All posts tagged "CNN"

  • Ellana Lee (CNN)
    CNN International promotes Korean American to senior VP

    CNN International has a new senior vice president — Korean American journalist Ellana Lee. Lee, who was vice president and managing editor of CNN International Asia Pacific, was promoted this week to oversee the news giant’s worldwide...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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  • Sewol Captain Lee Joon-seok in his underwear is being rescued from the ship as it capsizes by first responders in this still from a video capturing the sinking of the ferry on April 16, which was released by the Coast Guard, Monday. While Lee and other crewmembers were taking flight, other footage shows few people on the decks, with hundreds of students heeding the crew’s instructions and staying inside their cabins. Over 300 people, mostly students on a school trip, have been confirmed dead or listed as missing.
/ Yonhap
    [HOT LINKS] Cell phone video of ferry’s final moments released

      - “Wow, it’s tilting a lot. We’re tilting to this side. Can’t move.” “You think I’m really gonna die?” “What’s going on?” These are the voices of some of the students on the Sewol ferry as...

    • Posted April 28, 2014
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  • Members of the Navy’s ship salvage unit (SSU) search Thursday for missing passengers who were on a ferry that sank off the southwestern coast Wednesday morning. Five hundred and fifty-five Navy, Coast Guard and civilian divers and support personnel are on the scene. / Yonhap
    [HOT LINKS] South Korea ferry disaster: What’s the likelihood of finding survivors?

     – As rescuers take on the daunting task of finding survivors, family members of the missing passengers are pinning slim hopes on floundering air pockets in the capsized South Korean ferry. They know the odds aren’t in...

    • Posted April 18, 2014
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  • President Park Geun-hye was one of the 20 million victims of identity theft in South Korea. (Courtesy of Cheong Wa Dae)
    [HOT LINKS] Meet South Korea’s first female president

    CNN interviews President Park Geun-hye for their Leading Women series What kind of politician is slashed in the face with a knife, and upon waking up in hospital the first thing they ask about is the...

    • Posted March 4, 2014
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  • A North Korean woman, an owner of private bus service, standing up to a government soldier who tried to shut down her business on grounds that it's illegal. (Courtesy of CNN)
    New footage of defiance from North Korea

    By Lee Kyung-min A smuggled footage taken by The Frontline documentary “Secret State of North Korea” from the American public broadcaster PBS shows that many people in North Korea are not so subservient as thought, CNN reported...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • President Park Geun-hye was one of the 20 million victims of identity theft in South Korea. (Courtesy of Cheong Wa Dae)
    Park: “no handshake with Abe”

    President calls Japan prime minister ‘hypocrite’ ahead of Davos By Kang Seung-woo President Park Geun-hye has pulled no punches against Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, pressing him to stop being a hypocrite. It may not look out...

    • Posted January 14, 2014
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  • The U.S. Republican Senator John McCain, on right,  criticized the former NBA player Dennis Rodman's moves in North Korea during his CNN interview on Tuesday. / Courtesy of CNN  Tuesday. / Courtesy of CNN
    Senator McCain: “Rodman is an idiot”

    By Ko Dong-hwan The U.S. Republican Senator John McCain called Dennis Rodman an “idiot.” The former National Basketball Association’s ‘Bad Boy’ is currently visiting North Korea to realize his friendly basketball match, and in his two minute-long...

    • Posted January 9, 2014
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