China's devaluing of currency could reverberate globally

...China's exchange rate policy" but would help to support flagging economic growth.___Rugaber contributed from Washington. AP Economics Writer Paul Wiseman in Washington and AP Writer Teresa Cerojano in Manila contributed to this report.
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Naty Yadao Jose

...Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines where she spent a good part of her life before graduating from St. Rita School of Nursing, Manila in 1972. She arrived in Juneau shortly after that. Naty was married to her husband of 40 years, Reynaldo Jose. She first...
Strongest typhoon of the year slams Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - One of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded slammed into...area.The storm was not expected to directly hit the flood-prone capital, Manila, further north.The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council...
One of world's strongest storms hits Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - One of the strongest storms on record slammed into the central...was north of Palawan province, 320 kilometers (200 miles) southwest of Manila, and had weakened a bit with sustained winds of 215 kph (134 mph).Forecasters...
Regional News
Filcom, Inc. commemorates a national hero

The Filipino Community, Inc. together with its members gathered in Manila Square downtown to pay tribute to a national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. June 19 of this year marks the 153rd anniversary of the Philippines...
Photo: A moment of zen

Buck Evans, a piano player at the Red Dog Saloon, takes a break to sit out in the rain in Manila Square on Tuesday. Evans said the rain was both refreshing and good for business as tourists seeked shelter.
Decades old time capsule found inside local totem

...beak, lo and behold, I saw some plastic. 'What the heck's that?' When we got the beak out, we realized it was a yellow manila envelope sealed inside of a food saver bag, so it couldn't be from 1940 (the era when the pole was built.)"Arnold Dalton...
Kodiak man, SKorean among 7 dead in Philippine fire

MANILA, Philippines - A fire swept through a hotel...U.S. naval base west of the capital, Manila, said police Senior Inspector Gil Arizo...about 80 kilometers (50 miles) west of Manila, is a popular beach destination, especially...
Philippine volcano spews rocks, killing 5 climbers

MANILA, Philippines - One of the Philippines' most active volcanoes rumbled to...8,070-foot) mountain about 340 kilometers (212 miles) southeast of Manila has erupted about 40 times during the last 400 years.In 2010, thousands...
Photo: Birthday celebration

Members of the Filipino Community Inc. gather June 19 at the bust of Dr. Jose Rizal in Manila Square on South Franklin Street to celebrate his birthday. June 19 marked the 147th birthday of Rizal - a prolific poet, essayist...


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