All posts tagged "sewol"

  • 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 halts search for ferry victims for three days

    JINDO, South Korea, May 12 (Yonhap) — The search for victims of last month’s ferry sinking was suspended Monday for the third consecutive day amid unfavorable weather conditions. A joint team of civilian, government and military rescuers...

    • Posted May 12, 2014
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  • South Korea Ship Sinks
    After the ferry tragedy, parents’ hugs get a bit tighter

    By Kim Da-ye For many mothers and fathers, the Sewol tragedy was a reminder – just how much their children mean to them, and perhaps they’ve been taking them for granted. Asked if her feelings for her...

    • Posted May 8, 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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