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Kids steal Korean’s cellphone

January 8, 2013

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A KOREAN lost his cellphone worth P30,000 to five boys in barangay Apas, Cebu City last Sunday. Yong Chul Jang, 39, told police that the five boys stole his Vega Racer II, smartphone made in Korea. Investigation showed that Yong was standing near the Tree Shades Spa at 9 p.m. when two boys approached him. […]

Gangnam Style’ most watched YouTube video ever

November 25, 2012

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SEOUL, South Korea — South Korean rapper PSY’s “Gangnam Style” has become YouTube’s most viewed video of all time. YouTube says in a posting on its Trends blog that “Gangnam Style” had been viewed 805 million times as of Saturday afternoon, surpassing Justin Bieber’s “Baby,” which has had 803 million views. The blog says the […]

Trial for Korean language training for cops

November 14, 2012

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ABOUT 30 tourist police officers in Lapu-Lapu City will start learing to speak and read basic Korean starting Nov. 22. Two Korean volunteers were provided by the Korean community after last week’s dialog with the police, said Senior Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas, Lapu-Lapu City police chief. Two-hour lessons will be given on Tuesdays and Thursdays […]

Gov’t lifts Korean noodle ban

November 13, 2012

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TWO days after the Korean ambassador appealed to the Philippine government to lift the ban on six Korean instant noodle products, the Department of Health (DOH) issued a statement saying the food items were safe to eat. The DOH, in official Facebook posts, said they are coordinating with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) […]

Monitoring of Korean noodle products sought

November 12, 2012

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HEALTH and trade agencies were urged to monitor the importation of six Korean brand noodle items in Cebu following reports that they contain carcinogenic or cancer-causing ingredients. A resolution sponsored by Provincial Board (PB) member Arleigh Sitoy cited a report from the Eco-Waste Coalition which said some local stores still sell the Korean noodle items […]

Envoy: Lift ban on six Korean noodles

November 11, 2012

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“LIFT the Philippine ban of Nongshim noodles from South Korea.” This is the call of Korean Ambassador Hyuk Lee to the Philippine government, who assured that the South Korean noodles were safe to eat. “You do not have to worry about these noodles. There is no problem in eating them. You can eat them anytime. […]

Koreans enjoy staying in Cebu, PH, envoy says

November 11, 2012

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South Koreans are enjoying their stay and visits to the country as much as Filipinos are developing a love for Korean trends and products, Korean ambassador Hyuk Lee said yesterday in Cebu City. He said this mutual appreciation would strengthen ties between both countries. “I am amazed by the continuing popularity of South Korean telenovelas […]

Lapu mayor to take up cases of Koreans with envoy

November 8, 2012

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Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza will take up with the Korean ambassador crime incidents in Mactan involving Korean nationals when the diplomat visits on Friday. “Even before, I have been trying to mediate in cases of troublesome Koreans. In some cases, the conflicts involve fellow Koreans,” Radaza said. Mayor Radaza said she instructed the police […]

Police to reach out to Korean community in wake of ambush

November 7, 2012

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Lapu-Lapu City police will hold a dialogue with representatives of the Korean community to address security concerns in the wake of a kidnapping and aborted ambush that involved Koreans. “We believe internal fighting is involved and it didn’t reach the police. We don’t want this to continue,” said Senior Supt. Rey Lyndon Lawas, Lapu-Lapu police […]

My neighbor, my enemy

November 6, 2012

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By Correspondent Norman Mendoza Korean mastermind, 2 bodyguards charged for Lapu ambush   “I had a little squabble with him before because he wanted me to give and show respect to him.” That’s how Korean businessman Lee Dong Gun described the fellow Korean he accused of hiring a gunman to kill him and his assistant Habok […]