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South Korean Ambassador Jeon Jae Man speaks to Nation Multimedia Group Editor-in-Chief Thepchai Yong about the ferry tragedy near South Korea's Jindo Island and more.
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South Korean designer Son Jung Wan can count many celebrities as clients, including Kelly Rutherford, Kelly Bensimon , and Adrienne Bailon.
Two Filipino entertainers were among the passengers who were rescued from a ferry that sank off South Korea earlier this week.
Police said a high school vice principal who had been rescued from the ferry was found hanging Friday from a pine tree on Jindo, an island near the sunken ship where survivors have been housed.
A buoy, right, is towed by a South Korean Navy boat to be installed in addition to the other one, left, to mark the sunken 6,852-ton ferry Sewol in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Friday, April 18, 2014.
The sinking of the Sewol ferry off South Korea raises new concerns about ship safety more than two years after the capsizing of the Costa Concordia ocean liner spurred a global campaign to improve passenger security.
China's holiday getaway spot is Hainan , a tropical island in the Gulf of Tonkin not far from Vietnam, while Japanese seeking a beach far from Tokyo head to Okinawa.
Three-quarters of the passengers aboard the Korean ferry that sank Wednesday came from a single high school now shrouded in sadness.
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 the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.
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.
Senior government officials from Japan and South Korea have discussed the issue of the so-called comfort women as a part of their effort to improve the strained bilateral relationship.
Rescue helicopters fly over a sinking South Korean passenger ferry that was carrying more than 450 passengers, mostly high school students, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, off South Korea's southern coast.
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 southern coast.
President Barack Obama begins a week-long trip to Asia next Tuesday, in a bid to reassure allies in the region.