All posts tagged "ferry"

  • President Park Geun-hye visited a southern port Paengmok of Jindo  Island Sunday, where the ferry victims have been camping out , awaiting news of the fate of their loved ones. / Yonhap
    Park visits shipwreck site, meets families of victims

    (YONHAP) President Park Geun-hye visited a southern port Sunday where families of the victims in last month’s ferry accident have been camping out, amid search operations to find the bodies of those still missing from the ship...

    • Posted May 5, 2014
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  • A girl ties yellow ribbons with messages for missing passengers aboard the sunken ferry boat Sewol in the water off the southern coast, in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 2, 2014. More than 300 people are dead or missing in the disaster that has caused widespread grief, anger and shame. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
    Brain surgery saved one student from ill-fated ferry trip

    By Lee Kyutae As it turns out, one student from Danwon High School was saved by a brain tumor. The only reason Park Jin-su did not get on that ill-fated ferry was because he had suffered a relapse...

    • Posted May 2, 2014
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  • Lee Soo-man
Founder of SM Entertainment
    Lee Soo-man, SM donate $1 million

    More celebrities give to help families of ferry tragedy victims Actress Lee Mi-yeon and Jun Ji-hyun each donated 100 million won (nearly $100,000) to support the victims of the Sewol tragedy. Lee made the donation to the...

    • Posted May 1, 2014
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  • ferry
    70 surviving students pay visit to friends’ memorial service

    By Nam Hyun-woo ANSAN — Seventy Danwon High School students who were rescued from the Sewol offered their condolences at a joint altar in Ansan Hwarang Park, Wednesday. The altar commemorates friends and teachers who didn’t make...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • South Korean President Park Geun-hye, right, comforts a mourner as she pays tribute to the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol at a group memorial altar in Ansan, south of Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, April 29, 2014.  (Yonhap)
    President Park apologizes over ferry disaster

    SEOUL, April 29 (Yonhap) — President Park Geun-hye apologized Tuesday over the deadly sinking of the ferry Sewol, saying the government failed to prevent the disaster and bungled its initial response to and handling of one of...

    • Posted April 29, 2014
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  • A relative of a passenger aboard the sunken Sewol ferry weeps as she awaits news on her missing loved one at a port in Jindo, South Korea.
    Bad weather stymies search for missing in sunken ferry

    Only one body retrieved over the weekend JINDO, South Korea, April 28 (Yonhap) — Strong winds, high waves and rain effectively halted search operations Monday for more than 100 passengers still missing from a deadly ferry disaster...

    • Posted April 28, 2014
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  • cyber
    Teens responsible for most online pranks on ferry tragedy

    Police arrest records showed teenagers accounted for most of the police reports on online pranks linked to the Sewol tragedy. The National Police Agency said Friday they screened 112 cases of online reports related to the tragedy...

    • Posted April 28, 2014
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