'Kidnapped': Juneau couple self-publishes account of their abduction in the Philippines

...Juneau, were leaving their home in the Philippines with their 7-month-old granddaughter...Marawi, the only Islamic city in the Philippines.He writes that he felt God was "calling...the weather was good, although in the Philippines, October and November is a typhoon...
Filipinos begin race for presidency, 18,000 other offices

MANILA, Philippines - The race for the Philippine presidency...nongovernment group that helps the Philippines and other Asian countries the presidency, Aquino said the Philippines is back on the road to prosperity...
Nation and World
Mat-Su Assembly approves $1.75M sale of Susitna ferry to Philippines

...Philippine Red Cross."I'm elated that this ship will be put to the noble work of saving lives after disasters in the Philippines," Moosey said in a borough release. "We exhausted our options on disposing of this vessel. It's time to give it new...
Rights group: Filipino child miners risk lives in gold mines

MANILA, Philippines - Thousands of Filipino children...field research in 2014 and 2015.The Philippines had nearly 5.5 million working children...than 30 of the 81 provinces in the Philippines, employing 200,000 to 300,000...
Nation and World
China warns US Navy after ship sails by Chinese-built island

...reefs, islets, and atolls where the Philippines has competing claims."The actions...the South China Sea. U.S. ally the Philippines welcomed the move as a way of it, while Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam claim either parts...
Nation and World
Juneau gains a sister city in the Philippines

...William S. Lachica and delegates from the Philippines for an official signing of a sister...recalled with tears his first trip to the Philippines when he was in the Marine Corps and...which is on the island of Panay in the Philippines. Like Juneau, the capital of the Aklan...
Juneau students raise money for Philippines

When Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines last month, Harborview Elementary counsellor Annie Caulfield knew many of her students were going to be affected by the storm...
Thank You: Thank you from the Juneau Sister Cities Committee

...and assists the CBJ Assembly by promoting and hosting internationals from a handful of cities around the world: Kalibo, Philippines; Vladivostok, Russia; Mishan City, China; Chia Yi City, Taiwan; and Whitehorse, Canada.Whitehorse, our geographically...
Philippines sister city relationship in the works

...join forces with Kalibo, a city in the Philippines, in a sister city relationship.Jenny...Honorary Consul to the Republic of the Philippines for Alaska, made a presentation Wednesday...and serves as a direct link from the Philippines to the Filipino population of Alaska...
Reps return from visit to Philippines

...newly appointed consul general of the Philippines to Alaska, Jenny Gomez Strickler of...Alaska's first official trip to the Philippines last week.The trip arose out of a...two days of their trip in Manila, the Philippines' capital city.While in Manila, Munoz...


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