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Filipina wins landmark paternity suit vs Korean dad of her two children


After a year and a half of legal proceedings, a court in Korea has ruled on a landmark paternity suit in favor of a Filipina in the Philippines who was abandoned by the Korean father of her two children.

Posted: June 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

South Korea, Japan to hold talks on comfort women


South Korea and Japan are likely to hold director general-level talks in Seoul next week to discuss the issue of Japan‘s wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women, Seoul government sources said Saturday.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

SC stops transfer of Korean fugitive


The Supreme Court has stopped a Manila regional trial court from implementing its order allowing the transfer of custody of a wanted Korean national from the immigration bureau to the Philippine National Police (PNP).

Posted: February 6th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Korean trader kills self over money woes

The First Standout Trading Inc. office in Quezon City  PHOTO FROM THE COMPANY’S FACEBOOK ACCOUNT

Faced with the prospect of going bankrupt a fourth time, a Korean businessman killed himself on Monday by stabbing himself and slashing his throat in the toilet of his office in Quezon City.

Posted: October 30th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Korean food exporters aim to capture bigger market with first LA food fest

Korean seafood booth.  PHOTO BY ALFRED DICIOCO

Besides food booths at a Filipino community fiesta, what can make a hungry Fil-Am manic like a kid in a candy store? A Korean food fest that’s what, with visions of kimchi and various umami-laden fare dancing in one’s head.

Posted: October 30th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »