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Filipina honored for effort 'from the heart'

...government positions and to bring Alaska Airlines routes to Manila in order to strengthen the ties between the two nations.Strengthening...traditional Filipino food in the community hall adjacent to Manila Square, which was constructed under Strickler's direction...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-10-27/filipina-honored-effort-heart
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-06-29/filcom-inc-commemorates-national-he
Neighbors
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.

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-09/photo-moment-zen
Local
Today In Sports History

...York a 1-0 victory and eclipses Babe Ruth's 34-year-old single-season home run record.1975 - In the "Thrilla in Manila," Muhammad Ali beats Joe Frazier in 14 rounds to retain his world heavyweight title.1977 - Pele plays his farewell game...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-10-01/today-sports-history
Sports
Secret garden

...of the public notified the city manager on Friday of an element in the landscaping near the People's Wharf, not far from Manila Square downtown, that looked suspicious.Fischer was contacted and, with JPD, investigated the complaint and noted the plant...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-31/secret-garden
Local
Letter: Confident in Cathy Munoz

...accomplishment occurred this month when the Alaska Seafood Marketing Corporation hosted a seafood event. It was successfully launched in Manila where there was great interest in purchasing Alaska seafood. Foremost, I appreciate Cathy Munoz for consistently promoting...

http://juneauempire.com/letters/2014-10-05/letter-confident-cathy-munoz
Letters
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-01-10/kodiak-man-skorean-among-7-dead-philipp
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/jim-gomez/2013-11-08/strongest-typhoon-year-slams-philip
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...

http://juneauempire.com/hrvoje-hranjski/2013-05-08/philippine-volcano-spews-rock
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...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2013-11-08/one-worlds-strongest-storms-hits-phi
Regional News

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