Davao native in Korean politics
Subscribe Now April 01, 2012 at 09:15pm
“We are all very proud that a fullblooded Filipino is being given the opportunity to be a member of the Korean Parliament,“ Binay said of the 35-year-old Lee.
Lee, a Filipina married to a Korean, is running for parliament under the ruling party.
“It shows that Korea is prepared to extend the opportunity to become a public servant even to those who were not born here,“ the Vice President said in an interview with Korean media.
The Filipino community in South Korea is rallying behind the candidacy of Lee, according to Binay.
Lee is a popular TV host, and heads the Global Resource Center (GRC) in Seoul, South Korea. GRC is a non-government organization serving as a support group for foreign wives of Koreans.
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