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Tuesday October 17th 2017

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No need to evacuate Filipinos from Egypt

No need to evacuate Filipinos from Egypt

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang Sunday found no reason yet to order the immediate evacuation of more than 6,000 Filipinos in Egypt despite the political violence in the country, saying they remain safe in that country. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said the Filipinos living and working in Egypt remain safe based on the [...]

Catholic Bishops Condemn Bus Bombing In Philippines

Catholic Bishops Condemn Bus Bombing In Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, January 27 (CNA) - The Catholic bishops of the Philippines and other leaders have condemned recent acts of violence in the country, which include a deadly bus bombing and the murder of a Catholic radio journalist. On Jan. 25 at least five people died and at least 13 were wounded when a packed bus was bombed in Makati City, [...]

Babaylan Austria staged Charity Event

Babaylan Austria staged Charity Event

Since the founding of BABAYLAN Austria, the officers and members have been doing a very outstanding work for the benefit of the Filipino women. The latest project was a painting exhibition held  at a restaurant  in Vienna’s  1st District. Ms. Cecilia Cech, President of Babaylan-Austria elaborated that the affair generated , not only [...]

Couples for Christ 15th Anniversary

Couples for Christ 15th Anniversary

Couples for Chrsit 15th Anniversary VIENNA, Austria – The Couples For Christ Foundation for Family and Life (CFCFFL) recently held their Weekend European Conference and 15th year anniversary at the Evia Village Resort in Greece. Around 700 CFC members from different parts of Europe came to witness the group’s celebration. “It was [...]

Pandan Association in Austria Induction Ball

Pandan Association in Austria Induction Ball

Filipino and Austrian friends joined the Pandan Association in Austria (PAA) during its  and Induction Ball  held at the Breitenlee Parish Hall in Vienna. Fermin Torres of the Ilonggo Community in Austria joined his „kababayans“  in the region as a show of solidarity with the projects and programmes in the Panay Region. In her speech, [...]

Alpha Phi Omega in Austria helps Homeless in RP

Alpha Phi Omega in Austria helps  Homeless in RP

Filipino members of an organization have successfully conducted an event that benefited the less fortunate people in their host country, Austria. “APOAA-Austria (Alpha Phi Omega Alumni Association-Austria) organized a big event, Dance Fusion, an array and exhibition of international dances from Hiphop to Gypsy music, in order to raise funds, [...]

Induction Programme of Timpuyog

Induction Programme of Timpuyog

The Timpuyog Ilokandia iti Austria, an Ilokano grouf conducted its Induction Program at the Mariott Hotel in Vienna‘s 1st District .  Deputy Minister Charlie Manangan (Philippine Embassy, Vienna) inducted the newly-elected officers of the association. Manangan enjoined his fellow Ilocanos to be proud of their native land and be instruments to [...]