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

...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 was good, although in the Philippines, October and November is a typhoon...
China warns US Navy after ship sails by Chinese-built island

...reefs, islets, and atolls where the Philippines has competing claims."The...South China Sea. U.S. ally the Philippines welcomed the move as a way, while Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam claim either...
Nation and World
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...
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...
Rights group: Filipino child miners risk lives in gold mines

...provinces during field research in 2014 and 2015.The Philippines had nearly 5.5 million working children in 2011...mines can be found more than 30 of the 81 provinces in the Philippines, employing 200,000 to 300,000 from mostly poor...
Nation and World
Filipinos begin race for presidency, 18,000 other offices

...a U.S.-based nongovernment group that helps the Philippines and other Asian countries improve governance."This...catapulted his mother to the presidency, Aquino said the Philippines is back on the road to prosperity and hope after years...
Nation and World
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...
'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...
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...


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