Seoul notifies IOC of plans to co-host 2032 Olympics with NoKor

  MOSCOW (TASS/PNA) – Authorities of the South Korean capital of Seoul sent a proposal to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) stating an intention to co-host the 2032 Summer Olympic Games with North Korea, Yonhap news agency reported on Thursday. “Seoul’s metropolitan government said Thursday it has notified the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of its bid … Continue reading


Gordon thanks South Korea for P10-M aid for typhoon victims

Gordon thanks SoKor for P10-M aid for typhoon victims   SOKOR DONATION. Philippine Red Cross chairman and CEO, Senator Richard Gordon (right) receives a check for USD200,000 from outgoing South Korean Ambassador to the Philippines Han Dong Man during a dinner on Nov. 23, 2020. Gordon thanked the Korean government for nearly PHP10 million humanitarian … Continue reading


Outgoing SoKor envoy turns over $500-K Covid-19 donations

Outgoing SoKor envoy turns over $500-K Covid-19 donations DONATIONS. Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. (right) receives in-kind donations from Korea through outgoing Korean Ambassador Han Dong-man (left) during the ceremonial turnover ceremony on Wednesday (Nov. 26, 2020). The donations to the Philippines consist of 17,664 Covid-19 diagnostic kits, one set of PCR and DNA … Continue reading


South Korea pledges P10-M to help Pinoys affected by Taal eruption

SoKor pledges P10-M to help Pinoys affected by Taal eruption By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The South Korean government has pledged USD200,000 (approximately PHP10 million) in humanitarian assistance to Filipinos affected by the Taal Volcano eruption, a state media said on Thursday. “Through the swift provision of relief goods to … Continue reading


S. Korea, Philippines to seek closer business cooperation in food sector

S. Korea, Philippines to seek closer business cooperation in food sector MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The ASEAN-Korea Centre will organize the Trade Facilitation Workshop for the Philippine MSMEs from Wednesday to Saturday in Manila. Jointly organized with the Philippine Export Marketing Bureau (EMB), the Workshop aims to enhance competitiveness of food sector MSMEs in … Continue reading