We join our kababayans in their petition calling for the restoration in the 2015 budget of the 89.6 million pesos required to implement the Overseas Voting Act! The petition is to be submitted to Congress on … [Read More...]
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The NSW Parliament has recently awarded us the Photographer of the Year 2014 for our photos at the Walk for Respect campaign, a recognition of the role that multicultural media plays "to break down social and cultural barriers as well as prejudices faced by new and indigenous Australians alike."
But triumphs require vigilance.
Although the Federal Government has abandoned in early August its 18C proposed amending legislation, still racial vilification and bigotry exist amongst us. We need to be vigilant.
Elsewhere, other important issues also await your support.
For example, in the Philippines there are at least three important issues needing global community support:
1. A system to safeguard the rights of voters through a clean and transparent election,
2. The passage of a Freedom of Information bill into law, and
3. Defending the territorial sovereignty of the Philippines in the West Philippine Sea.
Read articles written on these and other issues.
As part of the National Science and Technology Week, the Comelec [Commission on Elections] Advisory Council (CAC) organized a Technology Fair, held at the SMX on July 24-28, inviting vendors of automated … [Read More...]
In March of this year, we posted an article about a Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for our compatriots in the United States. A TPS will be a blessing to the hundreds of thousand Filipinos living in the … [Read More...]