A new Rizaliana website is born

A group of Filipino Australian community radio broadcasters, announcers, technicians and producers in Sydney has recently put together five segments of radio dramas [Read more…]

Perception of corruption in the Philippines

Revisiting an article written in 2003 titled “Towards a cleaner and more transparent government”, Romy Cayabyab noted that the world’s perception of corruption in the Philippines has worsened.

From a score of 3.6 in 1999 (a score of 10 being the highest), the Philippines’ rating is now 2.4 and is country number 139 out of 180 countries. Somalia with a score of 1.1 is country number 180 and is perceived as the most corrupt country.

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New migration reforms announced

The Rudd Government has put in place major reforms affecting Australia’s permanent skilled migration program.

The reforms are aimed at ensuring that the skilled migration program is more responsive to the needs of industry and employers and better addresses the nation’s future skill needs.


What’s in my name?

What does my family name mean? Want to share with others the meaning or origin of your family name? Join us at Angkan. Who knows? You may be able to connect with a long-lost relative.

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