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Philippine tourism sustainability action plan wins 1st place in South Korea’s KOPIST competition

The Philippines' sustainable tourism action plan won first place in the 2019 Korea Partnership Initiative on Sustainable Tourism (KOPIST) held in Jeju and Seoul in South Korea. The action plan from the Department of Tourism's...

Pinay jin scores gold at World Martial Arts Mastership Games in South Korea

Pinay jin Jenna Kaila Napolis won a Gold Medal at the 2019 World Martial Arts Mastership Games held in Chungju, South Korea. Napolis scored her medal in the Adults Jiu-Jitsu Female -52kg division besting 7...

Alden Richards captures hearts of Korean fans, promises to return

Alden Richards captured the hearts of South Korea's drama fans as the Filipino actor visited the Kdrama-land to receive recognition from the Seoul International Drama Awards. Alden Richards trended on South Korea social media and...

Alden Richards wins Asian Star Prize in Korea Drama Awards

Filipino actor Alden Richards was awarded the Asian Star Prize at the 14th Seoul International Drama Awards held tonight in South Korea. Richards personally accepted the recognition "for Asian talents widely beloved by Korean audiences"...
Philippine National Taekwondo Team

Philippine jins conquer South Korea’s Shinhan Taekwondo Festival, bag 56 golds

The Philippine National Taekwondo Team conquered the 2019 Shinhan World Peace Taekwondo Festival in South Korea, bagging a total of 56 golds, 20 silvers, and 11 bronze medals. The team announcement on August 3 reported...
Filipino composer Mark Agpasa

UST Singers’ Mark Agpasa judged Composition Winner of 2019 Busan Choral Festival & Competition

University of Santo Tomas (UST) Singers' assistant musical director, Mark Raeniel Agpasa, was declared Composition Winner of the 2019 Busan Choral Festival & Competition. Mark Agpasa, a University of Santo Tomas Conservatory of Music graduate,...
Chino Sy Tancontian

Chino Sy Tancontian grabs bronze in 2019 Asian Judo Cup in HongKong

Davao City's Chino Sy Tancontian brought home the bronze medal from the International Judo Federation (IJF) Asian Cup Cadets and Juniors Championships in HongKong. The country's Judo and Sambo fighter, who delivered the Philippines' first...
Philippine Floorball Association

Philippines upsets South Korea to bag 3rd in Asia-Oceania Floorball Championships

The Philippine floorball team beat the highly-favored South Korean team in overtime, 6-5, to win the bronze medal in the recently concluded Asia Oceania Floorball Confederation Cup at the Alonte Sports Arena in Manila. The...

Filipino soldiers receive Taegeuk Medal South Korea’s highest medal for bravery

Two Filipino soldiers received the coveted “Taegeuk Medal” (Medal for Valor), South Korea’s highest military decoration given to a soldier for bravery in combat during the Korean War. The recipients were retired Maj. Maximo Young...

1st Filipino Film Festival in South Korea opens in September

The first Filipino film festival in South Korea is scheduled to open in September 2019 - right before the opening of Busan International Film Festival. Korea Pinoy International Film Festival in Seoul will be a...

Nash Ang sets up online Sari-Sari Pinoy Store in South Korea

Filipino social entrepreneur Nash Ang has brought the Philippines to South Korea through the online Pinoy Store - an e-commerce platform which functions much like a Pinoy neighborhood sari-sari store. Pinoy Store sells Filipino products...

Baguio City’s Saint Louis University Dance Troupe showcases Filipino folk dances in Korea

Saint Louis University (SLU) Dance Troupe from Baguio City showcased the beauty of Filipino folk dances at the 2019 Jinju World Folk Arts Biennale in Jinju, South Korea. The Filipino dance troupe performed various Igorot...