Lee Sang-Hwa
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To infinity and beyond!
by Lee Sang-Hwa - July 14, 2024 - 12:00am
When I heard the announcement of the annual Philippine Space Week, scheduled for Aug. 8-14, it reminded me of the UN flag that the first Korean astronaut, Yi So-yeon, took to the International Space Station in ...
Korea in the UN Security Council
by Lee Sang-Hwa - June 9, 2024 - 12:00am
The United Nations holds a special place in my heart, a connection forged in the crucible of history and diplomacy.
Living with robots and AI
by Lee Sang-Hwa - May 12, 2024 - 12:00am
Life has often been compared to a box of chocolates, a mixture of bitter and sweet experiences where each moment brings a surprise.
Imbuing hope and compassion for Mindanao
by Lee Sang-Hwa - April 4, 2024 - 12:00am
The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.
Time to revitalize the transformative power of democracy
by Lee Sang-Hwa - March 10, 2024 - 12:00am
“Is this the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end?” This mind-boggling question lingered in my mind when I departed Myanmar in December 2021.
In search of sustainable energy solution together
by Lee Sang-Hwa - February 11, 2024 - 12:00am
Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, recently posted a photo taken at night from a satellite on the Korean peninsula, titled “Night and day difference.”
Standing at the threshold of the 75th year of Korea-Philippine relations
by Lee Sang-Hwa - January 7, 2024 - 12:00am
Whenever guests from Korea visit the Philippines, I make it a point to take them to Romulo Café, a local establishment named after the eminent Filipino statesman and diplomat Carlos P. Romulo.
The fight against climate crisis: A new frontier for Philippines-Korea partnership
by Lee Sang-Hwa - December 14, 2023 - 12:00am
“God always forgives, we men forgive sometimes, but nature never forgives.”
Sharing a timeless song with the Filipino heroes of the Korean War
by Lee Sang-Hwa - November 9, 2023 - 12:00am
“I do not know the dignity of his birth, but I do know the glory of his death.”
Navigating shared waters: A new chapter for Korea-Philippines maritime cooperation
by Lee Sang-Hwa - October 15, 2023 - 12:00am
Recently, a Filipino acquaintance told me about the movie The Book of Fish that he saw during the Korean Film Festival.
Korea-Philippines FTA: More than just an economic pact
by Lee Sang-Hwa - September 17, 2023 - 12:00am
The signing of the Korea-Philippines Free Trade Agreement was a significant milestone in the relationship of the two countries. It was inked on Sept. 7 on the sidelines of the 43rd ASEAN Summit held in Jakarta, in...
From Shin Dong-pa to BTS – and more
by Lee Sang-Hwa - September 10, 2023 - 12:00am
Let me start with a story I heard from a Korean who has been living in the Philippines for decades.
Korea’s Indo-Pacific strategy and the spirit of Camp David
by Lee Sang-Hwa - August 24, 2023 - 12:00am
As Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Philippines, I find it timely and appropriate to reflect upon the trilateral summit hosted by US President Joe Biden at Camp David on Aug. 18, 2023, in light of its profound...
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