All posts tagged "ferry boat"

  • Divers begin the process of salvaging the remains of the sunken Sewol ferry. (Yonhap)
    Divers begin work to recover sunken Sewol ferry

    SEJONG (Yonhap) — The work to recover a passenger ship that sank more than a year ago began Wednesday with a survey of underwater conditions to decide how the ship will be pulled out of the water....

    • Posted August 19, 2015
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    A year after Sewol, concert pulls together LA Korean musicians

    By Tae Hong The tragedy that shook South Korea came on a spring day last year. One of the millions to its witness was Hwang Kwangsun, a Korean national who had moved stateside to study music about...

    • Posted April 13, 2015
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  • A man stands at the Sewol memorial in front of the Korean Consul General in Los Angeles before its removal. (Newsis)
    Controversy brews over removal of Sewol memorial at L.A. Korean Consulate General

    Some in the Los Angeles Korean community expressed outrage after the Korean Consulate General forcefully took down a community-built memorial for Sewol victims. The memorial, begun four days after the ferry boat sinking, had been set up...

    • Posted June 25, 2014
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  • Dancer Uhm Ju-yoon performs on Mount Hood.
    Korean American dances on top of mountain for ferry victims

    A Korean American traditional dancer took to the top of Mount Hood in Oregon to memorialize the victims of the ferry sinking. Uhm Ju-yoon, 49, is a Korean dancer who currently resides in Washington. She climbed the...

    • Posted May 14, 2014
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    Civilian rescue diver dies during ferry search

    A civilian diver who is a part of the search-and-rescue team at the scene of the ferry sinking in Korea has died, according to Yonhap. The diver, a 53-year-old man only identified as Lee, lost consciousness during...

    • Posted May 6, 2014
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  • Sewol, a 6,835-ton ferry boat, has left 284 unaccounted for and four dead. / Yonhap
    272 dead, 32 missing

    Updates on developments in the ferry boat sinking. 5/8 - It has been 23 days since the sinking. The body count has risen to 272. 5/7 - The search continues Thursday in Korea as the number confirmed...

    • Posted May 6, 2014
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  • A relative, center, of a passenger aboard the sunken Sewol ferry is consoled by police officers as she awaits news on her missing loved one at a port in Jindo, South Korea, Wednesday, April 30, 2014.  (Yonhap)
    Ferry tragedy casts shadow on Korean economy

    By Kim Tae-jong The Sewol tragedy will have a longer and larger negative impact on the domestic economy than previous disasters, experts said Thursday. “The shock from the Sewol disaster will last longer and have a bigger...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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