in March 2002. Its Ambassador...
MoreFILIPINA NAMED “LIVING TREASURE”

Linda Esguerra from Rockhampton, Queensland-Australia was recently named “Living Treasure” during the celebration of International Women’s Day. She won over...
MoreAnswering the call for help
By Linda Esguerra

Local Filipino-Australian community organisations in Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia, led by Linda Esguerra, Executive Director of Volunteers Without Borders and Member...
MoreJottings from a life-changing adventure…
Linda Esguerra

Young Once Great Adventure Tour (YoGAT) left from Australia to Manila on the 23rd  of October 2010, for a 10-day Odyssey...

    Linda Esguerra

    MoreStichting Bayanihan (Netherlands) Celebrates International Women’s Day 2017
    Myra Colis and Yukari Shiozaki

    Filipinas, Dare to Use Your Strength!
     
    Every year, Stichting Bayanihan celebrates the International Women’s Day in line with the mission of The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (also known as UN Women) to advance gender equality and women empowerment.
     ...
    MoreHOME TO THOUSANDS OF FILIPINOS, SINGAPORE IS RANKED MOST EXPENSIVE CITY IN THE WORLD
    Edwin C. Mercurio

    For the 4th year in a row, Singapore is top on the list for the most expensive city to live beating Hong Kong, Zurich, Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Geneva, Paris, New York and Copenhagen, according to a biannual survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
     ...
    MoreFirst Golden Balangay Awards For Filipino Canadian Achievers Launched
    Tony A. San Juan

    Truly meeting the long-cherished desire of recognizing purposefully  the "remarkable achievements of  Filipino Canadians across Canada",  the 1st Golden Balangay Awards was significantly  launched on...
    MoreLAYERS OF RELATIONSHIP
    Jorge D. Lomboy

    There is a reason and there must be a purpose for anyone to keep a miniature private diary of names,...
    MoreReagan Tila wagi sa FBAR Masters/Elite Event League
    Marlon Baris Vicente

    RIYADH: Mula sa 40 kalahok sa Masters/Elite Event, tagumpay na naiuwi ni Reagan Tila ang kampiyonato sa katatapos lamang na...
    MoreFBL donates $5000 to Team Canada SMART NBTC
    Dindo Orbeso

    The Filipino Basketball League headed by FBL Commissioner Wallie Landicho has donated $5000 to help finance the trip of Team...
    MorePinoy Radio(Ontario) has a New Home, Expands Programming
    Tony A. San Juan

    The significantly popular Filipino Canadian - managed broadcast station Pinoy Radio has recently moved to a new site in the City of...
    MoreDOLE CONFERS “Parangal sa mga Natatanging Kababaihan” award to the Outstanding Overseas Filipina Workers
    Gerry S. Rubio

    DOLE SECRETARY WITH OUTSTANDING FILIPINAS. DOLE Secretary Silvestre H. Bello III (center) confers the “Parangal sa mga Natatanging...
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