Category: Australia

Anthology of women’s stories on COVID-19

By Evelyn A. Opilas Sydneysiders and Theresians are among those who shared COVID-19 experiences in a first-ever collection of essays I compiled and edited, providing a glimpse into how they faced the unexpected turn in their circumstances. Entitled ‘A Filipina…
Flooding ethnic media with press releases without advertising

BY NONOY PERDON – Australia’s ethnic media outlets are complaining of publishing tons of media releases without accompanying ads. It all started from a seemingly innocuous email from PR Company ETCOM asking from the retinue of Australia’s ethnic media outlets…
Spanish flu and Coronavirus

BY EVELYN OPILAS –   “… They were advised not to shake hands with others, to stay indoors, to avoid touching library books and to wear masks. Schools and theaters closed…” Sound familiar? That’s what Americans were advised so as not…
Create contingency plan for NSW Service crashes

NSW Labor is calling on the Government to quickly establish a contingency plan for its COVID Safe Check-in system and Service NSW phone app after it crashed on Thursday afternoon. From January 1, the Government enforced the mandatory use of…