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Hyundai E&C Wins 1.9 tln-won Railway Deal in Philippines

Hyundai E&C Wins 1.9 tln-won Railway Deal in Philippines

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., South Korea’s leading builder, said Sunday it has received a 1.9 trillion-won (US$1.4 billion) railway order in the Philippines. Hyundai E&C will build a 56-kilometer railway connecting the capital city of Manila to the southern city of Calamba in the next six years, the [...]

Fogo de Chão Announces Plans to Open Five Restaurants in the Philippines

Fogo de Chão Announces Plans to Open Five Restaurants in the Philippines

DALLAS, July 12 (Korea Bizwire) – Fogo de Chão, the internationally-renowned restaurant from Brazil that allows guests to make discoveries at every turn, today announced its plans to enter Asia for the first time with the signing of a franchise development agreement that will bring Fogo’s award-winning dining experience to the Philippines. In partnership with Bistro [...]

Korean-Filipino Cultural Exchange Mural Unveiled at Korean Cultural Center

Korean-Filipino Cultural Exchange Mural Unveiled at Korean Cultural Center

SEOUL, May 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines has held an unveiling ceremony for the “Korea-Philippines Wall of Cultural Exchange” painted near the entrance to the building. The center, jointly with the Metropolitan Museum of Manila, has been carrying out a “Korea-Philippines Cultural Exchange Wall Painting Project” with Filipino wall [...]

Herbalife Nutrition Foundation Donates US$333,000 to World Food Program USA to Assist with Disaster Relief from Typhoon Odette in the Philippines

Herbalife Nutrition Foundation Donates US$333,000 to World Food Program USA to Assist with Disaster Relief from Typhoon Odette in the Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) - The Herbalife Nutrition Foundation (HNF), a global nonprofit foundation, dedicated to improving the lives of children and families around the world, announced it has allocated US$333,000 to the World Food Program USA to assist with disaster relief from Typhoon Odette in the Philippines. The grant will support the U.N. World Food Programme [...]

Hyundai Doosan Infracore Sells Large-scale Excavators in Philippines

Hyundai Doosan Infracore Sells Large-scale Excavators in Philippines

SEOUL, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s construction equipment maker Hyundai Doosan Infracore Co. said Wednesday it has signed deals to sell 44 excavators and 18 dump trucks in the Philippines. Under the deals with a construction company that has been building a water power station, Hyundai Doosan Infracore will deliver 39 excavators, which [...]

Chinese, Filipino Foreign Brides Struggle to Adapt to Korean Culture: Study

Chinese, Filipino Foreign Brides Struggle to Adapt to Korean Culture: Study

SEOUL, June 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study showed that compared to foreign brides from other countries, those from China and the Philippines suffer more stress from adapting to Korean culture. Sharavdorj Erdene, a PhD candidate in the Department of Child Development and Family Studies at Pusan National University, conducted a survey of 416 [...]

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 [...]