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Study Looks into Dito-Chinatel Risks

Study Looks into Dito-Chinatel Risks

SYDNEY, Oct. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A study into the new telecommunications operator in the Philippines, Dito Telecommunity, raised serious concerns about cybersecurity, citizens’ privacy and national interests due to the fact that Dito’s 40% non-Philippine partner China Telecom reports directly to the Central People’s Government in China. The report, entitled “A Study Into The Proposed [...]

S. Korea to Hold Ceremony to Mark Philippines’ Participation in Korean War

S. Korea to Hold Ceremony to Mark Philippines’ Participation in Korean War

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will hold a ceremony this week to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Philippines’ participation in the Korean War, the veterans affairs ministry said Thursday. The Southeast Asian country sent around 7,420 ground troops to help defend South Korea during the 1950-53 conflict, with the first batch [...]

Ctrip Chairman Meets with Philippine Secretary of Tourism

Ctrip Chairman Meets with Philippine Secretary of Tourism

MANILA, Oct. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Ctrip Co-founder and Executive Chairman James Liang today met with Philippines Secretary of Tourism Bernadette Romulo-Puyat. The pair discussed areas for collaboration ranging from destination marketing to strategies for improving customer service and safety for travelers to the Philippines and the wider South-East Asia region. The Philippines is an [...]

Romantic Solaire Resort & Casino – Arts, Food, Shopping, SPA and Music All-in-One

Romantic Solaire Resort & Casino – Arts, Food, Shopping, SPA and Music All-in-One

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – As the development of the global tourism industry grows year by year, the Philippines has been considered as the next must-visit country for tourists. The Solaire Resort & Casino in Manila, established and operated by a Filipino entrepreneur, aims to provide visitors with a taste of arts and [...]

Philippines Sending Containers Filled with Garbage Back to S. Korea

Philippines Sending Containers Filled with Garbage Back to S. Korea

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Dozens of containers containing trash from South Korea entered the Philippines last July, which caused major upheaval in the Philippines for citizens and environmentalists alike. The trash in question was sent by a South Korea-Philippines joint venture, which reported that the containers contained pieces of plastic. The containers were [...]