ASEAN-ROK - updates

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5 PH-South Korea deals signed, but no free trade agreement yet

Nov 26, 2019 - 10:10 AM

Only a statement on an 'early achievement package' on the much-awaited FTA is signed during President Rodrigo Duterte's visit to Busan, South Korea

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-in witness the exchange of signed agreements between Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon Lopez and Minister of Trade Yoo Myung-hee following the successful bilateral meeting at The Westin Chosun Busan Hotel on November 25, 2019. The signed agreement is on the Joint Statement by the Republic of the Philippines and the Republic of Korea on the Early Achievement Package of the Negotiations of the Korea-Philippines Free Trade Agreement. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Duterte leaves for ASEAN-Korea summit in Busan

Nov 25, 2019 - 12:25 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte will also meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on the sidelines of the ASEAN-Republic of Korea Commemorative Summit

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte gives a warm welcome to the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Han Dong-Man who paid a courtesy call on the President at the Malacañan Palace on November 18, 2019. ALBERT ALCAIN/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Aquino: PH to get $500M soft loan from South Korea

Dec 13, 2014 - 11:20 AM

Fresh from an overnight trip to South Korea President Benigno Aquino III reports more good news to the people

GOOD NEWS. A happy President Benigno Aquino III arrives from an overnight trip to South Korea on December 12, 2014. Photo from Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino proposes comprehensive PH-ROK strategic partnership

Dec 12, 2014 - 6:06 PM

President Benigno Aquino III and South Korean President Park Geun Hye also talk about regional security concerns and furthering their partnership in other areas

PARTNERSHIP. President Benigno Aquino III and South Korean President Park Geun-Hye talk about strengthening their nations' relationship on December 11, 2014. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino to forge stronger ties with South Korea

Dec 11, 2014 - 11:58 AM

President Benigno Aquino III plans to pursue his climate change advocacy in South Korea and further strengthen bilateral cooperation with the major economy

KOREA-BOUND. President Benigno Aquino III leaves for South Korea to attend the ASEAN-ROK Summit on December 11, 2014. Photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino's previously canceled South Korea trip on again

Dec 09, 2014 - 7:13 PM

UPDATED The President changes his mind and decides to again push through with his trip to the ASEAN Republic of Korea ROK 25th Anniversary Summit

OFF TO CHINA, MYANMAR. President Benigno S. Aquino III delivers his departure statement during the send-off ceremony at the NAIA terminal II before he departs for the APEC and ASEAN summits, 9 Nov 2014. Photo by Robert Viñas/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

'Unwell' Aquino misses morning commitment

Dec 09, 2014 - 3:40 PM

President Benigno Aquino III continues to receive updates on Typhoon Ruby even as he is feeling under the weather says Malacañang

STAYING PUT. President Benigno S. Aquino III decides to skip his trip to Korea to deal with the aftermath of Typhoon Ruby. File photo by Malacañang Photo Bureau