Pinoy K-drama fans were surprised to see the 26-year-old Kapuso actress at the APAN Star Awards 2018 held on October 13, at the Kyunghee University, Grand Peace Palace in Seoul, South Korea.
On October 14, Max still gushed over her recent Korean adventure.
She uploaded a photo of her and Hae In on Instagram with the caption, "3rd gown, 2nd red carpet and 2 trips back to Korea all within two weeks! The icing on the cake was getting a photo with @holyhaein...
"Thank you #APANStarAwards2018 for allowing me the honor of presenting an award on your special night, I'm humbled that I was able to represent the Philippines. Wouldn't have happened without Miss @ggslara, Miss @biggayheart, Miss @cecilykwon, Mr. Son, Mr. Yoon, and Mr. Lee. Kamsahamnida"
Aside from the Most Popular K-Star Award, Hae In also bagged the Excellence Award for Actor in a Miniseries.
This is Max's second time in South Korea this month.
On October 4, she attended the red carpet opening of the 23rd Busan International Film Festival to represent the film Citizen Jake, directed by Mike de Leon.
She was accompanied by Joel Torre, Sandy Andolong, and Christopher de Leon.
On October 6, she also made an appearance at Marie Claire Korea's Asia Star Awards 2018.