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Hopes and Prayers – May 13, 2013 Philippine Elections

Hopes and Prayers – May 13, 2013 Philippine Elections

On May 13, 2013,  the Filipino people head for the polls to elect a dozen senators plus local officials including congressmen, governors and mayors. We hope and pray that the elections will be a peaceful one. Nevertheless, I am not quite sure if our hope and prayers will be heard by a number of  scrupolous candidates. The Comelec [...]

Filipino Community in Austria big events in June and July

Filipino Community in Austria big events in June and July

June and July 2012 – two big Pinoy events are taking place during these months – Philippine Independence Day Ball and Barrio Fiesta. These wonderful occasions bring us together.  We need to set aside our differences and think as one people, one nation! This sense of unity,  of having common heritage should continue to keep Filipinos in [...]

When are we proud to be Filipinos?

When are we proud to be Filipinos?

At the mention of the word „Philippines“, what do foreigners think of? Chances are, they wouldn‘t know where the country is. They wouldn‘t know that we are friendly, hospitable, musical and great to be with, unless they have been to the country already and have met some fun-loving Filipinos. Most are not aware that we have beautiful [...]

Be a role Model!

Be a role Model!

A lot of Filipinos working and living abroad and in many parts of the world can help our country. Filipinos abroad formed different kinds of organizations most of them with charitable aims for the good of our mother land. Common goals of such organizations are: unity and prosperity and to promote Filipino traditions and culture.  Through our [...]

from my point of view

from my point of view

It is an apparent reality that Filipinos, wherever they are, is being affected by the current problems occurring in the world today – most especially the natural calamities in Japan and wars in the Middle East countries. Despite all of these occurrences, we never lose hope and determination  as we become more global, coping with the [...]

from my point of View

Weihnachten 2010 ist wieder eine Geschichte!  Hope that the past Christmas gave us all the opportunity to offer thanksgiving for the achievements we  accomplished during the past year.  In 2010, the Filipino community in Austria had experienced  unity and a true sense of nation. This is  very much apparent from the unified activities [...]

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

" Malamig ang simoy ng hangin, kaysaya ng bawat damdamin!" This isn’t just a simple Himig Pasko for most Filipinos in Europe, most especially in Austria. Apparently, this is a manifestation that it's winter time in the continent. Speaking of Christmas, this time of the year is probably one of the most important events that we, Filipinos [...]

…of crabs and men…

…of crabs and men…

Smaller, younger crabs will reach up with their laws to hang on to a strong leader crab trying to climb out. All are trying to gain liberty out of the crab basket. From too much weight, everyone, including the leader, fall back to the bottom. The climb starts again, usually with the same strong crab leading. The crabs did not mean to pull the [...]

Austro-Asian Press on its 1st Year

Austro-Asian Press on its 1st Year

Filipinos in Austria have started to show signs of being well-established in the country. One of the clearest indications of this is the presence of  this news-magazine, the AUSTRO-ASIAN PRESS a year-old Filipino magazine with the Filipinos and Austrians as its intended readers. Tagged as a "magazine for Filipinos and Austrians who want to [...]

P-Noy, the new Philippine president

P-Noy, the new Philippine president

The man who did more than anyone else to restore democracy in the Philippines – Benigno Aquino Jr. – would have been proud that his son clearly won  the election for president last May 10, 2010. The late Aquino made the ultimate sacrifice for democracy, laying down his life for it. Ninoy, as he was affectionately called, made a courageous [...]

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