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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Sewol ferry disaster captain admits error in leaving inexperienced crew member at helm, denies playing on phone

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 03:11am by AFP

    ... was playing games on his mobile phone when the 6,825-tonne Sewol ran into trouble. The passenger ferry capsized and sank on April 16, with the loss of more than 300 lives- most of them school pupils. ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Koreans boycott Kakao Talk social media service after president's rumour complaints

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:28am by AP

    ... it came under criticism following a ferry sinking in April that killed 300 people, most of them high school students. Yong Hye-in, a 24-year-old college student, complained her friends were ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    UN racism envoy puts South Korea's reputation for prejudice to test

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:26am by AFP

    ... conscripts, how school textbooks educate children to prevent racism, how foreign workers are being treated... and what kind of rules and laws are in place," a foreign ministry official said. Kim ...

  4. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Some relatives of South Korea's Sewol disaster tired of activists joining cause

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 11:47pm by Reuters

    ... The overloaded Sewol sank on a voyage that killed about 300 people, most of them children from the same school, causing an outpouring of grief as well as outrage at President Park Geun-hye's ... of those killed had been pupils at the Danwon High School. He declined to give his name and was wary of being overheard. Another father of a victim said some family members did not want left-wing ...

  5. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Pope says Asian eye on wealth is wrong

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:08pm by AP

    ... and wealth and plastic surgery is booming. Competition among the young is fierce, especially for places at elite schools. Pope Francis said that in such "outwardly affluent" societies, ... of the dead. One of them, Lee Ho Jin, whose son died, asked the pope to baptise him; Pope Francis agreed. More than 300 people- most of them high school students on a class trip- died when the Sewol ...

  6. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Pope Francis baptises S Korean father of victim killed in Sewol ferry disaster

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 04:14am by AP

    ... people, most of them high school students. Aside from meeting publicly and privately with them, he has worn a symbolic yellow ribbon on his cassock in solidarity. Lombardi has said Francis was bot ...

  7. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    By-election boost for South Korean ruling party despite ferry disaster

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 12:36am by AFP

    ... on the Park administration's handling of the Sewol disaster that claimed around 300 lives- most of them high school students. Park's popularity ratings plunged in the wake of the disaster, ...

  8. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean driver of Sewol owner gives himself up to prosecutors

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 10:05pm by Reuters

    ... from the same school on a class field trip. The trial of 15 surviving crew members, including the captain, resumed on Monday with evidence from some of the 75 students who survived South ...

  9. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    ‘They kept telling us to stay put’: survivors testify at South Korea ferry disaster trial

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:10am

    ... blocked public access to the district court as the students – all from Ansan’s Dawon High School – arrived in a red minibus and were escorted into the building by a tight phalanx of police ... it capsized on April 16 off the southern coast, 325 were Dawon High School pupils on an organised outing. Only 75 students survived. The female student said they had obeyed the order not to move until ...

  10. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    Two dead after firefighters’ helicopter crashes in South Korea

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 11:50am by Associated Press in Seoul

    ... A firefighting helicopter crashed on Thursday near an apartment complex and school in the southern city of Gwangju, killing two people, South Korean officials said. The helicopter was returning ... of the crash, the officials said. A female high school student on the ground received a minor injury, they said. Officials said they were searching for more casualties. An official at the firefighting ...




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