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Filipino community awaits word from home

...70 percent, maybe more."Joemer's family is from the Aklan province, on the west side of the Philippines. His mother and father, Myrna and Joely Gonzales, own a small farm in Aklan. Myrna said she paid attention to Facebook as friends and...
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One of world's strongest storms hits Philippines

...them was that the airport was ruined," Andrews said.Andrews said the typhoon also damaged the airport in Kalibo town in Aklan.World weather experts are calling Hiayan one of the strongest tropical cyclones on record at the time it hit land, but not...
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Noel Icaca Andes

...during their training in Manila. They married and settled in Lezo, Aklan where they raised 5 beautiful daughters (Allan really wanted a son). They were both assigned in Lezo, Aklan under the Department of Agriculture where they both retired after...
Reps return from visit to Philippines

...official in the Philippine province of Aklan, made to Juneau, when she met with city...invited the Alaska State Legislature to visit Aklan."It was a very full adventure, Manila, the delegation traveled to Aklan, Calizo-Quimpo's home province and...
Committee interested in having new Philippines sister city

...will be vacationing in the province of Aklan, in the Philippines' Visayan Islands...Alaska ('s capital of Kalibo, a port city of...the Filipino Community are coming from Aklan. ? We're very close to the Visayas...
Philippines sister city relationship in the works established, an exchange program between the University of Alaska-Southeast and Aklan State University will begin. It would bring instructors from Aklan State's fisheries program to UAS to learn the curriculum. Strickler said UAS Chancellor...
Honorary consulate general to be located at Filipino Community, Inc.

...sometime within our first couple of days in Manila."Munoz said the trip to the Philippine capital of Manila and the province of Aklan will also explore commercial opportunities, including increasing Alaskan seafood exports to the Philippines, where fish is...
Juneau celebrates Filipino American History Month

...R-Juneau, at the invitation of Vice Gov. Gabrielle Calizo-Quimpo, the second highest-ranking official in the province of Aklan."Because I've gotten to know the consul general of the Philippines in San Francisco, who oversees this region ? we've...
Filipino community members recognized promote Alaska, Alaska seafood, trade, tourism, and more with high-ranking officials in Manila and the Province of Aklan.At the end of the dinner, legislators were called to the dance floor without knowing what was in store. Once there, they...
Marlie Bernaldo Agustin

...Frederick Agustin & beloved families that she had touched throughout her life. Marlie was born on February 18, 1967 in Lezo Aklan, Philippines. She arrived in Juneau, Alaska in January of 1980 and moved to San Francisco, California in mid 80's where...


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