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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

    MoreGeorge Poblete Receives Queen's Sovereign Medal for Volunteers award
    Fe Paca-Taduran

    OTTAWA, CANADA --- Scarborough, Ontario resident George R. Poblete,  received the Queen's Sovereign Medal for Volunteers from the Right Honourable Governor General David Johnston, during a formal presentation ceremony made at  the Rideau Hall at 1 Sussex Drive in Ottawa, on April  24, 2017. (in photo: Queen’s Sovereign Medal for Volunteers awardee George R. Poblete(left) with Right Honourable Governor General...
    MoreThe Giant Sleeps, While Wild Rumours Made Tourists Restless
    Edwin Mercurio

    Coron, Palawan – The “Sleeping Giant” of Palawan looms large over the islands of Coron. Atop the elevated Mt. Batyas an estimated 1,500 steps uphill climb and downhill descent  combined, the islands of Coron are visible.
     ...
    MoreECC NSW and APCO march to muzzle hate speech
    Richard J. Ford

    On the 31 March 2017 a celebration of the defeat of the 2nd attempt of the Liberal Government to introduce...
    MoreAPCO’s Charity Ball 2017 to celebrate 119th Declaration of Philippine Independence set on June 10, 2017
    Richard J. Ford

                                              
    “Respect and Harmony for a Progressive Multicultural Society”. 
    This is the theme of the much-awaited...
    MoreMaking traffic jams bearable
    Willie Jose

    If you’re thinking of visiting our homeland, there’s one good advice:  brace yourselves both physically and mentally for the heavy...
    MoreDOLE Undersecretary Joel B. Maglunsod and OWWA Administrator Hans Cacdac meet Repatriated Workers from Saudi Arabia
    Department of Labor and Employment

    PARTNERS FOR CHANGE. Undersecretary Joel B.Maglunsod  and OWWA Administrator Hans Cacdac, together International Labor Affairs Bureau OIC Director Mary Sol...
    MoreLong live Mother Earth!
    Julia Carreon-Lagoc

    I cannot let Earth Day, April 22, pass without a tribute to Mother Earth, as precious as your own mother—to...
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