Juneau gains a sister city in the Philippines

...Lachica and delegates from the Philippines for an official signing of a...with tears his first trip to the Philippines when he was in the Marine on the island of Panay in the Philippines. Like Juneau, the capital of...
Pacquiao agrees to terms for Mayweather fight

...on Thursday in Los Angeles to formally get his fighter's signature on the terms of the bout. Pacquiao flew from the Philippines on his way to judge the Miss Universe pageant on Jan. 25 in Florida.Arum said the fight would be held at the MGM...
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...
The forgotten battle for Alaska

...The blow of British prestige was one from which the Empire never recovered. By occupying the Dutch East Indies and the Philippines the Japanese had secured an oil and rubber-rich southern resource area. Having achieved their initial aims with...
Burns named to national Catholic service board

...the locations CRS serves. He might go to Haiti, the Philippines, Africa or the Middle East. "I've talked to efforts. "CRS has been providing relief in the Philippines since Typhoon Haiyan hit a year ago through a five-year...
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...
'Santo Nino' celebration held in Anchorage

...ashes of a burned-down house in the Philippines in April 1565, he happened to the king and queen of the Philippines upon their baptism into the Cebu, the oldest church in the Philippines. It was built over the ashes...
'Consulate on Wings' lands in Juneau

...trip when representatives from the Philippines consulate in San Francisco set...citizenship with the U.S. and the Philippines.By 10:30 a.m., at least...said takes less than an hour.The Philippines, Strickler said, is trying...
Filcom, Inc. commemorates a national hero

...downtown to pay tribute to a national hero, Dr. Jose Rizal. June 19 of this year marks the 153rd anniversary of the Philippines National Hero's birthday. Dr. Jose Rizal called for peaceful reform and led the charge in gaining Philippines...
U.S. Marshals catch Anchorage man wanted in the Philippines

ANCHORAGE - U.S. marshals arrested an Anchorage man accused of a killing 15 years ago in the Philippines. The 58-year-old, Armando Olde Y Balangatan, was arrested Thursday getting off a plane at the Anchorage airport. The naturalized...


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