South Korea, US conduct biggest anti-submarine naval drill

 Barely weeks after North Korea announced its first launch of a ballistic missile from a submarine, South Korea and the US conducted their biggest joint anti-submarine naval exercise, the Seoul government announced on Monday.

Fighters safer without headgear - AIBA chief Ching-Kuo Wu
Fighters safer without headgear - AIBA chief Ching-Kuo Wu

The decision to remove protective headgear in men`s amateur boxing has made the sport safer by reducing concussions and forcing fighters to protect their heads more, Ching-Kuo Wu, the president of the governing AIBA, told Reuters on Wednesday.

Arrest warrant issued against captain, two other crew members of sunken South Korean ferry

The captain of the sunken South Korean ferry and two other crew members were issued arrest warrant by a court on Friday, as per CNN reports.

Third officer in command when South Korea ferry capsized

South Korean prosecutors said that the third officer was in charge of the bridge of a South Korean ferry when it capsized two days ago, leaving hundreds missing.

Divers enter sunken South Korean ferry in hunt for survivors

Divers battled strong currents and murky waters to finally enter a South Korean ferry two days after it sank, as investigators revealed the captain was not at the helm when the vessel capsized with hundreds on board.

Thousands of stranded Chinese passengers leave Jeju Island

Around 1,100 passengers stranded in the cruise liner Henna have left Jeju Island to Beijing, the Chinese consulate general in Jeju Island said Saturday.

Chinese planes to evacuate passengers on detained ship

A total of 450 passengers from the cruise ship, the Henna, have arrived at the airport on Jeju Island in South Korea for the first plane.

S Korea police break up protest against Navy base

The protesters have for months blocked construction of a naval base on Jeju island.