Song Joong-ki confirms marriage to Katy Louise Saunders, expecting their first child

Hannah Mallorca 01/31/2023

Korean actor Song Joong-ki has confirmed that he tied the knot with his British partner, Katy Louise Saunders, and that they’re expecting their first child. Joong-ki made the announcement through a letter uploaded on his fancafe via…

South Korea reaches World Cup last 16 after late drama

Reuters 12/03/2022

South Korea reached the World Cup knockout phase in dramatic style on Friday, scoring in stoppage time to beat already qualified Portugal and condemn Uruguay to a painful exit. With the clock ticking down at Education City…

Alden Richards, Bea Alonzo series ‘Start-Up PH’ set to premiere in September

Dana Cruz 08/18/2022

Alden Richards and Bea Alonzo’s upcoming series “Start-Up PH,” the local adaptation of the Korean drama “Start-Up,” has given fans a first look with its official teaser ahead of its September premiere. The teaser gives a glimpse…

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…

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