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There was chaos and confusion on the bridge of a sinking ferry, with the captain first trying to stabilize the listing vessel before ordering its evacuation, a crewman said Thursday.
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As a ferry carrying 475 people sank Wednesday off South Korea, many students on board texted their parents what could be their last words.
10 hrs ago | The Independent
Nine people have been confirmed dead after the ferry carrying more than 470 people, many of them high school students, capsized in South Korea Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.
Families of missing passengers showed anger and anguish Thursday as they protested the South Korean government's handling of the Sewol ferry sinking as an increasingly anxious search continued for 287 passengers still missing a day after the ferry capsized off the southern coast of South Korea carrying 475 people.
Superstar Lady Gaga and Korean rapper Psy will share a stage in Seoul this August.
Authorities in Seoul have blocked a global adultery hook-up site, calling it an incitement to immorality in a nation where marital infidelity is punishable with jail-time.
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Rescue crews attempt to save passengers from the Sewol, a South Korean ferry ship, as it sinks in the Yellow Sea on Wednesday, April 16. Of the 459 people on board, 325 were students from a Seoul high school on their way to a resort island called Jeju.
The event was organized by the Georgian National Investment Agency, the Georgian embassy in South Korea and the Federation of Korean Industries , the Georgian National Investment Agency told Trend on April 15. The heads of about 30 leading Korean companies attended the event.
Dozens of military boats and helicopters scrambled Wednesday to rescue more than 470 people, including 325 high school students on a school trip, after a ferry sank off South Korea's southern coast, officials said.
A South Korean passenger ship, with more than 400 passengers on board, is seen listing heavily in the sea off Jindo.
The Obama administration is raising concern about the value of China's currency but is declining, as in recent years, to accuse Beijing of manipulating it.
Five Vietnamese films will be featured in the first ever Vietnamese film festival in Seoul, South Korea on on April 16-19.
South Korea's two top airlines - Korean Air and Asiana Airlines - are pouring more resources into the lucrative Incheon-Paris route with the aim of appealing to high-spending travellers, and more importantly, to restore profit.
A man looks into a mirror and tidies his hair while carrying a bag suspected to be containing his son's dead body in this CCTV capture, taken on Friday, April 11, 2014, in an elevator in Gumi, north Gyeongsang province.
Two expat magazines and an expat record label are getting together for a creative festival on April 26 to show off creative talent in the southeast of Korea.