How a Korean traveller started his successful ‘Kimstaurant’ business

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/10/2018

You can call it a spur of the moment, hit and miss project. This was how 35-year-old Korean national Peter Kim, who is an economics graduate, described his plunge into the Korean restaurant business in the Philippines.…

North and South Korea combining in 3 sports at Asian Games

AP 06/28/2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia — The Olympic Council of Asia says North and South Korea will field combined teams in three sports — canoeing, rowing and women’s basketball — at the Asian Games in the latest sign of cooperation…

Korea donates over 130 police patrol cars to PH

Inquirer.net 05/29/2018

THE Korean Embassy and the Korean Police National Agency have turned over more than 130 police patrol cars to the Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday afternoon. Korean Ambassador Han Dong-man led the turnover of 49 Hyundai…

Labella takes over Cebu City’s reins as Osmeña leaves for Korea

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/03/2018

Cebu City Vice Mayor Edgar Labella will be the city’s acting mayor starting today (Thursday) until May 6. This developed after Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña left for South Korea today to attend the four-day celebration of…

S. Korea: A peace treaty ‘must be pursued’

AFP 04/19/2018

A peace treaty to formally end the Korean War “must be pursued,” South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Thursday, ahead of a summit next week with Kim Jong Un, leader of the nuclear-armed North. “The armistice that…

Sinulog Festival to receive award in Korea

Inna Gian D. Mejia 02/27/2018

Cebu City Mayor Tomas Osmeña is heading to Seoul in South Korea to attend the 6th Korea Festival Contents Grand Prix for the Asia Popularity Festival Award. Osmeña will be in Soul until February 28, where the…

Love and business of a Korean in Cebu

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 02/11/2018

FOREIGN TOURISTS EYED A 38-year-old Korean national, who fell in love with Cebu after her first visit to the Queen City of the South more than a decade ago, has set up an events planner business as…

Arnis may be used to develop a new martial art in Korea

Glendale G. Rosal 02/06/2018

FOLLOWING a demonstration in Korea last year, the Filipino martial art of arnis may be used to develop a new martial art that also includes taekwondo. Arnis became a hit in South Korea after Supreme Grandmaster (SGM)…

WHO IS JUNJUN OSMEÑA?

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 12/05/2017

RENATO “Junjun” Osmeña Jr., 53, is the eldest son of former Vice Mayor Renato Osmeña Sr. He has three siblings including former City Councilor Richard Osmeña, who started as an ally of BO-PK but later on transferred…

UN envoy arrives in North Korea

AFP 12/05/2017

A senior United Nations official arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for a rare visit aimed at defusing soaring tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons programme. Jeffrey Feltman’s visit – the first by a UN diplomat of his…

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