Korean fugitive nabbed in Cebu 

Morexette Marie Erram 06/03/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A fugitive from South Korea was arrested here last Wednesday, June 2.  Enforcers from the Lapu-Lapu City Field Unit of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG), Bureau of Immigration (BI) and the…

BTS’s ‘Life Goes On’ debuts at No. 1 on US chart in foreign language first

12/01/2020

Seoul, South Korea—Trailblazing South Korean boyband BTS have became the first group to have a foreign-language song enter the US Billboard chart at number one, in the latest musical record to be re-written by the K-pop sensation.…

South Korean YouTuber sets private parts on fire during gaming livestream, gets 2nd-degree burns

Inquirer.net 08/08/2020

A South Korean YouTuber shocked fans—and even impressed some—as he fulfilled his end of quite a dangerous deal that resulted in his getting second-degree burns. Shin Tae Il, also known as the infamous “angry Korean gamer,” set…

Korean drives car into oncoming tricycle, hurts two

Norman V. Mendoza 10/22/2019

Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu—A tricycle driver and his passenger were hurt after the tricycle they were in was hit head on by a car driven by a Korean national at around 4 a.m. on Tuesday, October 22, 2019,…

Jpark Island Resort supports programs of King Sejong Institute in Cebu

PR 10/10/2019

A rapid growth on hotel, flight, travel and dining services for Korean tourists have been very visible, but there continues to be a severe shortage of fluent Korean speakers in these industries which entails an ever growing…

Korean shipbuilder eyes April 2020 delivery of BRP Jose Rizal – Navy chief

06/06/2019

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine Navy’s first missile-capable frigate, the future BRP Jose Rizal (FF-150), could be delivered by April 2020. In an interview aired on ABS CBN News Channel on Wednesday night, Flag Officer in Command…

Korean shipbuilder to launch Philippines’ first missile-capable frigate on May 23

/INQ.net 05/21/2019

SEOUL, South Korea — Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) is set to launch the first of two missile-capable frigates of the Philippine Navy on Thursday, May 23. Navy public affairs chief Capt. Jonathan Zata said the launch…

Korean business group wants to attract more investments in Cebu

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/24/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—While Cebu remains a popular destination for Korean tourists, the Cebu Korea Association wants to encourage more Koreans to invest in manufacturing and industrial sector. However, because of the many steps in processing business and…

Tourists assured canyoneering in Kawasan safe

Delta Dyrecka C. Letigio 03/30/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Association of Kawasan Canyoneering Operators of Badian (AKCOB) assured the public that the extreme sports adventures they offer in Badian town, Cebu, are safe. AKCOB made the assurance amid the March 29…

Cebu City Public Library’s newest offering: Korean Basic Language Class 101

Immae Lachica 03/03/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Following the success of their free Japanese language class offerings, Mayor Tomas Osmeña said that the time has come for the  city government to also teach basic Korean language to interested Cebuanos. But…

Lifeless body of Korean national found in Mabolo condo 

Benjie Talisic, Morexette Marie Erram, Paul Lauro 02/08/2019

Cebu City, Philippines – A Korean national was found dead inside his rented unit in a high-end condominium in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City on Friday, February 8, 2019. Investigators from the homicide department of the Cebu City…

Local celebrities react to Kai’s IG photo in Cebu

Michelle Joy Padayhag 02/01/2019

  Cebu City, Philippines – Even local celebrities are reacting to a Korean superstar’s visit to the Philippines. Last January 31, Thursday, Kim Jong-in, popularly known as Kai of South Korean boy group EXO, surprised his Filipino…

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