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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Relatives of South Korean ferry disaster victims weep and jeer at trial

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Gwangju Emotional reaction to video shown in court of captain and others jumping into rescue boat Relatives of ferry dead weep and jeer at crew's trial Relatives of victims of South Korea's ferry disaster wept amid angry scenes in court yesterday as prosecutors played video footage of the sinking vessel during the murder trial of the captain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1549958/relatives-south-korean-ferry-disaster-victims-weep-and-jeer-trial
  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Student survivors to testify in South Korea ferry disaster trial

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:01pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... in their traumatised home town, a district court ruled on Tuesday. The court in Gwangju, 265 kilometres south of Seoul, said the decision had been made to spare the students any further stress. The ruling came as the court began to hear evidence in the trial of the captain and 14 crew, who are charged with criminal negligence and abandoning the passengers of the Sewol ferry which capsized and sank on April ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539604/student-survivors-testify-south-korea-ferry-trial
  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Fresh blow to Park Geun-hye as South Korea PM nominee withdraws bid

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 10:01pm by AFP

    ... Moon wasn't even Park's first choice. That was Ahn Dai-hee, a former Supreme Court justice who was forced to withdraw his nomination last month following controversy over income he ... to pull out. In a statement issued by the presidential Blue House, Park said it was "extremely regrettable" that Moon had been judged in the court of public opinion without being able ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539849/moon-chang-keuk-withdrawals-his-south-korea-prime-minister-bid
  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea ferry crew claim rescue was coastguard’s job

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 04:23pm by Reuters

    ... and they were the ones with professional skills and equipment,” lawyer Im Ju-young told the court on the second day of the trial in Gwangju, the closest city to the scene of the disaster. The Sewol, ... charged with homicide. The court granted a defence request to call coastguard officials who first reached the sinking Sewol as witnesses. The court also plans to call some of the surviving ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1534747/south-korea-ferry-crew-claim-rescue-was-coastguards-job
  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea arrests wife of businessman linked to disaster ferry's operator

    Posted Jun 21st 2014, 02:51pm by Reuters

    ... abandoning ship while the children, following instructions, stayed in their cabins. Five Chonghaejin employees, including company boss Kim Han-sik, pleaded not guilty to criminal negligence in court ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1537579/south-korea-closes-net-round-family-sunken-ferry-owner
  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    CEO of firm that operated doomed South Korean ferry blamed for overloading

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 10:45am by AP

    ... that left more than 300 people dead or missing was not yet clear. The five had been expected to verbally enter pleas at the preliminary hearing at Gwangju District Court, but their lawyers said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536723/south-korean-ferry-operator-ceo-enter-plea-ferry-sinking-case
  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Victim’s mother files first damages suit over South Korea ferry disaster

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 11:35am by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... School The mother of a student victim of South Korea’s ferry disaster has filed a test lawsuit seeking damages from the government and the vessel’s owners, a court spokesman said on Friday. ... Court claims 30 million won (HK$228,336) in compensation from the government and the Chonghaejin Marine, which owned and operated the 6,825-tonne Sewol. It was filed by the mother ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1531460/victims-mother-files-first-damages-suit-over-south-korea-ferry-disaster
  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    US troop leader in South Korea urges deployment of new missile defence against North

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 12:21pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul The commander of US troops stationed in South Korea said on Tuesday he had proposed deploying an advanced missile-defence system to the country, to counter the growing ... locations for the THAAD battery, but no final decisions have been made to deploy the system, media have reported. Scaparrotti said the United States had yet to start official discussions with South ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1524405/us-troop-leader-south-korea-urges-deployment-new-missile-defence-against
  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park Geun-hye’s pick for prime minister withdraws amid ethics row

    Posted May 28th 2014, 10:53pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Seoul Former Supreme Court justice faces questions about earning millions since leaving public role Park's pick for PM withdraws amid ethics row South Korean President Park ... office said last week that Ahn, a former Supreme Court justice and before that a prosecutor known for fighting corruption, was the ideal person to lead government reform. Ahn was expected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1520687/park-geun-hyes-pick-premier-withdraws-amid-ethics-row
  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Park Geun-hye names jurist Ahn Dai-hee South Korea's new prime minister

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by Reuters and AFP

    ... Agencies in Seoul South Korean President Park Geun-hye yesterday named a former supreme court justice with a reputation for fighting corruption as prime minister to replace an incumbent who resigned over the government's slow response to last month's ferry disaster. Park meanwhile accepted the resignations of two of her top security officials for their handling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1518170/park-geun-hye-names-jurist-ahn-dai-hee-south-koreas-new-prime-minister

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