All posts tagged "Philippines"

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    [THE DIPLOMAT] Koreans alarmed by rising crime in the Philippines

    The Korean embassy has issued a statement expressing alarm over the reported spike in crimes victimizing Korean tourists and businessmen residing in the Philippines. The embassy said there are already nine cases of crime-related deaths of Korean...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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    Philippines arrests 4 more suspects over death of S. Korean student

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Philippine police have arrested four more Filipino suspects in the kidnapping and murder of a female South Korean student studying in the Southeast Asian country, South Korea’s Foreign Ministry said Friday. The arrests on...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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  • S. Korean woman found dead in Philippines

    (Yonhap) — A South Korean woman abducted a month ago in the Philippines was found dead earlier this week, the foreign ministry in Korea said Wednesday. The woman in her mid-20s, whose identity was withheld, had been...

    • Posted April 9, 2014
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    Saint Choi

    8-time PGA Tour winner K.J. Choi pledges $100,000 to Typhoon Haiyan Relief in Philippines By LEE KYUTAE Choi Kyung-ju, 43, commonly known as K.J. Choi in the United States, has donated his recent $100,000 winnings from the 2013 ISPS...

    • Posted December 4, 2013
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    Immigrant lawmaker calls for more aid for Filipinos

    By Nam Hyun-woo Rep. Jasmine Lee of the ruling Saenuri Party said Friday that she was proud of Korea for actively joining the global aid for the Philippines, devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, and called for the government...

    • Posted November 15, 2013
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    Heart of Gold

    Kim Yu-na donates 100K to help relief effort in Philippines Since 2010, she has also given to help earthquake victims in Haiti, children in earthquake-ravaged Japan, and needy Korean children Whether she becomes the first woman since Katarina Witt...

    • Posted November 14, 2013
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  • South Korean Air Force officials send off two C-130 military cargo aircraft at Seoul Air Base on Nov. 14, 2013, which will carry relief aid to the Philippines. (Yonhap)
    Korean PM orders more support for Philippines

    (Yonhap) South Korean Prime Minister Chung Hong-won instructed the government Thursday to extend more support for the typhoon-ravaged Philippines, his office said. Typhoon Haiyan pounded the central Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain last week, killing...

    • Posted November 14, 2013
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