Wife fined for throwing dog from 11th-floor apartment after husband asked for divorce

The Korea Herald/Asia News Network 01/10/2023

SEOUL — A woman in South Korea’s Ulsan was fined for killing her husband’s pet by throwing it from the veranda of their 11th-floor apartment after she was asked for a divorce, according to legal professionals and…

Vitor vows to stop Korean in first title defense

Glendale G. Rosal 12/07/2022

TAGBILARAN CITY, Philippines — Boholano boxing prospect, John Virgel “Valiente” Vitor vows to knockout Korean Kwan Dong Lee when he defends his WBO Oriental junior lightweight title in the main event of “Kumong Bol-anon 8” on December…

Police to beef up security measures, mull signal shutdown for Fiesta Señor 2023

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Devotees and pilgrims are expected to again crowd the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu with the return of face-to-face activities for the January 2023 fiesta señor celebration. In anticipation of the…

South Korea stampede: 5 things to know

Agence France Presse 10/30/2022

SEOUL — More than 150 people, mostly young costumed partygoers in their teens and 20s, were killed in a crowd surge and stampede at a Halloween event in Seoul’s popular Itaewon nightlife district. It is the worst-ever…

Business sector begins implementation of P31 wage hike

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/14/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The business sector begins today, the implementation of the P31 per day wage increase that the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB-7) has approved. In Class A local government…

Kim Jong-un rumored to be in ‘vegetative state’—reports

The Korean Herald/Asia News Network via Inquirer.net 04/26/2020

SEOUL — Speculations mounted Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is dead, amid conflicting accounts about his health being reported since he disappeared from public view two weeks ago. But the exact situation remains unclear with…

Desperate to stop spread of COVID-19, countries limit travel

Associated Press 02/26/2020

SEOUL, South Korea — Police manned checkpoints in quarantined towns, governments issued travel warnings and more flights were suspended Tuesday as officials desperately sought to stop the seemingly inevitable spread of a new virus. Clusters of the…

Seoul is Mactan Cebu airport’s top international destination

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/15/2020

CEBU City, Philippines—Seoul in South Korea topped the list of international destinations with the most number of operational flights at the Mactan Cebu International Airport (MCIA).  Latest data from online airport database FlightConnections showed that there are…

Bu-Ji-Hwa to hold its 20th act in Cebu, Philippines

PR 01/06/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines- They do not perform to the usual K-pop beat that you are used  to but the group promises to bring the beat of the traditional Korea music to the young fans of the Hallyu…

United choir to perform for 70 years of Korea-Philippines friendship 

Rhobie A. Ruaya 10/02/2019

For the first time in 70 years, Korean and Filipino students will be together in a three-show choir concert organized by the consulate of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines to celebrate the diplomatic relations of…

Garces bags gold in Asian Taekwondo Championships in Vietnam

Mars G. Alison 08/17/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu’s kyurogi darling, Nica Garces, strengthened her bid for a slot in the upcoming 30th Southeast (SEA) Games by bagging another gold this time in the recently concluded Asian Taekwondo Championships in Vietnam. …

PH bet Ocat is 4th runnerup in Man of the World 2019 

Michelle Joy Padayhag 07/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Everyone in the top five is deserving and a sure winner.  This was the reaction of Philippine bet and Cebuano model John Paul “JP” Ocat, who finished fourth runner-up in the recently concluded…

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