Australian Filipina June 12

G’day! Welcome to the latest edition of Australian Filipina. We have full coverage of Lea Salonga's first show in Australia, fab pics from Independence Day Celebrations, and an inspirational word or two from the PM Julia Gillard. Hope you enjoy this issue!

BUSINESS

Featured blog: Women in a man's world  

This week's featured blog is by Caroline Regidor, managing director of First Degree PR.

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Path to happiness costs five dollars  

Study shows five dollars can go a long way to improving your well-being.

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FILIPINIANA

Oh, so captivating: Freedom Day Ball   

Performing at the APCO Freedom Day Ball Photographer Bob Reyes captured many of the memorable moments fr.. » more

2012 PCC-NSW Philippine National Day Ball  

The PCC-NSW Philippine National Day (PND) Ball was held last Tuesday June 12 at the Grand Pavillion in Rosehill. The special occasion marked the celebration of the Philippine independence. 

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LIFESTYLE

Community cookbook crosses cultural borders  

Cookbook chef Marx Canoy with Senator Kate LundyMarx Canoy’s FOOD FEAST, a Filipino-Australian cookbook created for the .. » more

Behind the scenes with Kate Ceberano  

Kate Ceberano
There's another Filipina making waves at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival, artisti.. » more

Lea Salonga soars high at Australian debut  

Lea Salonga from Australian Filipina magLea Salonga delivered a gravity-defying act at the Adelaide Cabaret Festiva.. » more

PEOPLE

A weekend with Lea  

Rosary Coloma and Lea SalongaThe Adelaide Cabaret Festival weekend getaway, or what I affectionately c.. » more

TOPICS

PM Julia Gillard leads 100 Women of Influence  

The Prime Minister Julia Gillard Gone are the days when women had to go on hunger strike to make a point, now they do lunch, said the Prime Minister Julia Gillard in her speech .. » more

WRITERS PEN

Why art and finance need to reverse roles  

Art feeds the man, finance feeds the machine, writes Michelle Baltazar.

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