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Korea Says 271 Still Missing After Ferry Sinking; 25 Dead

Korea Says 271 Still Missing After Ferry Sinking; 25 Dead

19-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Rescuers say there’s still a “slim” chance of finding survivors from a ferry that sank off the coast of South Korea two days ago, potentially the [...]
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NKorea complains over barber’s Kim Jong Un poster

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

North Korea has made a diplomatic appeal to the British government to get a London salon out of its hair. The country’s diplomats have complained to the Foreign Office [...]
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Schoolchild on sinking Korean ferry sends text message to father

Schoolchild on sinking Korean ferry sends text message to father

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

People are still alive in a capsized South Korean ferry, the father of one of the schoolchildren trapped inside the upturned ship told Reuters on Thursday as families headed [...]
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S. Korea, Japan hold rare ‘comfort women’ talks

S. Korea, Japan hold rare ‘comfort women’ talks

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

South Korea and Japan held rare high-level talks Wednesday on the extremely sensitive issue of wartime sex slavery, which has contributed to a virtual freeze in diplomatic [...]
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Hundreds feared drowned in ferry disaster

Hundreds feared drowned in ferry disaster

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Usa Today | 6:00 AM

Hopes had dimmed Wednesday that the nearly 300 missing passengers who were trapped aboard a sunken ferry had survived after divers spent hours searching the vessel and had [...]
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Theories on how a Korean passenger ferry suddenly sank

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

As divers searched frigid waters off South Korea in low visibility Wednesday, hoping to save hundreds of passengers, a dominant theory began to emerge about how the ferry [...]
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Students Among Hundreds Missing After Korean Ferry Sinks

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The parents waited in dread through the night, huddled under blankets in this South Korean port town, staring out to sea for a sign that rescuers had found any of the 281 [...]
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Fears rise for missing in SKorea ferry sinking

Fears rise for missing in SKorea ferry sinking

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Strong currents, rain and bad visibility hampered an increasingly anxious search Thursday for 287 passengers, many thought to be high school students, still missing more than [...]
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Grieving S. Korean parents consumed by agony and anger

18-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The pin-drop silence as the student’s name was read out was broken by a piercing scream of anguished recognition as her shattered parents clutched each other in the [...]
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Ferry sinks off South Korea; 6 dead, 290 missing

Ferry sinks off South Korea; 6 dead, 290 missing

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 7:39 AM

Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers. With [...]
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N Korea’s Illicit Economy Includes Fake Viagra and Smuggled Ivory

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Wire | 6:00 AM

North Korea, increasingly in need of cash to pay for things like armies, missiles, and food, has developed a rather healthy illicit economy that includes DVD trafficking and [...]
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The Foreign ministers of Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, Turkey and Australia held meetings in Mexico

The Foreign ministers of Mexico, Indonesia, Korea, Turkey and Australia held meetings in Mexico

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Yucatan Times | 6:00 AM

The Foreign ministers of Mexico, Indonesia, South Korea, Turkey and Australia are in Mexico City for a two-day meeting that began on Sunday April 13th, 2014. The purpose of [...]
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2 dead after ferry sinks off Korean coast

2 dead after ferry sinks off Korean coast

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The government says 295 people are still missing several hours after a ferry carrying 477, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea’s [...]
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N Korean officials ‘threaten’ London hairdresser who used shop window picture of Kim Jong-un

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

In recent months it has been reported that Kim Jong-un’s grip over the North Korean people extends to every aspect of day-to-day life – even the way they are [...]
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Hundreds rescued after ferry sinks off Korea

17-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Dozens of rescue boats and helicopters are scrambling to save more than 470 people, including many high school students, caught on a ferry sinking off South Korea’s [...]
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