All posts tagged "ferry"

  • Family members holding the portraits of the victims of the sunken ferry Sewol, sit on the street near the presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 9, 2014.
    [NYT] Ferry Disaster That United South Korea Now Polarizes It

      For months, the grieving parents of teenagers who drowned aboard the Sewol ferry have camped out on Seoul’s grandest boulevard, staging hunger strikes to protest what they call the government’s refusal to fully investigate...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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    All passengers rescued in another ferry accident in S. Korea

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s coast guard says a cruise ship has run aground off the southwestern coast but all of the 109 people aboard the vessel have been rescued. The incident comes as South Korea...

    • Posted September 29, 2014
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  • Kim plans to continue his hunger strike until Thursday. (Yonhap)
    Singer Kim Jang-hoon joins hunger strike for Sewol families

    Singer Kim Jang-hoon has joined hunger strike to protest stalled talks on a special law for investigating the deadly ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people in April. Lawmakers are at odds with the victims’ families,...

    • Posted August 4, 2014
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  • Park Soo-kyung
    Real-life Charlie’s Angel?

    By Lee Hyo-sik The picture just does not fit: a big bulky man under the protection of a slender female bodyguard. Yoo Dae-gyun, 44, the eldest son of the deceased Yoo Byung-eun, once the nation’s most wanted...

    • Posted July 29, 2014
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  • Coast Guard officers carry out rescue operations on the sunken ferry, Sewol, in waters off the southern coast, Wednesday. / Yonhap
    [WSJ] Ferry Survivors Recall Horror

      As South Korea’s ill-fated ferry tipped over and seawater began filling up its cabins, passengers told to stay inside had to make a last-minute scramble to escape, six young survivors from the...

    • Posted July 29, 2014
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  • People watch a TV news program showing Yoo Byung-eun, the fugitive owner of the sunken ferry Sewol , at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. South Korean police said Tuesday that a badly decomposed body of Yoo found surrounded by liquor bottles in a field last month was that of a fugitive billionaire businessman blamed for April's ferry disaster that killed more than 300 people.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    [NYT] In Ferry Deaths, a South Korean Tycoon’s Downfall

    After all the lavish galas in his honor at landmarks like the Louvre and Versailles, the tens of thousands of devotees following his religious teachings for decades, the hundreds of homes and businesses...

    • Posted July 28, 2014
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  • Seo Joong-seok, director of the National Forensic Service, announces the results of a toxicology test and autopsy conducted Yoo Byung-eun, a fugitive billionaire allegedly responsible for April's ferry disaster.  (Yonhap)
    State forensic lab fails to find cause of ferry owner’s death

    The state forensic agency said Friday that it was impossible to determine the cause of death for the fugitive shipping tycoon allegedly responsible for April’s ferry disaster as his body was badly decayed. The body of Yoo...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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