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PH, KOREA EYE 5-YEAR TOURISM COLLABORATION

Department of Tourism (DOT) Secretary Christina Garcia Frasco engaged in a bilateral meeting with Republic of Korea Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) Minister Yu In Chon at the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) in Seoul, South Korea, ahead of the Seoul International Travel Fair (SITF). During the meeting, the two ministers […]

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DA, KOREA TO BUILD AGRI-MACHINERY ASSEMBLY CENTER

To improve production and ensure sufficient supply of rice and other agricultural crops, the Department of Agriculture (DA) has advanced the prerequisites for the establishment of an Agri-Machinery Assembly Center in the Philippines to be undertaken through the Korea Agricultural Machinery Industry Cooperative (KAMICO).  “This is the result of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signed last […]

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ILOILO CITY, KOREA’S DOBONG-GU NOW SISTER CITIES

Iloilo City has formalized its Sister City ties with Dobong-gu in Seoul, South Korea through a signing of Memorandum of Understanding recently at the Iloilo City Hall.Dobong-gu Mayor Oh Eon-seok, who was with other delegates from Dobong-gu District Office, and Iloilo Mayor Jerry Treñas led the signing of the agreement. “This agreement promises to elevate […]

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SENATE CONCURS BRUNEI, KOREA PACT FOR OFWS

The Senate concurred in the ratification of two resolutions that would uphold and protect the rights and welfare of Filipino migrant workers in Brunei Darussalam and the Republic of Korea. During a recent plenary session, the Senate unanimously approved Senate Resolution No. (SRN) 790, concurring in the ratification of the agreement between the Philippines and […]

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DPWH EYES MORE PH-KOREA INFRA PROJECTS

A high ranking official of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) attended the Korea-Philippine Infrastructure and Plant Forum and the Korea-Asean Project Plaza in Taguig City recently organized by Korean Embassy in Manila with the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA).  DPWH Senior Undersecretary Emil Sadain represented Secretary Manuel Bonoan at the gathering intended […]

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BONOAN, DPWH EXECS JOIN INT’L INFRA MEET IN KOREA

Top officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) participated at the Global Infrastructure Cooperation Conference (GICC) 2023 at the Grand Inter Continental Seoul Parnas, Korea.  Hosted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport of the Republic of Korea (MOLIT) and organized by the International Contractors Association of Korea, the 2023 GICC […]

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PH, KOREA PARTNER FOR ‘MECH NOW DAVAO 2023’

Under a steady partnership between the Philippines and Korea, the Mech Now Davao 2023 formally opened at the Southern Mindanao Integrated Agricultural Laboratory of the Philippine Department of Agriculture (DA) in Manambulan, Davao City recently. With the theme, “Farms of Tomorrow: Advancing Agriculture through Technology,” the two-day event promoted agricultural mechanization and advancement in the […]

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DA: PH TO SEND AVOCADOS TO KOREA BY END-SEPTEMBER

The Philippines’ commercial shipment of Hass avocado to the Republic of Korea will start soon by the end of September 2023. “We thank the Korean government for finally approving the market access of our Hass avocado exports,” Department of Agriculture (DA) Senior Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban said as he announced that the country can now export […]

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PH-KOREA PILOT AGRI PROJECT OPENS IN LAGUNA

The Department of Agriculture (DA), through the Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI), and the Korea Partnership for Innovation of Agriculture (KOPIA) Philippines Center formally opened its “Pilot Village Project on Protective Cultivation and Postharvest Management of Vegetables” in Siniloan, Laguna recently. DA Senior Undersecretary Domingo Panganiban, Republic of Korea Ambassador to the Philippines Sang-hwa Lee, […]

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KOREA ADB MEET FEATURES BATAAN-CAVITE BRIDGE

Korean construction and engineering companies are interested to participate in the procurement of the design and build of a mega inter-island bridge project in Luzon. Upon the invitation of the  Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) which organizes the Global Project Plaza 2023 to bring together foreign government organizations, contractors and financial institutions, the Department of […]