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The forgotten battle for Alaska

...and Australian naval assets from the Dutch East Indies and Philippines, using a series of amphibious landings and surface naval...never recovered. By occupying the Dutch East Indies and the Philippines the Japanese had secured an oil and rubber-rich southern...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-12-21/forgotten-battle-alaska
Neighbors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-04/juneau-gains-sister-city-philippines
Local
Today in History for Monday, Dec. 15, 2014

...Leahy, Ernest J. King and Chester W. Nimitz as Admirals of the Fleet. U.S. forces invaded Mindoro Island in the Philippines, encountering little resistance from the Japanese. A single-engine plane carrying bandleader Glenn Miller, a major in...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-15/today-history-monday-dec-15-2014
Local
Today in History

...state court decision for recounts in Florida's contested election.Ten years ago: A bomb exploded in a market in southern Philippines, killing at least 14 people. Militants blew up an Israeli base at the Gaza-Egypt crossing, killing five soldiers. Palestinian...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-12/today-history
Local
Burns named to national Catholic service board

...of the locations CRS serves. He might go to Haiti, the Philippines, Africa or the Middle East. "I've talked to some bishops...public health efforts. "CRS has been providing relief in the Philippines since Typhoon Haiyan hit a year ago through a five-year...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-18/burns-named-national-catholic-service-b
Local
Alaska Science Forum: Twenty weeks through the heart of Alaska

...after World War I. He traveled the world as a military attache to Russia and Germany and was a military governor in the Philippines. But one wonders if his most memorable adventure was splashing his way through Alaska during the summer he turned 26.Despite...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-11-07/alaska-science-forum-twenty-weeks-th
Outdoors
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-09-11/philippines-sister-city-relationship-wo
Local
One of world's strongest storms hits Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - One of the strongest storms on record slammed into the central Philippines on Friday, killing at least four people...Because of cut-off communications in the Philippines, it was impossible to know the full extent...

http://juneauempire.com/regional/2013-11-08/one-worlds-strongest-storms-hits-phi
Regional News
Strongest typhoon of the year slams Philippines

MANILA, Philippines - One of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded slammed into the Philippines early Friday, and one weather expert warned...causes the most deaths from typhoons in the Philippines - may not be as bad, Masters said...

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

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-12-19/juneau-students-raise-money-philippines
Local

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