All posts tagged "Philippines"

  • S. Korean man stabbed to death in Philippines

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A South Korean man in his 60s was stabbed to death at his house in the Philippines, South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said Monday. His body was found in his house in the Cavite province...

    • Posted February 22, 2016
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    S. Korea to dispatch police to Philippines over murder of Korean

    HANOI/SEOUL (Yonhap) — Police said Monday they will send four officials to the Philippines to investigate a recent shooting death of a South Korean man, the first move to probe into overseas crimes targeting Korean nationals. A...

    • Posted December 21, 2015
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  • Najib Razak (Yonhap)
    Malaysia ‘sickened’ by citizen’s beheading in Philippines

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has asked Philippine authorities to punish kidnappers who reportedly beheaded a Malaysian man in the southern Philippines, saying he and his people were “shocked and sickened” by the...

    • Posted November 18, 2015
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    S. Korea mulls travel ban on some Filipino areas

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea is considering imposing a travel ban on some crime-prone Filipino regions, an official here said Monday after a South Korean national was found dead while in captivity by Muslim militants in the...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • The "Salt Lamp" can run for up to eight hours off of a single glass of saltwater. It was designed to help those in need -- particularly in the Philippines where typhoons and earthquakes are common occurrences. (Facebook)
    Philippines’ Edison: Researcher powers lights with saltwater

    By Brian Han The Philippines is situated right along the equator and its position makes it highly susceptible to typhoons and earthquakes. As such, something as simple as a reliable electric light source can be a valuable...

    • Posted July 30, 2015
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    Four S. Koreans freed after kidnapping in Philippines

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Four South Korean nationals have been released after being held as hostages by an unidentified gang for four days in the Philippines, Seoul’s foreign ministry said Tuesday. The release was made late Monday after...

    • Posted January 26, 2015
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    [WSJ] Most Dangerous Place to Be a Korean? The Philippines

    When it comes to the perils of being a Korean overseas, the Philippines has replaced China as the most dangerous destination. According to Foreign Ministry data recently released by a lawmaker, 780 crimes affected Koreans in...

    • Posted September 22, 2014
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