2021 Billboard Music Awards nominee SB19 guests in ‘Aja! Aja! Tayo Sa Jeju’ Finale

A concert and more sight-seeing adventures await chingus and virtual travelers alike as the Ajakada of Donny Pangilinan, Kristel Fulgar, Shine Kuk, and Robi Domingo gear up for the finale of "Aja! Aja! Tayo sa Jeju" this June on Kapamilya Channel, Kapamilya Online Live, A2Z, and iWantTFC.  The Filipino community in Jeju Island are getting …

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Enjoy the K-Tour Top 10 from Home -Story-rich Virtual Korean Tours Launched

The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST, Minister Park Yang-woo) and the Tourism Development Institute (TDI, Director Lee Dong-won) announced that they will launch virtual “K-tour Top 10” themed excursions to enable people to experience Korea’s beautiful tourist attractions online and learn their stories.  * The “K-tour Top 10” is a themed tour program …

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Inspiration, Talent, and Friendship shine as First Online 2020 PhilKor Festival Wraps Up

With a combined live viewer of over 40,000 on YouTube and Facebook, the first foray of the 2020 Philippines-Korea Cultural Exchange Festival online last October 31, 2020 has been a huge success. This was all thanks to the relentless support of the fans of the performers, Korean band, World Music ID, Celso Espejo Rondalla, K-pop …

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Korea Provides US$100-Million Loan for Philippines’ COVID-19 Emergency Response

On Thursday, October 29, 2020, the Government of Korea (through the Export-Import Bank of Korea/Korea Eximbank) and the Government of the Philippines (through the Department of Finance) have entered into an agreement for the EDCF COVID-19 Emergency Response Program Loan* worth USD 100 million. This is the third agreement** signed by the two countries under the One Billion US Dollars (US$1,000,000,000) EDCF Framework Arrangement for the …

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Republic of Korea Donates Medical Supplies for COVID-19 Response

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in the Philippines together with the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines held a Turnover Ceremony on July 27, 2020 in the DFA lobby for Korea's humanitarian assistance to help the Philippines Government's COVID-19 response.        In the turnover ceremony, the Korean Government, represented by …

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TikTok EnTRAPs Users with Debut of First-Ever Korean Drama

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, JULY 29, 2020 – K-drama fans of Kim Dong Han can now get to watch her together with popular actors Woo Davi, Park Lee Hyun and Son Hyun Woo when TikTok, the short-form video app with a mission to inspire creativity and bring joy, unveils the first episode of its new Korean drama …

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Diverse Korean Culture Made Accessible Through Korean Cultural Center’s ‘Korea at Home’ Campaign

Culture as a shared experience became one of the casualties of COVID-19’s onslaught around the world. But as the world stayed at home, Korean Cultural Center (KCC) in the Philippines made K-Culture more accessible by utilizing the internet to serve vibrant, unique, and diverse cultural experiences through “Korea at Home.” In place of the crowded …

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Yeo Jin Goo to Have His First Fan Meeting Tour ‘Memory Lane’ in Manila in February 2020

Korean actor Yeo Jin Goo will be coming to Manila for the first time and will be staging his first fan meeting tour, Memory Line. The multi-awarded actor is excited to meet his local fans and create memories with them on Saturday, February 1, 2020 at the New Frontier Theater. Fresh from the huge success of his latest television series, Hotel …

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Tension Rises Between Streigl & Lee at the URCC Global’s “Colossal” Press Conference

There have been a lot of trash talking and teasing at the press conference of the upcoming featherweight showdown between top Filipino pick Mark "Mugen" Striegl and South Korean fighter Do Gyeom Lee. Check out the highlights from the press conference below: https://youtu.be/AcnxIU26ar8 One brought up the "steriods" issue while the other teases about "STD." …

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Pancake Hong Aims to Familiarize Koreans with Everything Filipino thru Her Vlogs

She has done a bit of an acting stint in GMA's My Korean Jagiya, she can speak both Filipino and Korean which makes us envy her ability to communicate with both Filipinos and Koreans. Meet Pancake Hong: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyXxqAkiTeI&t=8s Hong Su-Bin, better known as Pancake Hong, is a neophyte vlogger born in Korea. She earned her bachelor's …

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