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Travel to the Lourdes of Korea via newly offered Pilgrimage Tours

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MANILA, Philippines – Currently, Korea has the fourth largest number of saints in the Catholic world. According to Mr. Sangyong Zhu, Director of KTO Manila, “There are many Catholic shrines and churches where miracles are said to have happened. People come to these holy places to be blessed and healed by the Holy Spirit and [...]

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Headlines | Read More »

Korean soprano Sumi Jo to perform for ‘Yolanda’ victims

Asian soprano Sumi Jo. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Grammy-award winning Korean diva Sumi Jo has arrived for her Philippine debut, offering friendship and good tidings for victims and survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

5th year of fun for Filipino K-pop fans

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While international K-pop fans in other parts of the world awaited the yearend specials of big Korean networks, Filipino K-pop fans donned their best K-pop paraphernalia and Korean-inspired fashion outfit on a bright Saturday for the most awaited annual K-pop event in Manila.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Singapore, Korean choirs win grand prizes in CCP international choral fest

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Members of the first prize winner (folk music category) World Vision Korea Children’s Choir pose with a Filipino fan (front, second from left) after the contest.

The legacy of National Artist for Music Andrea Veneracion continues. The Andrea O. Veneracion International Choral Festival, named after the founder of the Philippine Madrigal Singers, opened last Aug. 8. It was the sixth international choral fest to be staged at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) and the first international choral competition in the country. Festival director is Melissa V. Mantaring of the CCP.

Posted: August 26th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

K-Pop invades Latin American countries

In this May 11, 2013 photo, a fan of South Korean singer Hyun Joong shows her picture of him as she sits with other fans as they celebrate the singer's birthday in Ramon Castilla park in Lima, Peru. Hundreds of fans of K-pop gather each week in the downtown park to dance to the energetic music. Some dress up as Korean comic book characters. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)

Teenagers throughout Latin America have long looked north for pop music inspiration. Now the East is rising, with a large and enthusiastic cult of fans in some countries following the K-pop music from Korea.

Posted: May 31st, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Yamashita’s guilt, Korean atrocity, other misconceptions about liberation of Manila

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It is the month of February again, the month in 1945 when the Japanese chose to turn our fair city into a battleground and killing ground, as Ambassador Juan José Rocha has said, leading to the death of some 100,000 noncombatant civilians, the destruction of irreparable heritage, and the near-obliteration of public utilities.

Posted: February 10th, 2013 in Arts and Books,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Slow motion in small-town Korea

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South Korea must be the best country in the world to be homeless. Perhaps that is not something you would read in a Lonely Planet, and it is doubtful that South Korean tourism authorities would include that information in their next 30-second spot on cable news.

Posted: October 20th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Travel | Read More »

Kim Hyun Joong’s Philippine adventure

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“Mahal kita, Philippines! Mabuhay Philippines! See you again, soon!” And with that, Korean Superstar Kim Hyun Joong concluded his very successful visit to the country.

Posted: September 17th, 2011 in 2BU,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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