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South Korea wants Filipino students part of ‘Study Korea 300K’ program
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South Korea wants Filipino students part of ‘Study Korea 300K’ program

2023 September 22 SEOUL – The Ministry of Education (MOE) of South Korea wants Filipino students to be part of its “Study Korea 300K” program, which aims to attract 300,000 foreign students by 2027 to fuel its economy by tapping high-skilled workers and compete with other countries who lure international students. The offer was made by Korea’s...

DOTr: NAIA privatization to boost Philippine economy
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DOTr: NAIA privatization to boost Philippine economy

2023 September 22 MANILA – The privatized operations and modernization of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) are expected to improve the country’s economy through better investment opportunities, the country’s transport chief said Friday. During the NAIA Public-Private Partnership (PPP) pre-bid conference at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) headquarters in Pasig City, Department of Transportation (DOTr)...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr: Bagong Pinas Serbisyo Fair to bring new hope, beginnings
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr: Bagong Pinas Serbisyo Fair to bring new hope, beginnings

2023 September 23 MANILA – The simultaneous launch of the Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Fair (BPSF) in various parts of the country will give Filipinos “new hope and new beginnings,” President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said on Saturday. “Ang programang ito ay isa lamang sa mga unang hakbangin ng pamahalaan upang magkaroon ng bagong pagasa at bagong...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr: Unilever’s new personal care factory to generate over 5K jobs
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr: Unilever’s new personal care factory to generate over 5K jobs

2023 September 22 MANILA – More than 5,000 direct and indirect employment opportunities await Filipinos following the inauguration of Unilever Philippines’ new Beauty & Well-being and Personal Care (BWPC) factory in the City of General Trias, Cavite, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said Friday. In a keynote speech during the inauguration of Unilever’s BWPC factory, Marcos...

Support for Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr, Vice President Sara Duterte worth it, says OFWs in Korea
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Support for Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr, Vice President Sara Duterte worth it, says OFWs in Korea

2023 September 22 MANILA – Vice President Sara Z. Duterte met with overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) before ending her official travel to South Korea where she attended the Global Education and Innovation Summit (GEIS). In a news release on Friday, the OFWs said it was an honor that an incumbent Vice President made time to visit them....

Certifying budget as urgent highlights Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s commitment to serve
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Certifying budget as urgent highlights Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr’s commitment to serve

2023 September 21 MANILA – Speaker Ferdinand Martin G. Romualdez on Thursday said President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.’s move to certify the 2024 General Appropriations Bill (GAB) as urgent has underscored the President’s “commitment to serving the Filipino people efficiently and effectively.” “His decision to certify this crucial legislation as urgent reflects his unwavering commitment to...

Philippines, South Korea education chiefs hold bilateral meet in Seoul
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Philippines, South Korea education chiefs hold bilateral meet in Seoul

2023 September 21 SEOUL – Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Z. Duterte, and South Korean Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister Lee Ju-Ho, held a bilateral meeting here on Thursday to explore how Manila and Seoul can cooperate in education, especially on the use of digital technology in learning. Duterte and Lee had their discussions...

Philippines endorses historic treaty to protect high seas
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Philippines endorses historic treaty to protect high seas

2023 September 21 MANILA – The Philippine government formally endorsed the landmark international treaty on the protection of marine biodiversity in areas beyond a country’s jurisdiction or the high seas. Foreign Affairs Secretary Enrique Manalo signed the treaty on the margins of the ongoing 78th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York on Wednesday (Thursday,...

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr: Asia offers ‘exciting opportunities’ for Europe
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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr: Asia offers ‘exciting opportunities’ for Europe

2023 September 21 MANILA – It is prudent that Europe considers the “exciting” opportunities Asia has to offer, President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. said Wednesday. Marcos made the remark after the new Swiss Ambassador to the Philippines Nicolas Brühl presented his credentials in a ceremony at Malacañan Palace in Manila. The President expressed hope that European...