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"The captain always goes down with the ship." This old seafarer's adage, which has come to have the force of a moral principle, was violated in tragic fashion in South Korea this past week.
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Sat Apr 19, 2014
'Very moving to see Thai prayers for Koreans in distress'
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.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Successful Korean designer Son Jung Wan launches e-commerce site
South Korean designer Son Jung Wan can count many celebrities as clients, including Kelly Rutherford, Kelly Bensimon , and Adrienne Bailon.
2 Pinoys rescued from sunken ferry
Two Filipino entertainers were among the passengers who were rescued from a ferry that sank off South Korea earlier this week.
Vice-Principal Rescued From Ferry Found Hanged
Kang Min-Kyu, 52, was one of more than 300 teachers and students on board the Sewol ferry and was reported missing on Thursday night.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg
Captain's orders under scrutiny in S. Korea ferry disaster
Crew member says captain's 1st message to 475 people on ship was to stay put, and by time evacuation order came, it was too late for many.
South Korea ferry: Powerful images show dramatic rescue operation as...
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.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Japan, S.Korea Diplomats Meet In Seoul -NHK World English
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.
Insurance Journal West
South Korea Says 293 Missing After Ferry Sinks En Route to Jeju Island
South Korea's government said 293 people remain missing after a ferry carrying hundreds of high school students sank en route to the resort island of Jeju.
284 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster
South Korean coast guard officers try to rescue passengers from a ferry sinking in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
Georgian- South Korean business workshop held in Seoul
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
S. Korea ferry with 450 passengers sinks
South Korean coastguard vessels and helicopters pulled passengers off a stricken ferry as it sank Wednesday off the southern coast with around 450 passengers on board -- mostly high school students.
Thanh Nein News
Film fest brings Vietnamese flicks to Seoul
Five Vietnamese films will be featured in the first ever Vietnamese film festival in Seoul, South Korea on on April 16-19.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Germany awards professors for boosting culture, research ties
German Ambassador to South Korea Rolf Mafael presented two Korean professors with awards in Seoul on Thursday for their efforts in developing cooperation in scientific research and academic scholarship, and for facilitating the study of German language here in South Korea.
S. Korea, U.S. to boost coope...
South Korea and the United States have agreed to step up cooperation on shale gas, an increasingly popular source of energy, a visiting top Seoul official said Friday.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Seoul criticizes Japanese minister - s visit to Yasukuni shrine
Japanese state minister for internal affairs and communications Yoshitaka Shindo leaves after a visit to the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo on Saturday.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Seoul affirms crashed drones came from N.K.
Kim Jong-sung, chief of UAV system development at the Agency for Defense Development, announces the interim results of its probe into three drones, presumably from North Korea, at the agency in Daejeon on Friday.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Japan Times
Korean buys on Tsushima rouse rightists' fears
South Korean businesses are increasingly acquiring real estate around the Maritime Self-Defense Force's base on Tsushima Island, arousing speculation that some of the purchases are related to espionage by Seoul.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Seoul Ignored N.Korean Drone Threat
North Korea threatened several times since last year to target Cheong Wa Dae using unmanned aerial vehicles.
Lippert, possible nominee to be envoy to Korea, still Pentagon's big shot on regional affairs
Mark Lippert, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's chief of staff, will lead the U.S. delegation to an upcoming trilateral defense meeting with South Korea and Japan, informed sources here said Monday, as he is considered a strong candidate to become Washington's new ambassador to Seoul.