Simon Bridges – A New Zealand Filipino

Simon Bridges demonstrated his singing skills over the weekend at a National Party Filipino event in Tauranga, covering Elvis Presley’s Love Me Tender.  “I don’t think I’m giving up day job,” the National Party leader…


Filipino Fiesta in Hamilton at Labour Weekend

Hamilton will be a Filipino city on Labour Weekend when Waikato Filipino Association (WFA) hosts the biggest gathering of Filipinos from Friday to Sunday October 25 to 27 for Pistang Pilipino 2019 (Filipino Fiesta 2019).



New Zealand exploiting Filipinos

A training provider for international students who go on to become farm workers says immigration exploitation is giving good companies a bad name. The Philippines’ ambassador to New Zealand, Jesus Domingo, plans to set up…


First Communion

Congratulations to Charlotte, Jaden, Jessadha and Jarim who received the Sacrament of Holy Communion for the first time today.





Is Indian Ocean next for China reclamation?

Now it’s the Indians’ turn to worry about Chinese island reclamation activities. A recent move by Maldives on foreign ownership has raised concern among some Indians that China may soon launch an island reclamation project…


Good governance seen as Aquino legacy

ADDRESSING corruption and instituting good governance reforms were seen as the Aquino administration’s most crucial achievements during the past five years that could provide a “firmer foundation” for the next Cabinet, the local and foreign…



PHL vs CHN: And then what?

Analysts divided over how the South China Sea dispute between the Philippines and China will progress. Source: PHL vs CHN: And then what?



Aquino hosts make-or-break dinner meeting

President Aquino hosted a dinner, as reported by the Inquirer, for Interior Secretary Mar Roxas and Senators Grace Poe and Francis Escudero on Wednesday night. Source: Aquino hosts make-or-break dinner meeting