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Korea ferry captain being investigated to see if he was really one of the first off ship

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

The captain of the South Korean ferry that sank leaving 250 teenage children underwater was facing uncomfortable questions Thursday about why he had been among the first to [...] » More

Anger boils over in search for S. Korea ferry missing

Anger boils over in search for S. Korea ferry missing

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

South Korean divers renewed efforts Friday to access a capsized ferry in which hundreds of schoolchildren are feared trapped, as the grief and frustration of anguished [...] » More

Korean shipwreck survivors: Passengers told ‘don’t move’ as ship sank

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

Passengers aboard a sinking South Korean ferry faced a terrifying choice as the vessel rolled: obey commands barked over loudspeakers to stay in place, or don life vests and [...] » More

Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

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

An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea’s southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on [...] » More

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 [...] » More

UN inquiry chief wants N Korea hauled before international court

UN inquiry chief wants N Korea hauled before international court

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

The chief UN investigator into human rights abuses in North Korea appealed to the UN Security Council on Thursday to refer the situation in the reclusive Asian state to the [...] » More

Confused, chaotic scene described on sinking ferry

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

The captain of a doomed ferry delayed evacuation for half an hour after a South Korean transportation official ordered preparations to abandon ship, raising more questions [...] » More

Questions mount in Korean ferry disaster; hundreds still missing

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

The captain of a South Korean ferry wasn’t at the helm of his vessel when it capsized, an official said Friday, raising another question about the man who families of [...] » More

Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation

Transcript shows ferry captain delayed evacuation

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

Fresh questions arose about whether quicker action by the captain of a doomed ferry could have saved lives, even as rescuers scrambled to find hundreds of passengers still [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More

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 [...] » More