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  1. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    South Korea president calls fugitive shipping family the 'root cause' of ferry tragedy

    Posted May 27th 2014, 04:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Bounty for missing family members increased to US$500,000 South Korean President Park Geun-hye today denounced fugitive members of the ship-owning family ... of the national emergency response system. Park has been very outspoken in her own criticism of the ferry’s captain and surviving crew members, saying their decision to abandon ship while hundreds were ...

  2. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    South Korea ferry was ‘routinely overloaded’ with cargo

    Posted May 04th 2014, 01:57pm by AP

    ... The disaster has exposed enormous safety gaps in South Korea's monitoring of domestic passenger ships, which is in some ways less rigorous than its rules for ships that handle only cargo. ... it was practically useless. Watch: Tragic video shows joking students on South Korea ferry The Korean Register of Shipping examined the Sewol early last year as it was being redesigned to handle more ...

  3. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    Fugitive South Korean businessman wanted over ferry tragedy fails to secure asylum

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:56pm by Reuters

    ... ship while the children, wearing life jackets, stayed put in their cabins, as they had been told, awaiting further orders. Authorities have offered a reward of half a million dollars ...

  4. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    South Korea elections seen as vote on handling of ferry disaster

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 04:45pm by Reuters

    ... on the outskirts of Seoul, died. The ferry was heavily overloaded, was travelling too fast on a turn and many of its crew abandoned ship as the children waited in their cabins as told. They paid ...

  5. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    South Korea raids religious commune in search of ferry disaster suspect

    Posted May 21st 2014, 03:22pm by Reuters

    ... stemming from a web of business holdings centreed around I-One-I, an investment vehicle owned by his sons that ran the shipping company Chonghaejin Marine. Believed to be in his 70s, Yoo ...

  6. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    Divers find more bodies in Korean ferry, amid fears others have drifted away

    Posted May 04th 2014, 06:16am by AP

    ... Park Seung-ki, spokesman for the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, said bedding materials from the ship were found as far as 30 kilometres from the disaster site on Friday. Watch: Tragic video shows joking students on South Korea ferry As days go by, personal belongings and debris from the ship have been spotted further and further away, fuelling concerns that strong currents may have ...

  7. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    I ordered passengers to stay put for their own safety, says arrested captain of sunken South Korean ferry

    Posted Apr 19th 2014, 12:01am by Reuters, Associated Press

    ... at the time of the accident was navigating those waters for the first time. Senior prosecutor Yang Jung-jin told reporters that the 25-year-old mate was steering the ship as it passed through an area ... was steering the ship Wednesday's disaster left more than 270 people missing and at least 32 people dead. The captain, 68-year-old Lee Joon-seok, and two of his crew were taken into police custody ...

  8. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    Death toll rises to 58 as divers find way into sunken South Korean ferry

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

    ... southern shore, discovering more than a dozen bodies inside the ship and pushing the confirmed death toll to 58, officials said. More than 250 people are still missing, most of them high school ... and bad visibility due to foul weather. They have yet to find any survivors in the ship. The penetration by divers into the ferry follows the arrest of the captain on suspicion of negligence ...

  9. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    Ferry captain’s actions ‘tantamount to murder’, says South Korea’s president

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 01:41am by AFP

    ... on Saturday along with a helmsman and the ship’s relatively inexperienced third officer, who was in charge of the bridge when the ship first ran into trouble. “This is utterly unimaginable, legally ... reporters that two first mates, one second mate and a chief engineer are also accused of abandoning the ship. Ahn said prosecutors were considering whether to ask a court for a formal arrest warrant ...

  10. News - Asia - FERRY DISASTER

    South Korean prosecutors seek arrest warrant for captain of stricken ferry

    Posted Apr 17th 2014, 06:42pm by AGENCIES

    ... ship, potentially leading to the loss of scores of lives, according to a transcript of a ship-to-shore exchange and interviews with those on board. The order by an unidentified official ... denied by South Korea's coastguard. Coast guard officials said divers began pumping air into the ship Friday, but it was not immediately clear if the air was for survivors or for a salvage ...




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