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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Ferry disaster in South Korea a bleak test for civilian divers

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 10:43pm by AFP

    ... Professional tae kwon do teacher Lee Jun-ho took up scuba diving eight years ago as a fun hobby. It was never meant to lead him to the black, nightmarish world of a submerged ferry looking for the bloated bodies of hundreds of schoolchildren. Last Wednesday, Lee, 41, was preparing for another day teaching children at his school in Gimhae, near the port city of Busan, when he heard reports ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Captain of sunken South Korean ferry defends slow evacuation

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 05:37am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Jindo Decision to hold back on evacuation order was proper, says arrested officer; families of missing children give DNA to help identifications Captain of sunken ... of the more than 200 missing children offered DNA swabs to help identify the dead. Investigators arrested Lee Joon-seok and two of his crew early on Friday. All three have been criticised ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Gym fills with grief and despair as ferry passengers' families await news

    Posted Apr 20th 2014, 11:37pm by Reuters

    ... his high school on the outskirts of Seoul was sinking. More than 50 people are now known to have died and 252, mostly children, are presumed dead in the upturned hull of the stricken vessel ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Schoolboy made first distress call from South Korean ferry it emerges, as Chinese bodies found

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:41am by AFP AND REUTERS

    ... Agencies in Jindo and Seoul Death toll from disaster tops 100 The first distress call from a sinking South Korean ferry was made by a boy with a shaking voice to a fire station, three minutes after the vessel made its fateful last turn. That call was forwarded to the coastguard two minutes later and was followed by about 20 others by phone from children to the fire brigade, ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Wind and waves hamper search for hundreds trapped in South Korea sunken ferry

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 09:48am by Reuters

    ... said Kwak Hyun-ok, whose daughter who was one of 340 children and teachers from one school on the vessel. There is no meaning to life without my daughter,” Kwak told reporters. The government ... for following the capsize in mysterious circumstances as it made the trip from the port city of Incheon to the holiday island of Jeju. Many of the passengers were school children from a high school ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    New rules regulate marriage-by-mail brokers, participants in South Korea

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... to about 190,000 children. About 80 per cent came from China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Cambodia, Thailand and Mongolia- essentially "mail-ordered" through matchmaking brokers. At first, ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea orders bird flu lockdown to curb outbreak

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 10:30am by Agence France-Presse

    ... catastrophe is overshadowing and unnerving the whole village. I told my children never even dream of coming home this year,” another Gochang resident said. ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Feuds a concern as children inherit Moon’s empire

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 04:23pm by Associated Press in Gapyeong

    ... Associated Press in Gapyeong Unification Church patriarch Sun Myung Moon leaves behind children who have been groomed to lead a religious movement famous for its mass weddings and business ... have 10 surviving children, and, in recent years, the aging Moon had been handing them power over the church’s religious, charitable and business entities. There have been reports of family ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park Geun-hye wants revival of family reunions with North Korea

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 12:59pm by AP

    ... not give a figure. Seoul last year offered 13.5 billion won (HK$98.5 million) in aid for the North Korean operations of international groups like UN children’s fund Unicef. The South does ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Kimchi deficit' can't dull ardour for traditional dish in South Korea

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 03:50am by AFP

    ... glistening with red chilli sauce as she took part in the city hall event. "I'd like our children to learn how to make it, just so they know this is how their grandmothers and ancestors have ...




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