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South Korea Extends Travel Alert for Philippines’ Mindanao Region

South Korea Extends Travel Alert for Philippines’ Mindanao Region

SEOUL, July 26 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea on Wednesday extended its travel alert for two cities in Mindanao, the Philippines, citing safety concerns from ongoing conflicts between the Philippine government and the Islamic State-inspired group. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs here said the travel warnings imposed in May on Davao City and Cagayan de [...]

South Korea Lends Helping Hand to Philippines in Fighting Crime

South Korea Lends Helping Hand to Philippines in Fighting Crime

SEOUL, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea will extend its support to help upgrade the investigation capabilities of the Philippines’ police force, officials at a state-run international aid agency in Seoul said Friday. The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), South Korea’s bilateral aid agency, said that it and the Korea National Police Agency will [...]

S. Koreans Heading to Philippines Drop amid Military Rule, Shooting Attack

S. Koreans Heading to Philippines Drop amid Military Rule, Shooting Attack

SEOUL, June 7 (Korea Bizwire) – The number of South Koreans visiting the Philippines shrank following the imposition of martial law in the Southeast Asian country’s southern region and the recent shooting in Manila, industry sources said Wednesday.  Some 400 people have canceled their trips to the Philippines since May 25 at a Seoul-based travel [...]

CP Kelco Seeks Strategic Buyer for Carrageenan Plant in Cebu, Philippines

CP Kelco Seeks Strategic Buyer for Carrageenan Plant in Cebu, Philippines

ATLANTA, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) — CP Kelco currently produces carrageenan products at manufacturing plants in Lille Skensved, Denmark, and Sibonga, Cebu, Philippines. Based on CP Kelco’s strategy and business objectives, a decision has been made to seek a strategic buyer for the Cebu site.  CP Kelco is not exiting the carrageenan business. Utilizing our deep [...]

President Duterte Pardons National Police Chief Responsible for Murder of Korean National

President Duterte Pardons National Police Chief Responsible for Murder of Korean National

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte showed last week his support for Ronald Dela Rosa, the chief of the Philippine National Police, despite Dela Rosa expressing his will to resign following criticism over the killing of a South Korean businessman by police officers.  According to local sources, President Duterte attended Dela [...]

NetApp SolidFire All-Flash Storage Selected by Globe Telecom to Deliver Improved and Cost-Efficient Enterprise Cloud Services

NetApp SolidFire All-Flash Storage Selected by Globe Telecom to Deliver Improved and Cost-Efficient Enterprise Cloud Services

BOULDER, CO, Jun. 13 (Korea Bizwire) - NetApp SolidFire (NASDAQ: NTAP), the leader in all-flash storage systems built for the Next Generation Data Center, today announced that Globe Telecom, a leading full-service telecommunications company in the Philippines, through its Globe Business group, has deployed NetApp SolidFire’s all-flash scale-out storage platform to support its Virtual Private Cloud and Dedicated Private Cloud [...]