The Embassy of the Republic of Korea, in partnership with the Ateneo Center for Asian Studies (ACAS) and the Asian Center of the University of the Philippines organized the 2nd Philippines-Korea Partnership Forum which was held last December 5, 2012 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Makati.
His Excellency Ambassador Hye Min Lee together with the Directors of both Asian Studies Centers and Hon. Loren Legarda of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations welcomed professionals, students and government officials to the forum.
The whole-day event covered three things: Understanding the image of Korea and Koreans in the Philippines, Strengthening Tourism between the Philippines and Korea, and Analyzing the Situation of Koreans in the Philippines. Papers and studies were presented for the topics and these were then followed by a panel response which was given by representatives from the academe, media, tourism and several Korean associations and organizations here in the country.