New Honorary Consul An Opportunity For Alaska

More than 25,000 Filipinos live in Alaska, and now they’ll have an easier time accessing their government.

The Filipino Ambassador and Consul General to San Francisco have been in Juneau to celebrate the appointment of the first Honorary Consul of the Republic of the Philippines to Alaska.

Jenny Strickler was sworn into office Monday night. She will assist Filipino nationals in Juneau and other parts of the state.

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Rosemarie Alexander is a reporter at KTOO in Juneau.

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